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A disgraced black ops agent is dispatched to a remote CIA broadcast station to protect a code operator. Soon, they find themselves in a life-or-death struggle to stop a deadly plot before it's too late.

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Katherine
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Grey
Richard Brake ...
Max
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David
Finbar Lynch ...
Michaels
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Meredith
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Derne
Victor Gardener ...
Fischer
Joe Montana ...
Jeremy Fletcher
Brian Nickels ...
Bouncer (as Brian Sonny Nickels)
Randy Merchant ...
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Hospital Orderly
Max Bennett ...
Intern at Hospital
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When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a young female code announcer, code resources and remote station they are assigned to. After an ambush and one phone call later, it becomes a complicated fight for their survival. Written by AZSigInt

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code | black ops | ambush | fight | cia | See more »

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The code has never been compromised. Until now.

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Ethan Hawke was originally cast but he dropped out and was replaced by John Cusack. See more »

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When Emerson and Katherine find David's body in the basement, the shadow of a boom mic is plainly visible on the back wall. See more »

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Grey: I'll get you a prescription for Ativan, it'll stop your conscience bothering ya.
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Opening credits starts with some numbers spoken and reversed match with the names that are shown. See more »

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Featured in Maltin on Movies: After Earth (2013) See more »

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pretty good!
15 May 2013 | by (New York, USA) – See all my reviews

i enjoyed it!

the story was pretty well told. the background of John Cusack's character was well revealed, so we can better understand his motives and feelings during the unfolding action, the female character was somewhat underdeveloped i think, not that it impacts the story much, but we could have gotten some flashbacks on how she ended up in the station as well, not only in words - but thats all minor mumblings

although it may seem to some as a 'B' rated movie - it is a much, much better than that, you can easily tell that much effort has been put in this movie by a serious team

7/10


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