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A Dangerous Man (2009)

Video  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  9 February 2010 (USA)
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After serving 6 years for a crime he didn't commit, Shane Daniels is released from jail with an apology from the State of Arizona. Within hours of his freedom, he unluckily bears witness to... See full summary »

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After serving 6 years for a crime he didn't commit, Shane Daniels is released from jail with an apology from the State of Arizona. Within hours of his freedom, he unluckily bears witness to a cop killing by Chinese mafia who have a kidnapped girl and a bag of drugmoney. In this action packed thrill ride, Shane agreed to help the girl to get her uncle back to safety. To do that he gets some help from Russian mafia, whose boss owns him a favor for saving his son from the Chinese cop killing action that happened before. Written by Andre Lipp

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Dandy! Dynamite!! Dangerous!!!

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Some of the filming was done in Canada; the film concludes with a shot of the Chateau Lake Louise. See more »

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The uniform worn by the state trooper early in the film has regular shirt buttons in earlier shots, then metal buttons in latter shots. See more »

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Shane Daniels: So, let me go, just let me go on by, or I'll fuck you up ugly.
Mugger #1: [laughs] "Fuck you up ugly", he says
Mugger #2: Both of us?
Mugger #1: Tell me something, what does that mean, "fuck you up ugly"?
Shane Daniels: It means your momma won't recognize you in your coffin!
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Seagal with a mean streak
5 February 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The big man's back in business in yet another cookie-cutter action vehicle. This time around, the lacklustre plot sees Seagal jailed for a crime he didn't commit (or did he?). Years later, he's out on the streets and soon stumbles into an all-out drugs war between two rival mafia gangs: one Russian, one Chinese.

The ensuing mayhem will come as no surprise to anybody who's seen a Seagal film, as he kicks, beats, breaks and shoots his way through various bad guys without ever getting a scratch himself. From the outset, A DANGEROUS MAN stands out as one of the star's more violent outings. The portly fighter has a real sadistic streak in this one: not just content to beat up his enemies, he mutilates them as well as breaking various bones.

Quickly dispensing with an embarrassing sex scene early on, this hits its stride in good time and proves to be never less than entertaining: the plot is derivative but the story movies at speed and the action sequences are plentiful and well handled. Sure, it will never win any awards, but at least it's never boring. Fans should find this one of Seagal's better films of recent years.


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