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Freelancers (2012)

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The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops.

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Jessy Terrero
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
50 Cent ... Malo (as Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson)
Forest Whitaker ... LaRue
Robert De Niro ... Joe Sarcone
Malcolm Goodwin ... A.D.
Ryan O'Nan ... Lucas
Anabelle Acosta ... Cyn
Beau Garrett ... Joey
Michael McGrady ... Robert Jude
Matt Gerald ... Billy Morrison
Robert Wisdom ... Terrence Burke
Pedro Armendáriz Jr. ... Gabriel Baez
Roger Edwards ... Ricky
LaJessie Smith ... Young Malo (as La'Jessie Janoard Smith)
Dominique DuVernay Dominique DuVernay ... Latin Girl
Cassie Shea Watson ... Karlin
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The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss, Sarcone, will see if he has what it takes to be rogue through many trials and tribulations of loyalty, trust and respect. When the truth about his father's death is revealed revenge takes him over and he won't stop until justice has been truly served. Written by Elizabeth Obermeier, Marketing Manager

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Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 2013 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Un crimen inesperado See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$456,350
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DTS (as Datasat Digital Sound)| Dolby SR | Dolby Digital | Datasat

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Robert De Niro and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson appeared in Righteous Kill (2008) and Last Vegas (2013). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bailif: The Queens Borough Court is now in session.
Judge: Jonus Maldonado, Lucas Ryan, A.D. Valvern. You're charged with criminal possession of narcotics. How do your defendants plead?
Lawyer: Due to mitigating circumstances, not guilty, your Honor. The defendants have no priors. We request bail.
Judge: Bail denied.
[gavel bang]
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Set Up (2013) See more »

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Too Dangerous
Performed by Shari & Sophia Brown.
Written by S. Reid, S. Brown, L. Blake
Produced by: Linval Blake & Jermaine Blake
Published by Dejavu Lifestyle Music (JAMMS)
(c) 2011 Dejavu Lifestyle Music LTD
www.devavumusic.com
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Fake Training Day
14 August 2012 | by buyplutoSee all my reviews

Has great cast and what should have been a great movie, well wasn't. Felt forced and nothing really surprising. 3 teenagers who were arrested are set free and become cops. There was nothing unique about this movie. Cop turns bad who gets worse who wants to redeem his life.

50 cent plays the main character who is a criminal on the outside with a honest person trying to get out. Seems every step forward requires him to take 2 steps to the wrong side of the law of which he is more then willing to do. I guess they were hoping 50 cent would help this film, but to me he just doesn't have it and looks like a fish out of water still.

Not the worst movie I have seen.


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