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12 Rounds (2009)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 27 March 2009 (USA)
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Detective Danny Fisher discovers his girlfriend has been kidnapped by an ex-con tied to Fisher's past, and he'll have to successfully complete 12 challenges in order to secure her safe release.

Director:

Renny Harlin

Writer:

Daniel Kunka

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Cena ... Danny Fisher
Aidan Gillen ... Miles Jackson
Ashley Scott ... Molly Porter
Steve Harris ... George Aiken
Brian White ... Hank Carver
Gonzalo Menendez ... Ray Santiago
Taylor Cole ... Erica Kessen
Kyle Clements ... Dave Fisher
Peter Navy Tuiasosopo Peter Navy Tuiasosopo ... Willie Dumaine
Travis Davis ... Anthony Deluso
Nick Gomez ... Samuel
Brian Decaro Brian Decaro ... FBI Agent Gator
Rosalind Rubin Rosalind Rubin ... FBI Agent Sheila
Billy Slaughter ... Technician
Kim Collins Kim Collins ... Phil the Plumber
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Storyline

Uniformed New Orleans PD officer Danny Fisher earns his promotion to detective to his near-rather lucky, albeit brave, arrest of ruthless terrorist arms-dealer Miles Jackson, whose girlfriend Erica Kessen got accidentally killed during the dirty FBI-operation. Exactly a year later, Miles has escaped and blows up Danny's house as foretaste of a Herculean race to accomplish twelve near-impossible tasks against the clock, otherwise his kidnapped girlfriend Molly will be killed. Yet at the end, another master-plan is suspected. Written by KGF Vissers

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 March 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

12 desafíos See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,329,240, 29 March 2009

Gross USA:

$12,232,937
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Taking from something from Cena's wrestling career, anytime a cast member messed up they had to do push-ups for whichever person they wronged, and say "I am '(name of the person wronged)''s bitch!" after each one. See more »

Goofs

When talking on phone after the house blows up you can see a police crowd control officer in the background standing in front of an orange car. See more »

Quotes

Det. Danny Fisher: I'm training the world's most dominant pug. He's going through a bulking phase.
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Alternate Versions

Theatrical PG-13 version 108 min. and director's unrated cut 110 min. See more »

Connections

Referenced in La noche de...: 12 trampas (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Sexual
Composed by Jim Johnston (as James A. Johnston)
Performed by Jim Johnston with Stevan Swann
Courtesy of World Wrestling Entertaiment, Inc.
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speed with a vengeance!
19 March 2009 | by trojans7See all my reviews

this very enjoyable action flick by renny harlin has opened in Australia with little fanfare. it a shame for it has all the ingeedance of a box office hit, good action,good plot,fast pace and a no brainer.

12 rounds moves at a hell of a pace which is great because if you think about it to long its just plain stupid.but it does, so you don't care well that is if you are a action junkie, and i guess you are or you would not be reading.

its good to see renny back on the big screen doing what he does best blowing stuff up.he made the better pirate movie in my option. so sit back relax put your mind in neutral and let the fun begin.


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