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Caged Animal (2010)
"The Wrath of Cain" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  7 December 2010 (USA)
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Cain, a crime king-pin sentenced to life in prison, sees his son Ricky come to jail on charges of accessory to murder, followed shortly by one of the gangsters he was charged with ... See full summary »


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Cain, a crime king-pin sentenced to life in prison, sees his son Ricky come to jail on charges of accessory to murder, followed shortly by one of the gangsters he was charged with assassinating. Things get heated in the prison complex as Cain comes to terms with his neglect of his family while he deals with cancer. Foreseeing his own death behind bars, he determines to make Ricky and his enemy JD Parker see that they have something in common. Written by Jason Pollock (povo)

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A father's crusade to save his sons from his past... and themselves. See more »


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Rated R for violence, pervasive language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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It has it's moments
17 February 2013 | by See all my reviews

This film did have potential to be a underground hit, but the direction was missing. Wasn't Ving Rhames best work, but at the same time he wasn't working with the most talented actors. I watched the film to see Nipsey Hussle's work, but was blow away by the plot. Great plot, just wasn't directed right. But the movie is not awful and is watchable a couple of times. it has well meaning message and if you are into prison flicks, this fulfill your needs. I give it a B-! The ending was kind of wack,and lazy. Hopefully it was because of a poor budget Like i said before, don't expect any Oscar winning performances, but it is a good flick to watch. Also, I think the score of the movie could have been better when you have two great rappers in Nipsey Hussle and Gillie the Kid!

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