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David DeFalco (written by)
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Release Date:
23 February 2010 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
In order to save his kidnapped daughter, an ex-Marine is forced to take on a gang of killers when an accident leaves the brother of a malicious criminal dead. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
At least I got a good laugh out of it See more (28 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Rob Van Dam ... Bobby Kalinowsky

Dave Bautista ... Big Ronnie 'B.R.' (as David Bautista)

Lara Grice ... Dawn

Edrick Browne ... Clay

Louis Herthum ... Briggs

Ava Santana-Cassano ... Elise Freeman (as Ava Santana)

Stormy Daniels ... Stormy

Randal Reeder ... Trouble
Jerry Katz ... Seth

Brooke Frost ... Brianna

Ja Rule ... Razor (as Ja Rule a.k.a. Jeffrey Atkins)
Nelson Frazier Jr. ... Animal

Damon Lipari ... Nicky

Scott L. Schwartz ... Deacon (as Scott Schwartz)
David DeFalco ... Demon (as David Defalco)

Marrese Crump ... Markus

Omarion Grandberry ... Stash (as Omarion a.k.a. Omari Grandberry)
Qwes ... Dawg (as Quess a.k.a. Brian Wakefield)

Ross Britz ... Ethan
Big Dog Ramar Jenkins ... Big Dog
Carsten H.W. Lorenz ... Cab Driver (as Carsten Lorenz)

Anthony Michael Frederick ... Detective Hernandez (as Anthony M. Frederick)

Gabriela Ostos ... Abused Woman

J. Omar Castro ... Cop
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Christine Bently ... Dancer (as Christine Bently Quinn)

Shaun Grant ... Gangster

Kristen Merritt ... Hot Girl
Sam Tongue ... Skinhead Thug

Monica Acosta ... Club Guest (uncredited)

Cedric Burton ... Gangster (uncredited)

Jason Lumberjack Johnson ... Thug (uncredited)

Ryan Chase Lee ... Gangbanger Driving Car (uncredited)
Don Lincoln ... Homicide Detective (uncredited)
R.O. Mackey ... Bad Guy in Tactical Vest (uncredited)

Sam Medina ... Latino Gang Leader (uncredited)
Shedrick Nellon ... Detective #2 (uncredited)

Gustavo I. Ortiz ... Clubbie (uncredited)

Blain Sanchez ... Cop (uncredited)

Roger J. Timber ... Pier Guard #1 (uncredited)
Chris Urti ... Latino Gangster (uncredited)

Directed by
David DeFalco 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David DeFalco  written by

Produced by
Ryan S. Black .... associate producer
Barry Brooker .... executive producer
David DeFalco .... producer
Brendan Garst .... co-producer
Rainer Grupe .... executive producer
Jason Hewitt .... producer
Carsten H.W. Lorenz .... producer
Ron Robinson .... executive producer
Marc Samson .... co-producer
Michael Tadross Jr. .... executive producer
Lara Thompson .... executive producer
Dawson Warner .... co-producer
Stan Wertlieb .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jim Kaufman 
 
Cinematography by
Tom Lembcke  (as Thomas Lembcke)
 
Film Editing by
Andrew Drazek 
Ezra Gould 
Donald Ray Washington 
 
Casting by
Lisa Marie Dupree 
 
Production Design by
Jeremy Woolsey 
 
Set Decoration by
Robert W. Savina 
 
Costume Design by
Suzanne M.B. Chambliss 
 
Makeup Department
Hailey Authement .... key makeup artist
Lauren Thomas .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Brendan Garst .... unit production manager
Joseph Langdale .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Currier .... first assistant director
Jason Hewitt .... second unit director
Steven C. Prince .... second unit director
Steven Chester Prince .... second unit director
Valerie Rodriguez .... second second assistant director
Justin Trofholz .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Adam Cambre .... leadman
Jonathan Cappel .... set dresser
Matthew Gatlin .... property master
John Gorman .... construction coordinator
Sam Jacobs .... on-set dresser
Patrick W. Knight .... set dresser (as Pat Knight)
Elliot Westphal .... props
 
Sound Department
Clay Achee .... foley artist
Jason Dotts .... sound effects editor
Vinit Gala .... Hindi Dubbed
Tyler Heath .... sound
Paul Knox .... boom operator
Ryan Chase Lee .... foley artist
Andrew McPeters .... production sound intern
Michael Russo .... adr mixer
Michael Russo .... foley mixer
Michael Russo .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Ken Speed .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Lawles Bourque .... visual effects artist
Kris Kelley .... visual effects artist
Jason Nystrom .... visual effects artist
D.J. Shea .... visual effects
 
Stunts
Randy Austin .... stunts
John Bernecker .... stunts
Harold Burns .... stunt driver
Cedric Burton .... stunt performer
Jude Cambise .... stunts
Austin B. Church .... stunts
Austin B. Church .... utility stunts
Marrese Crump .... fight choreographer
Shaun Grant .... stunts
Max Hardberger .... stunt safety
Luke Hawx .... stunts (as Oren Hawxhurst)
Justin McCully .... stunts
Phil O'Dell .... stunt coordinator
Phil O'Dell .... stunts
Chad Rose .... stunts
Chester E. Tripp III .... stunts
Tony Vo .... stunt safety
Tony Vo .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Adam Beard .... dolly grip
Lawles Bourque .... digital imaging technician
Stephen Fouasnon .... second assistant camera
Thomas Garner Jr. .... best boy
Christian Herrera .... camera operator
Christian Herrera .... director of photography: second unit
David J. Lukinovich Jr. .... electrician
David J. Lukinovich Jr. .... lighting technician
Gabriela Ostos .... still photographer (as Gabriela Ostos-Tamez)
Teddy Smith .... still photographer
Troy Wagner .... first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
John Girod .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sarah Bacot .... set costumer
Michelle Toledo .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Lawles Bourque .... colorist
 
