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Blood and Bone (2009)

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In Los Angeles, an ex-con takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.

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Ben Ramsey

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Michael Andrews (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Jai White ... Isaiah Bone
Julian Sands ... Franklin McVeigh
Eamonn Walker ... James
Dante Basco ... Pinball
Nona Gaye ... Tamara
Michelle Belegrin ... Angela
Bob Sapp ... Hammerman
Dick Anthony Williams ... Roberto
Francis Capra ... Tattoo
Ron Yuan ... Teddy D
Kevin 'Kimbo Slice' Ferguson ... JC (as Kimbo Slice)
Gina Carano ... Veretta
Maurice Smith Maurice Smith ... Fasthands
Ernest Miller Ernest Miller ... Mommie Dearest (as Ernest 'The Cat' Miller)
Kevin Phillips ... Danny
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In Los Angeles, an ex-con takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.

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Taglines:

In A World Without Rules, He Makes His Own. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, pervasive language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2009 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

Aittitos See more »

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Budget:

$3,700,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

When Bone (Michael Jai White) reveals his intentions to Angela, she asks if he's her "White Knight." Bone jokingly exclaims, "I don't know about... 'White' Knight." This of course, references the fact that Bone is Black; making him her "Dark Knight." One year prior to making this film, Michael Jai White portrayed the Mob boss Gambol in the film "Dark Knight." See more »

Goofs

When James is discussing talking to Franklin McVeigh the hilt of a samurai sword is visible. In the next shot, the sword has disappeared and never reappears. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Prisoner: Might not be any of my business, but uh, JC's crew is headed this way to bump you. And they all got shanks.
Isaiah Bone: I know.
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Referenced in Kim's Convenience: Resting Place (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Blood and Bone
Written by Lonnie 'Pistol' Heller, Don McKenzie, Tears and Leon Gruenbaum
Performed by Anxiety X
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Great action packed movie
30 September 2009 | by YayareaproductSee all my reviews

This was easily one of my favorite martial-arts movies in the last 5 years or so. Michael Jai White plays the part perfectly, and his tough yet concerned persona is great. I honestly couldn't think of a better person to fill this role, and his beautiful martial arts style makes it all the better.

It does suffer from some lackluster acting jobs outside of White. I thought Dante Basco (Pinball) over acted quite a bit, and i don't think he was the best actor for the role.

Other than that the movie was terrific, and i would recommend it to any martial arts fan.


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