The reformed criminal Paul Maguire is a businessman in the construction business and happily married with Vanessa Maguire. His sixteen year-old daughter Caitlin Maguire is his pride and joy. One night, Paul and Vanessa go to a dinner party and leave Caitlin with her friends Mike and Evan at home. During the night, his dinner is interrupted by Detective Peter St. John that tells that Caitlin had been kidnapped and her friends are wounded. Paul learns that three criminals had invaded his house and abducted his daughter. Paul meets his friends and former crew, Kane and Danny Doherty, and they unsuccessfully press the smalltime criminals expecting to have news from Caitlin. Soon she is found dead in a park and they see the result of the ballistics indicating that a Russian Tokarev pistol killed Caitlin. Now Paul is haunted by his past and believes that the Russians are seeking revenge. Paul, Kane and Danny start a war against the Russians but no mobster knows any connection of the Russian... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nicolas Cage is a huge fan of Carne de neón (2010), Paco Cabezas' second movie and the one who caught the attention of Hollywood. According to Cabezas, Cage specially loved the performance of Macarena Gómez, and even tried to have her on Tokarev for a role, but Gómez's schedule didn't allow it. See more »
When interrogating Oliver, Danny throws a cinder block out the window. You can see the cable that is attached to his girlfriend's back harness as the rope goes over the window ledge and drags her near the window. See more »
When I was 19 years old I was the Number 1 Light Heavyweight champion in the Soviet Olympics Boxing Team. Did you know this?
No, I don't like sports. Especially not Soviet sports.
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I saw some negative reviews here, then went and saw the movie anyhow and ended up liking it.
Sure fairly predictable at times, the usual clichés and stereotypes, etc., but I found it pretty enjoyable over all.
Also I'm a big Nick Cage fan. Now if you look at the movie as a whole and you didn't like it you can't blame him. He seemed to carry what was given for him in the role. No not great like last years "The Frozen Ground" movie, but I found it pretty enjoyable over all.
Also (with out giving any plot spoilers) it's unfair and pointless to compare this to some popular abduction movie, because if those people actually watched it they see they are not at all the same. Unfortunately there are just too many dimwitted, jaded, entitled, internet trolls, and too many sycophant followers with out the courage to make their own subjective opinion.
If you are Nick Cage fan, like action, revenge movies, etc., you might just like this movie like I did!
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