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Elephant White (2011)

R  |   |  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
Markus Waldow ...
The Man with the Stopwatch
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Jirantanin Pitakporntrakul ...
Mae
Weeraprawat Wongpuapan ...
Boss Katha
Apichart Chusakul ...
Advisor Bhun (as Abhijati Jusakul)
Suteerush Channukool ...
Number Two
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Rajahdon
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The Drunk Man
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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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17 May 2011 (USA)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Curtie Church: We make our own luck.
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Thai Buddhist Priests Chanting
Traditional
Arranged by Charles Jonkey (ASCAP)
Published by Jonkey Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Sonic Safari Music
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Truly Awful
26 February 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The highlight of this film is Kevin Bacon's accent. He plays 'Jimmy the Brit' just so everyone knows he's supposed to be British (not an Aussie). His accent is a cross between Jason Statham and Dick Van Dyke with a good dollop of Ramsey-esque swearing thrown in.

Djimon Hounsou plays 'Curtie Church' (seriously) a troubled, spiritual mercenary with a conscience (Steven Seagal must have been unavailable). He has little to do in the film apart from shooting, slicing and generally rolling around an ever increasing number of bad guys.

The characters are all stereotypical, the script is lazy ("You're dark, and I don't mean your skin tone...") and the action scenes are bland, boring and forgettable.


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What a piece of **** DoctorDrake
The shotgun attachment thebigdipper
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Sounds suspiciously close to the plot of 'Leon/The Professional' bricksnmortar82
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this movie could have been alright if it wasnt so poorly executed wiseman_ben
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