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Stephanie Acosta ...
Hood girl
Nova Aragon ...
Carmen Ortega (as Nova Clark)
Evie A. Armstrong ...
Lourdes
Vivian Brown ...
Velvet
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Carlos Montez
Juan Calderon ...
Mafia Thug
Rick Carillo ...
Thug
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Abuelo Ignacio
Alexandra Castruita ...
Young Natalie
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Roy Belcher
Jason Cox ...
Nando
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R. J. Maxwell
Alex De Hoyos ...
Frankie
Rey Dominguez ...
Mansion Guard
Danny Garcia ...
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Danny Ortega is imprisoned for a crime of justice at a very young age. After 17 years in prison, he returns to his town of Houston to find that crime and drugs have overturned what he once called home. When he attempts to rebuild his life, the lust for power overtakes him and launches him into the world that he always dreaded. Written by Pablo Veliz

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You can't kill a dead man.

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Several of the shooters hold their pistols sideways while firing. This is strictly a Hollywood gimmick; it is not done in real life because of the possibility of the gun jamming and the shot missing its target. See more »

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Lyrics by Emmanuel Gyadu AKA Scrip and Aleksandar Sasha Panich
Music by Jaron Deal and Aleksandar Sasha Panich
Produced by Aleksandar Sasha Panich
Performed by Emmanuel Gyadu AKA Scrip and Aleksandar Sasha Panich
Courtesy of AREA ILLUSIONS
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Intense movie!
23 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie is a cross between Romeo and Juliet and Scarface! I recommend you watch the movie with a date.. There is something in it for everyone (everyone except young children).. Great cinematography... Wonderfully scored.. the music pulls you into the movie.. A very intense movie in some parts.. The tension and energy continues to builds until the very end.. The movie leaves you wanting more... The great thing is that this is a prequel to "7 Kilos" yet I believe there is still room for another movie since you really "Can't Kill a Dead Man"... It'd be nice to see where the story of the Danny Ortega character goes before "7 Kilos"... Great movie though and Danny Trejo performed to his finest and stills holds the record as Hollywoods favorite Bad Guy...


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