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Setup (I) (2011)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  13 October 2011 (Russia)
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A group of friends become involved in a potentially deadly diamond heist.

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Sonny (as Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson)
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Mia (as Jenna Dewan)
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A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back what is rightfully his. When he finally comes face to face with his longtime friend he will be forced to make a life changing choice. Written by Elizabeth Obermeier, Marketing Manager

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

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When there is a man talking to Vincent at 1:12, he shoots his gun from under the table and there are 3 bullet holes, when it cuts back after showing the man hit by the bullets, there are no holes in the table. See more »

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Sonny: When I was younger I wanted to be a priest. I was going into the battle to save men's souls from the evil of the world. But as I got older, I saw the world for what it really was. It wasn't so much who I was going to save, but what was going to save the world from me.
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References Duck Hunt (1984) See more »

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Performed by ATG (Antonio the Great)
Written by Antonio Metcalf and Angelo Sgouros
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bad script, worse acting
14 September 2011 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

The screenplay feels like a teenager wrote it, who learned to cuss by his wangster older brother, and now uses his overly foul language in the most inappropriate situations.

On top of the horrific acting and terrible dialogue, the characters seem to feel the need to describe what they're doing as their doing it. And hey 50-cent, it's called pronunciation, try it!

The plot can't decide what type of action movie it wants to be. It feels like the writers just strung a series of their favorite movie scenes from all their favorite movies randomly together. There is no action leading to the next action, just 50 running around sticking a gun in everyone's face and explaining the plot over and over again.

Question: WHY ARE ALL THE CHARACTERS EXPLAINING TO ME WHAT I'M WATCH?! Answer: it's a dumbed-down movie for those people who are always asking questions during a movie.

Oh and the music sucks, sounds like stock music or the temp soundtrack was never changed.


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