Dean has PTSD after a wet-job gone bad in Bosnia. Waiting for his police girlfriend at a diner, some bad guys inject him with a hallucinogen. It sends him back to traumatic experiences in Bosnia and he reacts violently.

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David Carson

Writer:

Tom Vaughan
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Wesley Snipes ... Dean Cage
Jacqueline Obradors ... Det. Amy Knight
Stuart Wilson ... Sullivan
Kim Coates ... Peterson
Mark Sheppard ... Leitch
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ... Agent Junod
Vincent Riotta ... Det. Jay Miller
David Schofield ... Dr. Collins
Nicholas Aaron ... McNab
Kim Thomson ... Agent Kennedy
Jo Stone-Fewings ... Agent Gabriel
Cristian Solimeno ... Scott Knight
Gary Oliver ... Sullivan's Driver
Raicho Vasilev Raicho Vasilev ... St. Nevis Guard 1
David Fleeshman ... St. Nevis Guard 2
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Dean Cage is a former CIA operative who suffers from extreme PTSD. While in a program to resolve the stress of the loss his future brother-in-law Scott, he plans to meet Scott's sister at a diner to discuss their plans for marriage. But, he is mistaken for an FBI agent who is trying to stop the sell of a powerful narcotic EX. Written by Harvey Taylor, Phoenix, AZ

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You can't stop a man who will stop at nothing. See more »


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The voice used throughout the movie for actor Adewale Ajbaje is that of Idris Elba. See more »

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Caller ID shows up the way the name it is listed in the directory - last name, first name. But Amy's first name shows first on her Caller ID. See more »

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Referenced in Scarred: Episode #1.5 (2013) See more »

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MOVE
Written and Performed by Leroy and Danoyd
Published by Brevity Music, Inc (BMI)
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Story-driven action film with a touch of originality
15 October 2008 | by gridoon2021See all my reviews

Wesley Snipes fans expecting a fightfest will probably be disappointed with "Unstoppable" / "Nine Lives", since the martial arts quotient is very limited. But those who prefer their action films to be driven by their stories and have a touch of originality in them will probably like this more. The originality comes mostly in the form of the hallucinogenic effects of the drug that Snipes gets injected with, and the ways director David Carson merges illusions with reality. Snipes is believably haunted by his war memories, just as he is believably disoriented by the drug; an action star like, say, Steven Seagal, would hardly be able to handle this role. Playing a police detective who is also Snipes' girlfriend, Jacqueline Obradors is uncompromisingly tough, foul-mouthed and occasionally even unpleasant, and she handles it all with conviction. And Kim Coates always makes a dependable villain. The film also contains one of the funniest lines I've heard in a long time, precisely because it's so unexpected: "Hey, have you seen my pony?" (**1/2)


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Country:

Aruba | USA

Language:

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Release Date:

27 October 2004 (United Arab Emirates) See more »

Also Known As:

Nine Lives See more »

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Bulgaria See more »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,039,526
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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