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The Last Stand (2013)

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The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff.

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Sheriff Owens is a man who has resigned himself to a life of fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction after leaving his LAPD post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with failure and defeat after his partner was crippled. After a spectacular escape from an FBI prisoner convoy, the most notorious, wanted drug kingpin in the hemisphere is hurtling toward the border at 200 mph in a specially outfitted car with a hostage and a fierce army of gang members. He is headed, it turns out, straight for Summerton Junction, where the whole of U.S. law enforcement will have their last opportunity to make a stand and intercept him before he slips across the border forever. At first reluctant to become involved, and then counted out because of the perceived ineptitude of his small town force, Owens ultimately accepts responsibility for the face off. Written by Production

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Not in his town. Not on his watch. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, and language | See all certifications »

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18 January 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El último desafío  »

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Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,281,433 (USA) (18 January 2013)

Gross:

$12,026,670 (USA) (22 February 2013)
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Eduardo Noriega dubbed himself in the Spanish version. See more »

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Burrell's choice of weapon for the showdown in town was a Colt Walker, a cap and ball black powder pistol from the 1840s. Not only did you not see clouds of black smoke every time he fired, but he never reloaded, a job that would have taken several minutes. See more »

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[first lines]
State Trooper: [getting on the radio after being passed] Dispatch...
Dispatcher: Go ahead...
State Trooper: Contact the FAA and tell them some smart ass is flying a jet plane around out here without any lights.
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Blue Moon Revisited (Song For Elvis)
Written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Performed by Cowboy Junkies
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Canada and The RCA Records Label
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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If not for the director, this would be DTV.
19 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this tonight with four friends. There were 7 people total in the theater.

This movie is TERRIBLE. Terrible to the point that it's funny, but still terrible. The dialog seems like it was written by a ten year old. The action is pretty good, except for the final battle.

The comedy and "one liners" are just bad. It's nearly on the same level as Collateral Damage.

It will probably be a cult classic because of how bad it is (ala Punisher: War Zone). I think people are giving it a free pass because it's Arnold. Anyone else makes this movie, it would be getting skewered right now. I'm excited he's back on the big screen too, but I swear, sometimes people have blinders on.


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