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In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Dolph Lundgren ... Maxwell

Vinnie Jones ... Vincent Camastra

Randy Couture ... Jack Reiley

Gianni Capaldi ... Eddie

Carly Pope ... Beverly

Susie Abromeit ... Kathy

Daniel Bonjour ... Frank

Holly Lynch ... Vicky

Cinthya Carmona ... Ashley (as Cinthya Bornacelli)

Michael Rivera ... Agent Haraday

William McNamara ... Agent Waters

Ken Lally ... Hitman #1

Jake Jacobson ... Jake the Doorman

LaDon Drummond ... Captain Johansen
Cody Davis ... Drug Pusher

Domiziano Arcangeli ... Madsen

Chuck Saale ... Lt. Thompson

Giorgio Serafini ... Sanchez (Taco Truck Guy)

Alton Clemente ... Ralph the Bartender
Philip Forteza ... Trailer Perp

Esteban Cueto ... Jimmy the Bouncer

Clint Glenn Hummel ... Agent #1 (as Clint Hummel)

Patrick Mulderrig ... Agent #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Victoria De Mare ... Afterhours Dancer

James Evans ... Sgt. Graham
Aaron O'Brien ... Hitman #2

Mindy Robinson ... Afterhours Dancer

Al Burke ... LAPD Officer Lifor (uncredited)
Brie Cubelic ... Screaming Girl (uncredited)

Matt Fleuret ... Hitman #3 (uncredited)
Matt Foyer ... (additional voices) (uncredited)

Mario E. Garcia ... LAPD Officer Alfaro (uncredited)
Ludewick Graham ... LAPD Officer Williams (uncredited)
Derek Jacobsen ... Man at Bar (uncredited)

Mark Jacobson ... (additional voices) (uncredited)
Oliver S. James ... LAPD Officer Kindred (uncredited)

Roberto Kawata ... LAPD Officer Shizuko (uncredited)
Jimmy Lui ... Russian Bouncer (uncredited)
Scott Mallace ... Tony (uncredited)

Rick Mancia ... LAPD Officer D. Burdett (uncredited)

Travis McHenry ... Frank's Friend (uncredited)
Frank Mercuri ... LAPD Officer White (uncredited)
Marguerite Nocera ... Mrs. McPhatter (uncredited)

Jesse Peri ... (additional voices) (uncredited)
Majid Raees ... Poker Player #1 (uncredited)
Jimmy Rinaudo ... Scalese's Goon (uncredited)

Alejandro Romero ... Busser (uncredited)

Galen Sato ... Brother (uncredited)

Mark Rhino Smith ... Doorman (uncredited)

Lester Speight ... Big Johnny (uncredited)
Deina Torres ... LAPD Officer Escobedo (uncredited)

Christine Uhebe ... Girl at Party (uncredited)
Trixx Ian Vitolo ... Lap Dance Patron (uncredited)

Corey Weber ... DEA Agent (uncredited)
Kelly Wood ... Taylor (uncredited)

Directed by
Giorgio Serafini 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Agustin  written by

Produced by
Agustin .... producer
Christopher Branch .... executive producer
Gianni Capaldi .... producer
Sebastien Chartier .... executive producer
Randy Couture .... producer
Geza Decsy .... executive producer
Phillip B. Goldfine .... producer
Dolph Lundgren .... producer
Nick Reed .... executive producer
Benjamin Sacks .... executive producer
Bryan S. Sexton .... co-producer
Original Music by
Brian Jackson Harris 
Justin Raines 
Michael Wickstrom 
Cinematography by
Marco Cappetta 
Film Editing by
Scott Evans 
Casting by
Mario E. Garcia 
Production Design by
F. Joseph Burns  (as Joe Burns)
Art Direction by
Allison Arachea 
Set Decoration by
Allison Schenker 
Costume Design by
Samantha Kuester 
Makeup Department
Yesica Gallegos .... makeup artist
Ashley Ann Harris .... second assistant makeup artist
Charlotte Orlove .... makeup artist
Ren Rohling .... makeup department head
Ren Rohling .... special makeup effects artist
Production Management
Kacy Palmieri .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mike Campbell .... second second assistant director
Valerio Esposito .... second unit director
Stephenie Galvan .... second assistant director
Jason Sklar .... first assistant director
Art Department
Sabine Asanger .... property master
Harold Erkins .... art department production assistant
Hill Vinot .... prop maker
Kelley Walsh .... assistant property master
Marline Zayayou .... art department assistant
Sound Department
Brian Hackett .... production sound mixer
Sean Higgins .... sound re-recording mixer
Sean Higgins .... supervising sound editor
Matt Hovland .... foley artist
Brian N. Lam .... sound effects editor
Daniel J. Porpora .... boom operator
Sergio R. Rocha .... adr mixer
Nathan Smith .... foley mixer
Dan Snow .... sound supervisor
Alex Weiss .... sound effects design
Visual Effects by
Aaron McLane .... visual effects supervisor
Ryan Wilmott .... visual effects artist
Jordan Hassay .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Tj Austin .... stunt double: Randy Couture
Fariborz Azhakh .... stunts
William De Vital .... stunt rigger (as William Devital)
Matt Fleuret .... stunts
Meegan Godfrey .... stunts
Chris Guzzi .... stunt double: Gianni Capaldi
Anthony Kleeman .... stunts
Ken Lally .... stunt fighter
Jimmy Lui .... fight choreographer
Jimmy Lui .... fight coordinator
Jimmy Lui .... stunt coordinator
Tony Messenger .... stunt double: Dolph Lundgren
Benny Urquidez .... stunt coordinator
Josh Yadon .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Jesse Baritz .... camera pa
Sergio De Luca .... b camera operator
Jorge Devotto .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Clayton Walking Eagle .... second assistant camera
Matt Fore .... b camera operator
John Ngo .... camera assistant
William Novy .... gaffer
Justin O'Neill .... aerial drone pilot
Leoncio Provoste .... first assistant: B camera
Errol Sabinano .... second unit dit
Francesco Sauta .... camera operator
Francesco Sauta .... digital image technician
Tonaci Tran .... aerial camera operator
Marcos Valadez .... grip
Casting Department
Laura Ambrosy .... extras casting
Editorial Department
Kyle Walczak .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Jeffrey Hayat .... composer: additional music
Transportation Department
Mario E. Garcia .... transportation captain
Other crew
Laura Ambrosy .... pre-production assistant
Travis Cochran .... production assistant
Lucy Doty .... central city studio owner
John Follo .... police technical advisor/trainer
Kevin Hindley .... script clearance
Joshua L. Laolagi .... production assistant
Marguerite Lliteras .... central city studio operations manager
Ralph Lliteras .... central city studio manager
Sunshine Lliteras .... central city studio props department
Maximilian Reid .... production assistant
Chuck Saale .... technical advisor: police
B.J. Thomas Jr. .... production assistant
Christopher Villalba .... production assistant
Eric Wysocki .... production assistant
Dave Chan .... special thanks

