A mobster moves to a new town as a protected witness and tries to start over, only to find he can't escape his old ways.

Director:

John Flynn

Writer:

Jack Kelly
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Baldwin ... Sal
Peter Gallagher ... Ted
Aron Tager ... Lujak
Katie Griffin ... Gina
Deborah Odell ... Laura
Vlasta Vrana ... Shimanski
Gary Fine Gary Fine ... Mario
Brennan Delaney Brennan Delaney ... Josh
Carlo Berardinucci Carlo Berardinucci ... Joey
Amy Sobol Amy Sobol ... Jenny
Mark Camacho ... Peter
Edward Yankie Edward Yankie ... Buzz (as Edward Yankee)
Olga Montes ... Vanessa
David L. McCallum David L. McCallum ... Bud Barstow
Ian Finlay Ian Finlay ... Maynard
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A mobster moves to a new town as a protected witness and tries to start over, only to find he can't escape his old ways.

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The greatest threat to his future was his past.

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Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Final film directed by John Flynn. See more »

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Sal: Open Your Eyes. I want you to look at me before I kill you.
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Made for Cable - Total Trash
18 April 2003 | by damienstreetsSee all my reviews

You think this film is about the mob? Nossir. It's actually a tawdry suburban tale of a struggling property developer who just after being turned down by the bank (nonsense Hollywood stereotype that banks are conservative) who gets a new neighbor who is in the mob.

How cool I can hear you think.

It's not. It's predictable of course. The mobster is a lady's man who gets real friendly with all his Presbyterian neighbors' wives.

Why has the hoodlum moved into the quiet suburbia? Witness Protection of course. Now there's a well-worn cinematic cliche.

The whole production is cliche corner. No degree of predictability stays unexplored in this one.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 2001 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Protection See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Dolby SR

Color:

Color
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