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Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)

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A jewel thief's daughter is kidnapped after he steals a collection of prized black diamonds, which aren't at all what they seem.

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Odion
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Storyline

When his daughter is kidnapped and held in exchange for priceless diamonds, the leader of a crew of highly skilled urban thieves (DMX) forges an unlikely alliance with a Taiwanese Intelligence officer (Jet Li) to rescue her. Their race against the clock to find the precious stones ultimately unravels a plot to distribute a deadly new weapon of war. Written by PhatBleek

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Kanteihyôka, 100 karat no kyôki [Japan] See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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28 February 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Born 2 Die  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,521,486, 2 March 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$34,604,054, 11 May 2003

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,489,558
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Trivia

Aaliyah was set to star in the film until her untimely death in 2001. See more »

Goofs

When Daria gets off the train walking on the tracks, she has on a heeled shoe. When exiting through the gate, she has on flat shoes. See more »

Quotes

Fait: What's your name anyway?
Su: I am Su.
Fait: Yeah, and I'm Sally.
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Archie and Tommy riff on various subjects, including who will star in the movie version of their lives, under the end credits. See more »

Connections

References Huang jia nu jiang (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Slangin' Dem Thangs
Written by L. Duminie, R. Rangel, F. Massey, Thom Bell and Linda Creed
Performed by Profit
Courtesy of Dinero Records
Contains samples from "You and Me"
Written by Thom Bell and Linda Creed
Performed by The Stylistics
Courtesy of Amherst Records and PolyGram UK.
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Good for what you would expect.
27 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

Ive seen a lot of bad reviews for this film and i am sick of these dorks that only give monsters ball and other films of the genre high ratings because of nudity and "good scripts". This is an action movie wit jet Li and it delivers what you would expect. Hell DMX even attempts to use martial arts and his acting is certainly improving as is Jet Li's. Combine Romeo Must Die and Exit Wounds and this is what you get. The fights are great (Jet vs the champions of UFC), the comedy is there (Tom Arnold and Anthony Anderson) and the film is certainly entertaining so if you want a mindless film with lots of action this is it. Damn Monsters ball. I give this movie a 8!


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