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Elephant White (2011)

 -  Action | Crime | Fantasy  -  17 May 2011 (USA)
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An assassin is hired by a businessman to avenge the murder of his daughter by white slave traders in Thailand.

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Curtie Church
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Mae
Weeraprawat Wongpuapan ...
Boss Katha
Apichart Chusakul ...
Advisor Bhun (as Abhijati Jusakul)
Suteerush Channukool ...
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Rajahdon
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Storyline

In Bangkok, the assassin Curtie Church (Djimon Hounsou) is hired by a businessman to kill six men. Job done, the employer proposes another contract to Curtie to kill the lord of the traffickers that had addicted, prostituted and murdered his daughter. Curtie seeks out the Englishman Jimmy that is an arm dealer and he rents heavy weapons. Then Curtie provokes a war between gangs to eliminate the greatest number of white slave traders. Meanwhile, the young prostitute Mae meets Church and helps him to release other girls. When Mae vanishes, Curtie seeks her out and finds the truth about Mae. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong violence, language, sexual content, some nudity and drug material | See all certifications »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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When Curtie is talking to Mae, he pulls out a bag of .50 caliber rifle bullets and starts sharpening the tips of them with a file. While that looks very sinister, it is something a serious shooter would never do. A hand filed tip on a bullet could dramatically alter the flight path and make it highly inaccurate. A filed down bullet would also have a negative impact on the air pressure over the projectile and would compromise the expansion and/or overall penetration. It looked very cool, but a pro would never do that. See more »

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Entertaining Movie
8 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The plot was simple and the acting OK, but overall I really enjoyed this movie. I don't know what people expect from a movie. There are many bad reviews for this one, but I found it to have just enough action and I love seeing bad guys getting what they deserve. Kevin Bacon's accent is overdone, but I think it is suppose to be. I thought it was pretty funny. The lead actor was cast perfectly. He is strong in every role I have seen him in. There is no love story, but every once in a while a director has the courage to make a movie without a love story. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who hates bad guys. Check it out.


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What a piece of **** DoctorDrake
The shotgun attachment thebigdipper
What a crap! yuanx-ma
Sounds suspiciously close to the plot of 'Leon/The Professional' bricksnmortar82
This movie wasn't bad at all. tmacklem
this movie could have been alright if it wasnt so poorly executed wiseman_ben
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