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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:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Out of Reach (2011) See more »

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Don't keep churning them out, Seagal!
26 March 2011 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

I think that even if there are still fans of Steven Seagal out there, they will agree that he doesn't seem to care anymore about how he appears in his movies, or the quality of the other parts of his movies. Oh, I admit "A Dangerous Man" was decent, but that was despite him, not because of him. In "The Keeper", he returns to the kind of movies he's been churning out ever since he moved to direct-to-video movies. He seems half asleep as he speaks his (limited) dialogue, and his puffy face and baggy clothing show he's in great need of going on a diet. But he's not the only one to blame for this movie's downfall. There is very little action in the first hour of this movie, and when the movie does get around to showing some action, it's often directed and edited in such a frenzy that it's impossible to figure out what's going on. While I'm speaking of an actor who doesn't care, I'd like to state that I don't care to see another Steven Seagal movie anytime in the future.


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