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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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Robert Jude
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Billy Morrison
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Terrence Burke
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Gabriel Baez
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Un crimen inesperado  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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[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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Won't Forget
(IV Legend Remix)
Performed by Interstate Feat. Jenny Laszlo
Written by J. Laszlo, K. Lau, M. Burns and M. Lewis
Produced by Interstate
Remixed by IV Legend
Published by Burnmore Music (ASCAP)
(c) 2011 Burnmore Music
www.InterstateDjs.com
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Three reasons to pass on this film
15 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

1. Two Academy Award Winning Actors who are also directors star alongside an ex-drug dealer-turned-rapper/actor.

2. The production company is owned by the aforementioned E-DDTRA

3. The estimated budget is less than either of the two Academy Award winning actors normally get paid.

While not the worst film, I've seen. I could have made better use of my money. 50 Cent is a slightly better actor than he is a rapper, which is not saying much. The plot has been done many times before in much better films (Training Day, Deep Cover). Curtis: Leave the acting to actors and the rapping to rappers. You don't see Jay-Z or P-Diddy starring in action/drama films, do you?


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