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The Detonator (2006)

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Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.

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Po-Chih Leong (as Po Chih Leong)

Writer:

Martin Wheeler
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wesley Snipes ... Sonni Griffith
William Hope ... Michael Shepard
Tim Dutton ... Jozef Bostanescu
Silvia Colloca ... Nadia Cominski
Matthew Leitch ... Dimitru Ilinca
Bogdan Uritescu Bogdan Uritescu ... Pavel
Warren Derosa ... Mitchel
Michael Brandon ... Flint
Vincenzo Nicoli ... Yuri Mishatov
Stuart Milligan ... Greenfield
Evangelos Grecos Evangelos Grecos ... Kravchenko
Mihnea Paun Mihnea Paun ... Alex
Florian Ghimpu Florian Ghimpu ... Nita
Valentin Teodosiu Valentin Teodosiu ... Czeslaw
Tania Popa Tania Popa ... Ana
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Storyline

After an undercover mission in Bucharest to disclose an international gang of weapon dealers, the agent Sonni Griffith is assigned to protect the Romanian Nadia Kaminski, the widow of an accountant of the Romanian Mafia. However, the CIA safe house is broken in by the criminals, and Sonni realizes that the information was leaked from inside the Agency. Alone, trusting only in his friend Michael Shepard, Sonni fights to survive and protect Nadia. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The fate of thousands are in their hands. See more »

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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA | Romania

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

John Doe See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The day and month of Wesley Snipes character's birthdate of July 31, as seen in his secret file, is accurate, although its year of 1969 makes him seven years younger than Snipes, who was born in 1962. See more »

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When Griffith fights Pavel, (portrayed by Bogdan Uritescu) he disarms Griffith before being overpowered. Griffith smashes Pavel's head once into a sink, and then into a mirror. This causes Pavel's forehead and nose to bleed, as we see in the next shot where Griffith has Pavel in a choke hold. However, when Griffith kills Pavel by snapping his neck, there is no blood on Pavel's face. See more »

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worst movie i have seen in a long time
10 August 2006 | by daniel-829See all my reviews

to start off, i'm easily pleased. i'm in no way a real critic, and movies that authentic critics, friends, family, and newspapers may find awful may even be fun for me to watch.

not this one however.

i got it since it was the newest wesley snipes movie in my DVD-store. i like snipes, but this was a let-down.

bad story, bad actors, continuity-glitches, crappy sound, depressing locations, a pseudo- cool snipes, i really had to force myself to finish the movie.

they even left some markings in the shots where a car was supposed to come to a stop.

and i'm not talking about "small production company/young director/low budget" kind of bad, where you may ignore some mistakes because you feel sympathy.

a wanna-be block buster action movie that disappoints like no other in a long time.


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