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Also Known As:
"Raging Cops" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, sexuality/nudity and drug content
96 min
Aspect Ratio:
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14 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Entertaining, recommended for a watch, 2 October 2013
Author: Mali Smith from London, England

Picked up Hard Rush for a quick watch over the weekend and I have to say I actually enjoyed it. Sceptical at first however it was in the charts at Tesco's DVD section so I gave it a shot.

Where to start?

Well, story centres two rising drug dealers who own a club and want to climb the ladder of success in Los Angeles. One named Frank and one named Eddie (who is a Scot). They steal drugs from the wrong man, Vincent. who in turn wants them to sell for him which they do successfully however a dirty cop, Reilly, wants in on the action. All this is happening whilst an FBI agent, Maxwell, is hunting them all down. They ultimately all meet up in a bedroom at the end of the film.

Writing was OK. Story lacked in some places and there were areas which were massively underdeveloped. There was a very weak relationship between Dolph and the undercover agent, that part had no impact on the story. Would have really enjoyed the relationship between the two to be taken further. Would have also been nice to see a further developed story line on the relationship between the two drug dealers and ultimately what happened to Vinnie Jones' character at the end. No closure? Also a little more written on Reilly perhaps? On a positive note, some of the characters he created were original and at times extremely amusing and I enjoyed how all webs weaved ended up meeting in one location at the end. I really enjoyed some of the dialogue too, had sound and original elements in it. Bravo.

The director did a good job as much as I can see with the budget he was given. Casting was great. I liked the shifts/breaks between scenes. I also like his choice of locations believe it or not. His choice of characters were daring and paid off. Some of the sky shots of the city as well as the shots overlooking the sea helped open it up a lot. Nice work! I must watch more from him.

Action. As far as this goes, it was all ground level but solid and acceptable. Fighting scene at the end between Couture and Lundgren was great. They used a rain machine in the last scene and it enhanced the fight. Great choice by the director. Also seeing Vinnie in action was on the money.

Acting. Dolph Lundgren is Dolph Lundgren. To the critic who gave this a bad score, you are not a good reviewer. If I wanted to watch Gosling or Di Caprio I wouldn't have picked up this film. This film is not comparable to anything like that. I am sure at a budget level, whatever that may have been, they did a good job. Dolph will not produce anything worthy of a good actor performance so get over it. In this he was acceptable, lets be honest, when his girlfriend was in serious danger at the bar he didn't change his expression one bit but I did care? No. As far as the others, Vinnie Jones was perfectly cast, he did a great job and wow did he beat poor Eddie to a pulp. Always menacing and threatening as ever. Randy Couture, he is one for the future to watch. I thought he played his part well, maybe he could've seemed a little more menacing at times but he did well. He displayed some softer sides to his character which I really enjoyed, wish I saw more of him doing that. Frank, (Daniel Bonjor) never heard of him before this, but he did a solid job and was well suited for that role. I liked his less menacing approach to his character, was good, possibly question the relationship side a little. Eddie, a Scot, Gianni Capaldi (Dr Who's relative), I thought did really well. As explosive as he was I enjoyed watching his crazy antics, excellent excellent casting, changed paces of scenes and was colorful. Did Peter give him tips? The rest were all solid. On a whole, I thought everyone did well and I enjoyed their performances.

Why I rated this film so highly?

Its exactly where and what this film is supposed to be. It seems like it was developed the best it could be. Its always nice to see a mixture of old faces mixed with new ones balancing out the possibly worn out actors introducing new blood to the screen. I was kept entertained through it and thoroughly enjoyed many aspects of this film. If there is a better film out there made at this level I would like to see it.

Thumbs up!

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