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Urban Justice (2007)

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When a dedicated police officer is murdered, his father goes on a hunt for the people responsible.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Simon Ballister
... Armand Tucker
... Alice Park
... Max Ballister
Liezl Carstens ... Linda
... Det. Frank Shaw
Mary Evans ... Irene
Al Staggs ... Priest
... Gary Morrison
... Rasheed
Brian Neal Lucero ... Benny (as Brian Lucero)
... El Chivo
... Winston (as Diego Lopez)
Grady McCardell ... Dwight Morris
... Watch Sergeant
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When a dedicated police officer is murdered, his father goes on a hunt for the people responsible.

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When revenge is personal, justice can be brutal.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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13 November 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Once Upon a Time in the Hood  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

At one point, Screen Gems was considering this film for a theatrical release. See more »

Goofs

Seagal's Chrysler 300C in the movie has three sets of wheels. All of them appear to be OEM Chrysler, but are obviously three different sets. The first set have a chrome machined face and seven spokes. The second set have a cast appearance with six spokes. The third set are of a monobloc design, and in fact may actually be hubcaps. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Linda: Can't you call in sick or say you have doctor's appointment?
Max Ballister: No.
Linda: [lays on top of Max in bed, moaning and kissing him] You know I can make it worth while.
Max Ballister: [scene skips ahead to Max walking outside with Linda riding piggy-back] You're Gonna make me late.
[puts her down]
Linda: I don't want you to leave!
Max Ballister: Got to.
Linda: No.
Max Ballister: Got to.
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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Get Away With That
Written by Michael Baiardi and Daniel Salvador
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Real fan review
16 September 2007 | by See all my reviews

Just saw this movie and wasn't expecting much as his films since exit wounds have been abysmal in my opinion, i haven't even watched flight of fury because by that point i gave up and just started watching the old seagal films when he used to do his own fighting an speech.well this film is a near return to form, its action packed very violent loads of seagal kicking ass, and i didn't spot one voice over, the acting wasn't bad either it is definitely his best film since exit wounds. Steven is still pretty out of shape but he pulls this movie off, there is loads of hand to hand combat,guns,knives and car action. Eddie Griffin does a good job as a gang boss and ads some decent humour to the movie. Don't get me wrong this is no masterpiece and some of the fighting is speeded up but i think real seagal fans will love this and will see it as a very big step in the right direction.


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