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Skin Trade (2014)

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After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests, NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.

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Dolph Lundgren (screenplay), Steven Elder (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dolph Lundgren ... Nick Cassidy
Tony Jaa ... Tony Vitayakul
Michael Jai White ... Reed
Ron Perlman ... Viktor Dragovic
Celina Jade ... Min
Peter Weller ... Costello
Matthew James Ryder Matthew James Ryder ... Pongchai
Sahajak Boonthanakit ... Kong
Mike Dopud ... Goran Dragovic
Leo Rano ... Janko Dragovic
David Westerman David Westerman ... Ivan Dragovic
Michael G Selby Michael G Selby ... Andre Dragovic
Maethi Thapthimthong Maethi Thapthimthong ... Nung (as Tayme)
Tasya Teles ... Rosa Cassidy
Chloe Babcook ... Sofia Cassidy
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Storyline

Nick, a tough NY cop, runs afoul of the Russian mob engaged in human trafficking, and they end up killing his wife and daughter for revenge. Determined to make them pay, he follows the kingpin to Bangkok, the hub of their activities. He teams up with a Thai detective and they decide to wipe out the entire organization and terminate their business entirely. Written by Anonymous

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Two cops. One mission. No mercy. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence throughout, disturbing sexual content, nudity, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The script was originally written to be set between New York and Moscow. See more »

Quotes

Nick Cassidy: I don't know where she is. But whatever it takes, wherever I have to go, I'm gonna find my daughter.
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That's what I'm Talking about!!
2 July 2015 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

When I saw that this movie was coming out, I waited patiently for it to come out in theaters, but then I discovered it was coming out only on Video on Demand, I could not wait for it to be released on Netflix, so for the first time I rented a movie using VOD.

How could I not? Dolph Lundgren teaming up with Tony Jaa to stop human trafficking! What more could you want? I tell you what more, Michael Jai white is what more. The idea that White and Jaa may battle each other alone is worth the seven bucks (totally worth the seven bucks). Big and clunky action oldie Lundgren even gets an impressive shot at Jaa worth seeing.

Rounding out the all-star cast that screams good action movie is originally Robocop Peter Weller as the bad ass captain of the police force, and the great Ron Pearlman as the head of the Siberian mafia. It's the first time I've seen a movie that showcases the Siberian mob so that was something unique they brought to an action movie.

I'll admit, the movie exploits some issues of bringing Jaa to a more international (American) Market. Lucky for us, that only met that he had to lay out the best cheesy one-liners his lack of English can articulate

It reminds me of The Protector, not Jaa's movie but one of Jackie Chan's first attempts at coming to America, but unlike Chan, Jaa did not have to wait until Rush Hour for the western world to get what he's doing. Instead with Skintrade, they just added what he does to the mix of over bloated testosterone loaded Hollywood action, similar to his role in Furious 7.

Great action flick!


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Country:

Thailand | Canada | USA

Language:

English | Thai

Release Date:

23 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Skin Trade See more »

Filming Locations:

Bangkok, Thailand See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$162, 10 May 2015

Gross USA:

$1,242

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$595,268
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Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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