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 Paul Maguire arrives at his daughter's school, he is driving a 2014 Cadillac XTS but when both leave, the rear overhead shot of the car accelerating away is that of an Infiniti G37. See more »
How someone like you got as far as you did in the organization, without knowing its ghosts.
Lives are quiet. Like knives.
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I can tell you all you need to know about this movie in one sentence. One dimensional characters spewing stereotypical dialog containing an implausible plot. I read the plot outline before watching this movie and thought it had the makings of a decent crime drama but I guess I should have paid more attention to the genre tag on the IMDb page. It lists action as the first type of genre. That is accurate. If you will be satisfied with some fist and knife fights, some shootings and a couple of generic car chases then this is the movie for you. Otherwise stay away. Go change the oil in your car or organize your toothpick collection as you will find these more entertaining.
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