Legacy: Black Ops (I) (2010)
"Legacy" (original title)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  11 March 2011 (UK)
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An AWOL Black Ops soldier mentally unravels when holed up in a Brooklyn motel room.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Star
Valentina Gray
Ola Adenuga
Gregor Salenko
John Kazek ...
Stephanie Gumpel
Diane Shaw
Darnell Gray Jnr
Ronny Tarbuck
Roy Cloglam


Black Ops operative Malcolm Gray returns home after a botched mission in Eastern Europe. Holed up in a Brooklyn motel room, he is torn between retribution and personal salvation as he mentally unravels. When the walls close in, his story may be all he can leave behind. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong brutal violence including some torture and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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$500,000 (estimated)

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Producer, Arabella Page Croft said the final edit of the film was only completed 2 days before the premier, which was "close to the wire". They had a final run through of the film on the morning of the premier. She also said she was proud the whole film had been shot in 22 days and all in Scotland. See more »

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9 February 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was shocked when I looked this movie up to see that its rating. For a film with a smaller budget it is excellent. Fans of The Wire will be pleased to see Idris Elba in a challenging role. Fans of Batman Begins/The Dark Knight, will recognize Joe Chill and Detective Ramirez. Eamonn Walker plays a sympathetic antagonist and brother to Idris Elba.

The film itself takes place after a failed mission and Malcom Gray (Idris Elba) holds up in a dingy apartment alone. As the film proceeds it becomes clear that not everything is what it seems. For a low budget psychological thriller, there is quite a lot of action.

Sadly, I think this movie is destined to be under-rated and under- appreciated. Give it a chance, you won't be disappointed.

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