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The Keeper (2009)

Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked ... See full summary »

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Keoni Waxman

Writer:

Paul A. Birkett
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Seagal ... Roland Sallinger
Liezl Carstens Liezl Carstens ... Nikita Wells
Arron Shiver ... Mason Silver
Johnnie Hector Johnnie Hector ... Manuelo (as Johnny Hector)
Steph DuVall ... Conner Wells (as Stephan Duvall)
Luce Rains ... Jason Cross
Kevin Wiggins ... Det. Simon Pacheco
Trine Christensen ... Regina Lawson
Tomas Sanchez ... Jorge
Rio Alexander ... Victor
Jessica Williams ... Nurse
Charlie B. Brown Charlie B. Brown ... Captain James (as Charlie Brown)
Seri DeYoung ... Socialite #1
David Manzanares ... Police Officer #1
Angela Serrano Angela Serrano ... Asian Massage Girl
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Storyline

Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked to work as a bodyguard for the daughter of a wealthy businessman. The businessman had been a colleague of Sallinger years before, when they were both cops. When mobsters kidnap the businessman's daughter, he hunts them down to rescue her and protect her. Written by Voltage Pictures

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence throughout, language, some sexuality/nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

3 October 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Sous haute protection See more »

Filming Locations:

Galisteo, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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This is the second film in which Liezl Carstens co-starred with Steven Seagal. They first acted together in Urban Justice, in which Carstens played Linda, the wife of Simon Ballister's (Steven Seagal) son. See more »

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About halfway through the film, the other characters in the film begin to refer to Seagal's character, Roland Sallinger, as "Roland Ballinger" for no particular reason. See more »

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Steven comes again!
23 October 2009 | by teemu-tapaninenSee all my reviews

I've been a Steven Seagal fan for a while. Actually I really like old style action movies and Steven is one of the best actors in this genre. So I was very happy when I realized that The Keeper is out. I had to get my hands on it asap. Of course now a days you'll have to be afraid of what you'll get when you'll watch a Steven Seagal movie. The quality has dropped from the old days. I think everyone knows that.

Well I watched this new and long waited Seagal film. I'll keep this comment short but first let me base my opinion. I think that there are many kind of good movies and one type is a good action. And by action I mean action. When I want to watch an action film I want action. That's it! Nowadays there are lots of so called "action films" but many times the makers have concentrated too heavily on the blot.... And what is that. A good action movie needs to be very very entertaining and those complicated blots are some times in the way... I think. When I wan't to see a good action film it really doesn't need to have a good blot. All it needs is an actor with charisma and some kick ass action in it!

So... The Keeper. To keep it short. Delivers this. Seagal really is like in the old days. A kick ass ex cop with a personal charisma to blow up walls. And that's it. The fighting scenes are made quite nicely and they are nice and brutal enough. There could be more of them tough.

The Keeper brings us a movie that suits very well for people like me. People who enjoy watching action movies with bones crunching and people getting beaten up by Steven Seagal! I really enjoyed this movie.. so 9/10


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