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  (in credits order)

Ray Liotta ... Jack Verdon

Christian Slater ... Agent Vuckovitch

Ving Rhames ... Captain Langley
Gisele Fraga ... Ana Verdon

Sarah Ann Schultz ... Jenny Thames

Michael Rodrick ... John Lee

Melora Walters ... Agent Glover
Chris Leblanc ... Detective Soter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Raymond J. Barry ... Trent Verdon
Serena Caryl ... Rebecca
Trent A. Chastain ... Jack's newborn son
C.R. Clatworthy ... Thomas Lincoln
Wes Deitrick ... Sully

Cindy Dolenc ... Annie Locke

Alex Donnolo ... Young Jack - age 19

Tony Doupe ... Lynch

Kelly B. Eviston ... Coroner

Aaron Farb ... Michael Richards
Rachel Handler ... Body double
Nike Imoru ... Sarah Parker

Kent Kimball ... Detective

Michelle Krusiec ... Sung Li

Robert Sean Parker ... Cemetery Worker (as Sean Parker)
Dominic Salvatore ... Young Jack Verdon
Sali Sayler ... Lisa Lincoln
Adrienne Thommes ... Murder Victim
Vanessa Toll ... Ellie Nelson

Patrick Treadway ... Father Harlan
Scott Alan Berk ... Cop #2 (uncredited)
Trey Donner ... Coroner's Assistant (uncredited)
Aaron A. Fink ... Creep in Market (uncredited)
Aaron Kimling ... Police Officer (uncredited)

Kenny Parks Jr. ... Cafe Patron (uncredited)

Directed by
Rich Cowan 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
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Produced by
Steve Anderson .... producer
Rich Cowan .... producer
Marc Dahlstrom .... line producer
Howard Kerbel .... executive producer
J.D. McKee .... producer (as Jason Mckee)
Richard Salvatore .... executive producer
Sarah Ann Schultz .... producer
Daniel Toll .... producer
Taye Voye .... producer
Original Music by
Pinar Toprak 
Cinematography by
Dan Heigh 
Film Editing by
Jason A. Payne 
Casting by
Nike Imoru 
Production Design by
Vincent DeFelice 
Set Decoration by
Dan Beyer 
Costume Design by
Lisa Caryl-Vukas  (as Lisa Caryl)
Makeup Department
Amy Bruscoe .... makeup artist
Emily Chisholm .... makeup artist
Trista Jordan .... makeup department head
Mike Meyers .... hair stylist
Production Management
Juan Mas .... unit production manager (as Juan A. Mas)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adam C. Boyd .... second assistant director
Jared Briley .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Craig Binkley .... key armourer
cdavid cottrill .... property master (as Cdavid Hall-cottrill)
Michael Ruby .... key scenic
Angela J. Smith .... lead
Sound Department
Aaron Breeden .... re-recording mixer
Aaron Breeden .... supervising sound editor
Adam Breeden .... foley artist
Adam Breeden .... sound editor
Jackie Johnson .... adr recordist
Mark McBryde .... adr mixer
Mark O'Russa .... boom operator
Mark O'Russa .... dialogue editor
Tom Taylor .... production sound mixer
Special Effects by
Beau Crouch .... special effects props
James Pendleton .... special effects crew
Conor Wing .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Travis Berry .... visual effects artist
J.D. McKee .... visual effects artist (as Jason Mckee)
J.D. McKee .... visual effects supervisor (as Jason Mckee)
Camera and Electrical Department
Mark L. Anderson .... b camera operator
Pat Ficek .... grip
Bryan Gosline .... set grip
Devin Greenman .... data wrangler
Nate Heyer .... best boy electric
Paul Mayne .... camera operator
Pete Moroz .... still photographer
Chris Purkiss .... lighting technician
Mike Vukas .... gaffer
Bob Webeck .... first assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alayna Caryl .... wardrobe supervisor
Rebecca Cook .... key costumer
Renae Meredith .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Travis Berry .... assistant editor
Location Management
Phil Andrade .... location manager
Pete Moroz .... location manager
Transportation Department
Katie Dougherty .... driver: cast
Shannon Freeman .... driver: cast
Lance Hruza .... driver: honeywagon
Mike Kjolso .... transportation coordinator
Shawn Odom .... transportation captain
Jason Yarbrough .... driver: hair/makeup combo
Other crew
Laurent Boyé .... international publicist (as Laurent Boye)
Brigid Carey .... production assistant
Bob Corff .... dialect coach
Cheryl Cowan .... script supervisor
Amanda M. Davis .... production assistant
Trey Donner .... key set production assistant
Aaron Fink .... production assistant
Aaron A. Fink .... production assistant
Amber Grunte .... production coordinator
Heidi Habib .... assistant production coordinator
Brad Harland .... production accountant
Justina Renoud .... craft service
Mary C. Rolfes .... production coordinator
Shay Smith .... intern

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Rated R for disturbing violent content, graphic nudity and language including sexual references
92 min
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Be Gentle, 9 August 2012
Author: craigvalenciaga from Washington State

I love Ray Liotta (Goodfellas...). There is something about his eyes and his interpretation of text that plants him in the garden of good actors. Ving Rhames and Christian Slater are not slouches; they both have a body of work that they can be proud of.

The film has shortcomings but I want to compliment the actors, crew, and artists involved. It's hard to hit the ball out of the park every time but they suited up and did the best they could.

What I see is a script that had quite a few voices that had to be placated in order for the film to be made. There are too many levels of intellect and articulation. Nobody edited the script. The script teeters uncomfortably between genres; the director creates a new sub-genre of pornography at times and then the contextual shots want to make the film artsy. Crime-Porn? I guess.

The script isn't even really that insufferable. The problem is with he pacing, the camera work, the editing, and the dumbing down of EVERY element--! Nobody looks good...and if no one looks good what's the point?

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