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This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving... See more »

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Sasha Petrosevitch
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49er One / Donald Robert Johnson
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Nicolas 'Nick' Frazier
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49er Six
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Warden El Fuego
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Twitch
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Little Joe (as Michael 'Bear' Taliferro)
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Special Agent Ellen Williams
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Judge Jane McPherson
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Lester McKenna
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Guard Damon J. Kestner
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Sonny Eckvall
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49er Three
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Agent Hartmann
Wiliam T. Bowers ...
Alcatraz Guard
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Frank Hubbard
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FBI Agent
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Reporter
Yasmina Filali ...
Sophia (as Yasmina Filall)
Jed Sutton ...
Air 49er
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Herself
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Twitch's Girl
Eva-Maria Schönecker ...
Priest
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49er Seven
Rainer Werner ...
49er Nine
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49er Eleven
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49er Ten
Wolfgang Lindner ...
49er Twelve
Volkhart Buff ...
Hooded Figure
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Inmate #1
Christian Gneisel ...
Inmate #2
Lutz Vogel ...
Inmate #3
Stefan Langel ...
Gunner
Ralph Güthler ...
Gunner (as Ralph Guthler)
Jogi Blumenthal ...
Entrance Guard
Thorsten Gliewe ...
Entrance Guard
Michael Bornhütter ...
Entrance Guard (as Micha Bornhütter)
Marc Logan-Black ...
Control Center Guard (as Mark Logan-Black)
Mike Brun ...
Tower Guard
Georg Ebinal ...
Tower Guard / Truck Driver
Wanja Götz ...
Nick's Crew
Norman Ernst ...
Nick's Crew
Asuka Tovazzi ...
FBI Chop Shop
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FBI Chop Shop
René Bellmann ...
Forklift Driver
Eddie Geber ...
Inmate
Sascha Magerl ...
Inmate
Chi Man Wong ...
Chinese Tier Guard
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Officer William T. Bowers (uncredited)
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Lawyer (uncredited)
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SWAT Captain (uncredited)

Directed by

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Don Michael Paul

Written by

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Don Michael Paul ... (written by)

Produced by

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Christopher Eberts ... executive producer
Randall Emmett ... co-executive producer
Richard L. Fox ... associate producer
George Furla ... co-executive producer
Phillip B. Goldfine ... co-producer (as Phil Goldfine)
Brandon K. Hogan ... producer
James Holt ... co-producer
Elie Samaha ... producer
Uwe Schott ... executive producer
Steven Seagal ... producer
Alison Semenza ... line producer
William B. Steakley ... line producer
Andrew Stevens ... producer
Mac Yasuda ... associate producer

Music by

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Tyler Bates

Cinematography by

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Michael Slovis

Film Editing by

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Vanick Moradian

Editorial Department

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David Feldman ... apprentice editor
Derek Herr ... on-line editor
Mike Milliken ... color timer
Chris Mistorni ... first assistant editor
Joel T. Pashby ... assistant editor
Aaron Rottinghaus ... apprentice editor
Christine Seino ... assistant on-line editor

Casting By

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Jeff Gerrard

Production Design by

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Albrecht Konrad

Art Direction by

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Andreas Olshausen

Set Decoration by

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Ernestine Hipper

Costume Design by

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Barbara Jäger

Makeup Department

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David Atherton ... hair stylist: Mr. Seagal / makeup artist: Mr. Segal
Sheila Evers ... makeup artist
Björn Rehbein ... hair designer / makeup designer
Valeska Schitthelm ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Michelle Werner ... key makeup artist: US Crew

Production Management

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Markus Bensch ... production manager
Thorne Mutert ... unit manager
Maureen Norton ... post-production supervisor
Andrew Stevens ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Art Camacho ... second unit director
Richard L. Fox ... first assistant director
Karen Fulham ... first assistant director: second unit
Klaus Große Darrelmann ... second assistant director
Eva-Maria Schönecker ... first assistant director
Jonathan Southard ... first assistant director: Los Angeles
A. Stevens ... first assistant director
Juliane Walker ... assistant director (as Juliane Heicken)

