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Freelancers (2012)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  12 January 2013 (Japan)
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The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Malo (as Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson)
Robert Jude
Billy Morrison
Terrence Burke
Gabriel Baez
Young Malo (as La'Jessie Janoard Smith)
Dominique DuVernay ...
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The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss, Sarcone, will see if he has what it takes to be rogue through many trials and tribulations of loyalty, trust and respect. When the truth about his father's death is revealed revenge takes him over and he won't stop until justice has been truly served. Written by Elizabeth Obermeier, Marketing Manager

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Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 January 2013 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Un crimen inesperado  »

Box Office


$11,000,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

(as Datasat Digital Sound)| | |


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


After brief bookings in New York and Los Angeles on August 10, 2012, the film went quickly to video on August 21. See more »


[first lines]
Bailif: The Queens Borough Court is now in session.
Judge: Jonus Maldonado, Lucas Ryan, A.D. Valvern. You're charged with criminal possession of narcotics. How do your defendants plead?
Lawyer: Due to mitigating circumstances, not guilty, your Honor. The defendants have no priors. We request bail.
Judge: Bail denied.
[gavel bang]
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Set Up (2013) See more »


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Performed by: Snatch Magnet
Written by: S. Benton, J. Weekley
Produced by: Snatch Magnet
Published by: 3am Music Limited
Administered by Fintage Publishing & Collection B USA
(c) 2011 Cutting Edge Music Services
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freelancers or freeloaders!!!
16 August 2012 | by (France) – See all my reviews

OK for a Saturday evening film, when the washing up is done and all quiet in the house, this will keep you fit as you slide into a deep sleep without the aid of a milky drink and a chocie biscuit. Firstly Mr whitaker looks decidedly lost in this film not a role for the Last King of Scotland more like Mc duff! De Niro just there for the money and film credits (he has done 163 now) and Mr 50p made a good effort, he hit most of his marks and looked slightly interested in the unfolding story, but his facial expressions changing every 17.6 became most annoying put me off taking him to serious as a lead role (has he got some form of Palsy? in that case he did well)

Story was the same as previous stories, the only difference they were told better and with more conviction from the characters (yes Vinnie i mean you). Best part of the film, as when i got up to search for some more washing up. all work and no play.

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