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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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Don E. FauntLeRoy (as Don E. Fauntleroy)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Seagal ... Simon Ballister
Eddie Griffin ... Armand Tucker
Carmen Serano ... Alice Park
Cory Hart ... Max Ballister
Liezl Carstens Liezl Carstens ... Linda
Kirk B.R. Woller ... Det. Frank Shaw
Mary Evans Mary Evans ... Irene
Al Staggs Al Staggs ... Priest
Jade Yorker ... Gary Morrison
Jermaine Washington ... Rasheed
Brian Neal Lucero Brian Neal Lucero ... Benny (as Brian Lucero)
Danny Trejo ... El Chivo
Diego Joaquin Lopez ... Winston (as Diego Lopez)
Grady McCardell ... Dwight Morris
Brett Brock ... Watch Sergeant
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Storyline

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.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Once Upon a Time in the Hood See more »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

During the long car chase, you can see that the car chasing Simon is a mid to late 1980's Lincoln Town Car. When the car crashes and flips, it is a redesigned early 1990's model Lincoln Town Car. 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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Connections

References Scarface (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Jon Lee, Elijah Blake (as Sean Fenton), and Jean Michel
Performed by Jeano (uncredited)
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July Force with Steven Segal
4 July 2008 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

This is more like the Steven Seagal that I used to enjoy in the early 90s in films like Hard to Kill, Out for Justice and Marked for Death. He actually is this movie and appears in almost every scene.

Apparently he has run through enough dead wives that no one would marry him, so he is after the person who killed his son. He is a determined killing machine.

As expected from a film that features urban gangs, every other word is f*cker or motherf*cker. I actually think they have beaten Scarface with this film.

The only real criticism I had was the lighting. Almost the entire film took place at night and it was hard to watch. I guess that is to be expected in an urban environment.

My man, Danny Trejo, gets his 15 seconds of fame in the movie.


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