Music Department
Casey Phillips .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Morris Aroesti .... transportation coordinator
Monica W. Fuller .... driver (as Monica Williamson)
Chris Pedersen .... driver
Ken Speed .... picture car coordinator
 
Other crew
Clay Achee .... key set production assistant
Guy Broussard .... production assistant
Katie Calhoon .... office production assistant: pre-production
Todd Crockett .... production accountant
Mike Groner .... insurance broker
Hunter Holder .... set production assistant
Jason Lumberjack Johnson .... stand-in (as Jason Johnson)
Ryan Chase Lee .... set production assistant
Tom Lewis .... production attorney
Shedrick Nellon .... key location manager
John A. O'Connell .... script supervisor
Paige Pemberton .... production coordinator
Ashleigh Scheuermann .... intern
D.J. Shea .... title designer
Paul Gene Simmons .... craft service
Ken Speed .... set medic
Adrian Ward .... production financing
 
Thanks
Aaron Bayham .... special thanks
Cedric Burton .... grateful thanks
Amber Havens .... special thanks
Kip Holden .... special thanks
Jonathan Meisner .... special thanks
Patrick Mulhearn .... special thanks
Chris Stelly .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for violence, language, brief drug use and nudity
Runtime:
88 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
Certification:
Australia:MA | New Zealand:R16 | Singapore:M18 (cut) | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #45648)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Rob Van Dam did all his own stunts, some with out wires.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: When Trouble asks the Latino gang members if they are down for the hit on Bobby twice you can see Trouble's lips move and no sound comes out.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Demolition Man (1993)See more »
Soundtrack:
Dang Diggy DangSee more »

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12 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
At least I got a good laugh out of it, 5 March 2010
Author: lovecraft231 from United States

Lionsgate is known for many things: Releasing controversial movies ("Irreversible", "O", "American Psycho"), prestige pictures that get award attention ("Precious", "Crash", "Away From Her") and of course Horror movies (too many to count-though that genre has unfortunately taken something of a back seat as far as theatrical releases are concerned.) But the one thing people tend to forget to associate Lionsgate with is Straight to DVD movies. For who knows how long, Lionsgate has been giving the world the best (well, usually worst or most mediocre) in straight to DVD Horror, Action and general Exploitation. David (the absolutely abysmal "Last House on the Left" rip off "Chaos") Defalco now gets into this market with "Wrong Side of Town", a really bad but at least laughable blend of Wrestlesploitation (B-Movie with a Professional Wrestler(s)) and Rapsploitation (B-Movie with a Rapper(s).)

Bobby Kalinowsky (Rob Van Dam) is living a peaceful life with his wife and daughter, when they are invited to a night club run by a corrupt crime lord named Seth (Jerry Katz.) When his wife is nearly raped by Seth's coked up younger brother, Bobby comes in to save to day-and inadvertently kills the guy. None to pleased by this turn of events, Seth puts a bounty on Bobby's head, and hires local gangs (which include R&B singer Omarian, rapper Ja Rule and wrestler Viscera) to hunt him down. Thing is, Bobby is an ex-navy seal, and knows how to fight back. He knows he can't go at it alone though, so he turns to his old buddy Big Ronnie (Dave Bautista) for help.

First thing's first: "Wrong Side of Town" is not anywhere near as bad as DeFalco's prior movie "Chaos", as it's nowhere near as downbeat or ugly as that film. It's still an inept exercise though, with atrocious acting (more on that in the next paragraph), poorly choreographed action scenes, poor direction, heavily advertised actors not getting particularly huge roles (Ja Rule is barely in it, and probably wondering what the hell happened to his career in that he has ended up having a small role in a terrible Straight to DVD movie from the director of "Chaos", and Bautista, despite getting top billing, is barely in the thing), bad editing, and so much more. Sure, you can throw in all the nudity (including a cameo from porn star Stormy Daniels) and action you can, but that doesn't make the movie good.

And back to the acting. Oh boy, it is atrocious. Nobody in this movie can act worth a damn-especially star Rob Van Dam, who acts stiff and boring to the point that you wonder if he's an inanimate object and not a living being. In fact, the terrible acting ends up becoming the sole saving grace of this movie, as it becomes hilarious. My stomach actually hurt from laughing so hard, especially when we first meet the character of Big Ronnie. It's almost worth cherishing in that respect.

Apart from it's casting, there is no real distinguishing "Wrong Side of Town" from any other bad Straight to DVD action movie from Lionsgate. Everything from the cheap "James Bond" inspired opening credits to everything else on display is low rent to the point of inanity. That out of the way, if sh!%%y Straight to DVD action movies are your thing, and if you want a good laugh out of cinematic ineptitude, then by all means watch this.

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