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The Son of No One (2011)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  9 July 2011 (Japan)
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A young cop is assigned to a precinct in the working class neighborhood where he grew up, and an old secret threatens to destroy his life and his family.

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A rookie cop is assigned to the 118 Precinct in the same district where he grew up. The Precinct Captain starts receiving letters about two unsolved murders that happened many years ago in the housing projects when the rookie cop was just a kid. These letters bring back bad memories and old secrets that begin to threaten his career and break up his family. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

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Serve. Protect. Lie.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, pervasive language and brief disturbing sexual content | See all certifications »

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9 July 2011 (Japan)  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,015 (USA) (4 November 2011)

Gross:

$28,870 (USA) (11 November 2011)
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The fact that director Dito Montiel used to play in a NY hardcore band shines through in his choices for several posters: one of '70s London punk band X-Ray Spex in the hallway of the flat young Milk and his friends were living; one of '80s L.A. hardcore punk band Circle Jerks in young Milk's place; and one of '80s Frisco hardcore band M.D.C. at the police station. See more »

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Loren Bridges: Tampered evidence is wasted evidence
Officer Thomas Prudenti: Yeah... You realize it's not actually evidence untill someone gives a fuck about this?
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Fails on the Execution
17 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A young cop (Channing Tatum) is assigned to a precinct in the working class neighborhood where he grew up, and an old secret threatens to destroy his life and his family.

The basic story here is pretty good, and with Al Pacino and Ray Liotta on board, it should be hard to fail. But this film just comes up short. It has a few too many flashbacks, too many clichés about corrupt cops. And it makes a much bigger deal out of a situation than need be. It conflates the word "murder".

Maybe a fine-tuning of the script would have made this film a winner. And probably casting anyone else in the world besides Katie Holmes would have helped.


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