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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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Malo (as Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson)
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LaRue
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A.D.
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Lucas
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Cyn
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Joey
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Robert Jude
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Billy Morrison
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Terrence Burke
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Gabriel Baez
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Ricky
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Young Malo (as La'Jessie Janoard Smith)
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Karlin
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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

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

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12 January 2013 (Japan)  »

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Un crimen inesperado  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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

Quotes

[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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King of the Clowns
Performed by IV Legend
Written by J Reyes, M. Burns
Produced by: IV Legend
P & (c) 2011 Burnmore Music (ASCAP)
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The director of Soul Plane proves he knows action films like he knows comedy
26 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

New York police captain Sarcone (Robert DeNiro, who's frankly been on auto-pilot for what seems to be a decade now) seeks to train Malo (50 Cent)' the son of his deceased partner in his corrupt secret cabal of corrupt cop ways. He's partnered up with the equally corrupt LaRue (Forest Whitaker, who was MUCH better as Kavanaugh, a sanctimonious foil to Vic Mackey in The Shield) In fact 50 Cent's character in this kind of reminded me of Julien a tad from that aforementioned series. Not that the film is anywhere close to that glorious series, if anything quite the opposite this film sucks. Just that it made miss The Shield and wish it were still on the air.

My Grade: D


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