Art Department

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Christoph Baumstieger ... set dresser / swing
Roman Berger ... stand-by carpenter
Simon-Julien Boucherie ... assistant set decorator
Klaus Eckmann ... swing gang
Enzo Enzel ... head painter
Michael Fechner ... prop supervisor
Oliver Kuhlmann ... stand-by props chargehand
Christoph Lanksch ... set dresser
T. Brett Lindsey ... scenic artist: reshoots
Joao Gonzaga Silveira ... stand-by props
Otu Tetteh ... painter
John Wong ... storyboard artist

Sound Department

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Kami Asgar ... supervising sound editor
Ed Cantu ... sound mixer
Vincent Guisetti ... foley artist
Wayne Heitman ... re-recording mixer
Larry Hopkins ... layback sound mixer
Takako Ishikawa ... sound effects editor
Devin Joseph ... dialogue editor
Pamela Kahn ... foley artist
Marla McGuire ... adr editor
Robert Nichols II ... sound recordist
Kyle Rochlin ... foley mixer
Tim Tuchrello ... sound editor

Special Effects by

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Michael Apling ... special effects: technical support
Norman Ernst ... special effects technician
Sebastian Hanusch ... special effects assistant
Till Hertrich ... senior special effects technician
Stefan Knauer ... special effects technician
Michael Luppino ... special effects foreman
Armin Moritz ... special effects technician
Uli Nefzer ... special effects supervisor
Marcus Preussing ... armourer (as Marcus Schmidt)
Bernd Rautenberg ... head of armour weapons
Jens Schmiedel ... special effects senior technician
Thomas Thiele ... special effects technician
Bernd Wildau ... special effects: technical support
Adolf Wojtinek ... special effects: technical support

Visual Effects by

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Clay Dale ... visual effects
Victor DiMichina ... digital imaging supervisor
Chris Ervin ... digital compositor
Patrick Flanagan ... digital compositor
Tyler Foell ... digital effects supervisor / visual effects producer
Mike Hardison ... CG supervisor: Pixel Magic
James David Hattin ... digital compositor/removal guy
Bonnie Kanner ... executive producer: Pixel Magic
Kevin Kipper ... digital artist
John R. McConnell ... 2D Compositor: Pixel Magic
Ray McIntyre Jr. ... visual effects supervisor
Brad Moylan ... lead digital compositor: Pixel Magic
Patrick Murphy ... digital compositor
Josh Novak ... lead compositor: main title sequence
Alfredo Ramirez ... digital effects compositor: Pixel Magic
Michael Geordie Spradling ... weather effects
Michael Stetson ... digital artist: Pixel Magic
Mike Uguccioni ... digital compositor
Juan Carlos Vargas ... visual effects (as Juan Vargas)
Christopher Dusendschon ... digital imaging: iO Film (uncredited)
Tony Magaletta ... first assistant cameraman (uncredited)

Stunts

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Peggy Arndt ... stunt double: Nia Peeples/49er Six
Sandra Barger ... assistant stunt coordinator / stunt double: Claudia Christian
Joseph Billingiere ... stunt double
Volkhart Buff ... stunt coordinator
Silke Böttcher ... skydiver
Art Camacho ... action coordinator
Chan Chek ... special stunts / stunt double: Kurupt
Chon Chek ... stunt double: Morris Chestnut
Frank Christoffer ... skydiver
Günther Cords ... skydiver
Norman Ernst ... stunt rigger
Christian Gneissl ... stunt double: 49er Four
Ralf Gunther ... stunt double: 49er Five
Ralf Haeger ... stunt rigger
Heiko Kiesow ... stunt double: Steven Seagal
Sascha Kuchenbuch ... skydiver
Vhin Quang Lee ... special stunts
Wolfgang Lindner ... stunt double: Steven Seagal
Alexander Magerl ... stunt rigger
Mike Möller ... stunt double: Nia Peeples/49er Six
Piet Paes ... driving double: Steven Seagal
Markus Pütterich ... skydiver
Le Vinh Quang ... stunt double: Ja Rule
Ariel Roncoli ... stunts
Babette Schimanek ... stunt double: Linda Thorson
Katrin Schrake ... skydiver
Wolfgang Stegemann ... stunts
Chi Man Wong ... special stunts
Xin Xin Xiong ... fight choreographer
Wing Kin Yip ... special stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Peter Altmann ... video operator
Klemens Becker ... director of photography: second unit
Viviane Bendjus ... clapper loader
Jan Brun ... dolly grip
Brek Cooney ... grip
Johnny Feurer ... first assistant camera b-camera
Steven Garrett ... best boy grip: second unit (as Steve Garrett)
Mario Grech ... rigging spark
Birgit Gudjonsdottir ... camera operator
Greg Harrington ... camera operator: second unit
David Hörnle ... second assistant additional camera
Holger Joos ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Sebastian Meuschel ... camera operator
Ronald Schwarz ... gaffer
Sascha 'Sash' Seitz ... second assistant camera
Marco Teuchert ... best boy / electrician

