After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests, NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
In the year 2045, a L.A.P.D. detective and his new Android partner enter the Zone, which is a forbidden section of the city plagued with an unknown disease. Together, they discover the reason everyone is sick, and try to stop the illness.
Michael Jai White,
After the brutal murder of his partner, an undercover detective must recover a book of codes. Time is of the essence as the culprits ready to leave. Armed with only three bullets, he must ... See full summary »
Michael Jai White,
FAVELA, the first installment in the CODENAME: FALCON franchise, introduces former marine John "Falcon" Chapman, a dark anti-hero driven by guilt and suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, who will destroy himself unless given something else to destroy - a useful weapon-of-last-resort for the U.S. State Department. When Chapman's sister is brutally attacked while on assignment in Brazil, Chapman flies into Sao Paulo to track down her assailants, quickly entering the city's seedy underbelly and discovering a world of drugs, the sex trade, corrupt cops, and organized crime syndicates battling for control. Written by
Michael Jai White and Lateef Crowder also appeared in the short film Mortal Kombat: Rebirth (2010) although they did not share any scenes See more »
During a lull in the gun battle in the favela, we see that Carlo's pistol has a "stovepipe" (fired brass has failed to eject and is stuck in the ejection port), rendering the pistol inoperable. He makes no move to clear the obvious malfunction. See more »
Are you taking your medicine?
[John shows her the meds, she snatches the bottle and eats one]
Mints, really John?
John 'Falcon' Chapman:
Look, my prescription ran out and I don't like taking those things anyway, It makes my head all swimmy. Besides, you're always complaining about the shit that comes out of my mouth, At least now it's minty fresh.
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Having seen "Blood and Bone" I was interested to see MJW's latest outing, and with some minor reservations this movie is worth a look if the genre interests you. Its well shot, reasonable well acted throughout, with a good peppering of action sequences culminating in the standard "final battle". The fight scenes are well done, focusing on MJW's obvious skills without special effects or camera trickery. The plot moves along nicely, true its a little formulaic and maybe predicable, but name an action/revenge movie that is not....its more about the journey than the destination....hands up who wasn't sure if Liam Neeson would find his daughter in "Taken". The thing that impresses me the most is how good it it is considering the budget...$4.5 million, compare that to "The Expendables" $262 million...and it doesn't look cheap...think more "Transporter" than "Bourne".... ...now there's a thought MJW v Jason Stratham..
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