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The Keeper (I) (2009)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  3 October 2009 (Japan)
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Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked ... See full summary »

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Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked to work as a bodyguard for the daughter of a wealthy businessman. The businessman had been a colleague of Sallinger years before, when they were both cops. When mobsters kidnap the businessman's daughter, he hunts them down to rescue her and protect her. Written by Voltage Pictures

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This is the second film in which Liezl Carstens co-starred with Steven Seagal. They first acted together in Urban Justice, in which Carstens played Linda, the wife of Simon Ballister's (Steven Seagal) son. See more »

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About halfway through the film, the other characters in the film begin to refer to Seagal's character, Roland Sallinger, as "Roland Ballinger" for no particular reason. See more »

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Steven Seagal is back on track. Excellent movie with great action scenes
2 November 2009 | by (Vienna, Austria) – See all my reviews

From about 2002 to 2005 Seagal was really not very good at picking movies. Or maybe those he made were the only ones offered to him. Lately though, his pictures are getting better and better with each one. The last ones like Against the Dark, Kill Switch and Driven to kill were all pretty good movies. This latest one might have even made it into theaters if Seagal Movies didn't retain a certain distrust from the audience. As for the Plot: Seagal plays a Cop who is betrayed and shot by his partner, but survives. Soon after he is discharged from the force due to medical complications. Moments after getting the dismissal notice he receives a Call from an old friend of his who is now a rich property owner in Texas begging him to help him out with a big security problem. His daughter was recently the victim of a kidnapping attempt and he begs Seagal to look after her. Of course the noble knight can't refuse a plea from an old friend. Well long story short he travels there fights a lot of bad guys, kills a bunch of them and the whole process of doing so looks really great.

Of course this Movie can't keep up with $100 Million Productions but it can easily keep up with such movies as "War" or the "Transporter"-Movies.

For Seagal Fans this should be a no brainer and for fans of decent action flicks you might wanna try it.


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