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Death Sentence (2007)

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Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.

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(screenplay), (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Nick Hume
... Billy Darley
... Helen Hume
... Lucas Hume
... Brendan Hume
... Detective Wallis
... Bones Darley
... Joe Darley (as Matthew O'Leary)
... Bodie
... Heco
... Baggy
... Jamie
Freddy Bouciegues ... Tommy
... Spink
... Dog
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Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Protect What's Yours

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong bloody brutal violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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31 August 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sentencia de muerte  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,337,257, 2 September 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,525,276, 26 October 2007
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Bones Darley is opening up his gun safe, he quotes a line from The Crow by James O'Barr - "Fear is for the enemy. Fear, and bullets." See more »

Goofs

During the hockey game, Brendan is seen wearing a half-shield visor. In high school, collegiate, and junior level hockey leagues, it is a common rule that full face masks are required for all players. It is not until professional level hockey that players are allowed to wear half-shields or no facial protection at all. See more »

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[first lines]
Nicholas "Nick" Hume: [while recording his family at Christmas] Okay, guys. Ready?
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References Saw (2004) See more »

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A Message (Charlie Clouser Remix)
Written by Andy Kubiszewski
Performed by Andy Kubiszewski
Courtesy of The Talent House
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One of the best films i've seen this year!
31 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

I loved it!One of the best films i've seen this year.It had everything you could want.It had drama,suspense,action,thrills and more.It was a fun and tense movie to watch.After the Hume family is introduced there is a tragic,senseless killing and the action starts and is non stop.It is typical of what is happening too often these days,where the criminal justice system is failing the victims of crime and favors the criminal who has all the rights.The movie was also emotional and moving and each family member grieved in their own way. It is the kind of movie where you strongly root for the father who is about to avenge his favorite son and initiates his own version of justice against a gang of skinhead looking thugs but with a colored member who grew up with the 2 Darley brothers.And even though some parts were over the top and not always believable,it keeps you on the edge of your seat with excitement.You fully understand this grieving father's wrath and what drove him to the edge.I wonder though(had it been real)if the father would have reacted so strongly if it were his youngest son who was killed instead of golden boy! Towards the end it got surprising and sad but I guess a necessary thing considering the war the father started.And then the story takes a very unexpected twist at the end but,but a satisfying way to end it.The whole movie was very well acted by everyone especially Kevin Bacon who did a lot of his own stunts.I think it was one of his best performances.


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