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The Son of No One (2011)

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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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Officer Thomas Prudenti
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Captain Marion Mathers
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Charolette 'Charlie' White
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Young Vinnie (Carter)
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Young Vicky (as Simone Jones)
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Geronimo (as Lemon Anderson)
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Hanky
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Dominican Nada Puerto Rican
Sean Cregan ...
Martinez
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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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Anti-Heróis  »

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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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Robert De Niro was cast as Detective Stanford, but was replaced by Al Pacino. 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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For fans of the genre ONLY
28 April 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The phrase 'slow burner' was made for The Son of No One. It's about a cop with a secret from his childhood that's about to come back and haunt him while he battles to save his marriage.

Basically, it's a 'cop-on-the-edge' thriller. Only it's not much of a thriller. Drama would be a better description, as there's not much action in it.

It's not particularly dark and it's not particularly gritty. It's just slow. The plot is strung out through use of flashbacks which tell you things that you already know (only longer).

You may be tempted to watch this because Al Pacino and Ray Liotta feature heavily in the promotional material. However, be warned, they're not in it that much - barely passing characters.

Overall, it's okay, but only if you don't mind your films slow and brooding. Every actor does his or her job in the film. Nothing special.


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