Casting Department

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Josh Godfrey ... casting assistant
Iris Müller ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Anna Isabell Logen ... costumer: Steven Seagal
Meike Schlegel ... costume supervisor
Juliana Stenzel ... crowd costumier
Carol Anne Wegner ... key wardrobe (as Carol Turney)

Location Management

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Christian Klempert ... location manager
Silke Krüger ... assistant location manager
Mark Stehli ... location manager

Music Department

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Lexington Alexander ... composer: additional music (as Malé Baby Alexander)
Jim Ervin ... music consultant
Michael Lloyd ... executive soundtrack producer / music supervisor
Brian Richards ... music editor
Mark Skillingberg ... assistant music editor
Tim Williams ... orchestrator (as Timothy Williams)

Transportation Department

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Benjamin Dunker ... driver: Steven Seagal
Michael Kraft ... personal driver: Ja Rule
Daniel Mattig ... transportation coordinator
Grit Menzzer ... production driver
Alexander Stolle ... driver: property

Other crew

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Alan Abrams ... production legal affairs
John 'JR' Craigmile ... accountant
Ava DuVernay ... publicist
Torrence Hall ... armorer: USA
Charles Heaphy ... production financing
Mary Jasionowski ... post-production accountant
Marg Johnson ... stand-in: Ja Rule
Meng Johnson ... miscellaneous crew
T. Sonny Klawitter ... personal assistant: Steven Seagal
Casey Leveque ... photo retoucher
Peter Madamba ... script researcher
Sabine Renger ... assistant production coordinator
Marco Schenke ... crowd marshall
Anna Schmigalla ... accountant
Zoe Simijonovic ... script supervisor: second unit
Imke Sommerkamp ... production coordinator
Philip J. Strina ... production legal: Barab Abrams & Coate
Mike Tristano ... armorer: USA
Jim Valdez ... assistant: Andrew Stevens
Martin Boris Velanov ... stand-in: Steven Seagal
Ian Watermeier ... finance manager
Sabine Wührer ... script supervisor
Xin Xin Xiong ... fight choreographer
Sabine Zimmer ... script supervisor: second unit
Brynne Chappell ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Michael Bay ... special thanks
Pen Densham ... special thanks
Mick Partridge ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A criminal mastermind has set in motion a plan to infiltrate a high tech prison in order to persuade a death row inmate to reveal the whereabouts of $200 million worth of gold. It's up to an undercover FBI agent to stop him before it's too late. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines The Good. The Bad. And the Deadly. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Lockdown (United States)
  • The Rock (United States)
  • Halbtot - Half Past Dead (Germany)
  • Mission Alcatraz (France)
  • Al filo de la muerte (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 98 min
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Box Office

Budget $13,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $7,820,536, 17 Nov 2002

Did You Know?

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Trivia In an article for the German publication Berliner Kurier, Wolfgang Lindner recalls the eccentricities of Steven Seagal on the set. Reportedly, Seagal traveled everywhere in the company of a Buddhist adviser whose verdicts on the state of Seagal's karma would be reason enough for Seagal to halt filming for a day. See more »
Goofs Rocket propelled grenades do not have blow-back, yet when he fires the RPG, Twitch is projected back to the glass. See more »
Movie Connections Edited from Charlie's Angels (2000). See more »
Soundtracks Gangstafied See more »
Crazy Credits Actor Richard Bremmer is credited in opening credits but missing from the closing credits. See more »
Quotes Nick: [driving the stolen car] You know you're crazy, don't you?
Sasha: Yeah, cuckoo crazy!
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