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Maximum Conviction (2012)

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When former black ops operative Cross (Seagal) and his partner Manning (Austin) are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners.... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Seagal ... Cross
Steve Austin ... Manning
Michael Paré ... Chris Blake (as Michael Pare)
Ian Robison Ian Robison ... Warden Samuels
Aliyah O'Brien ... Charlotte
Steph Song ... Samantha
Michael Adamthwaite ... Collins
Bren Foster ... Bradley
Toby Levins ... Davies
Dean Redman ... Jones
Richard Stroh ... Terrence
Teach Grant Teach Grant ... Max
Cindy Maines Cindy Maines ... Esmerelda
Zak Santiago ... MP Fields
Richard Jollymore Richard Jollymore ... Kaidonov


When former black ops operative Cross (Seagal) and his partner Manning (Austin) are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long, an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search of the new arrivals. As the true identities of the women are revealed, Cross realizes he's caught in the middle of something far bigger than he had imagined. Written by voltage

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 January 2013 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Operações Especiais See more »


Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the beginning of the movie, a garbage-truck can be seen entering the prison. On the back it says "Troy - Disposal services". The logo next to this is the head of a horse. This is a reference to the ancient Greek myth of the battle of Troy in which a big wooden horse plays a vital role. The lettering on the truck foreshadows events that await in the movie. See more »


After Manning kills the henchman with the chain, you can see him move. See more »


Chris Blake: I got you outmanned and outgunned two to one. I guess you're not so clever after all.
Cross: It ain't the amount - it's the skill. The skill the guy's got, that's what it is.
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A half decent storyline, full of intensity! 5/10
16 May 2015 | by leonblackwoodSee all my reviews

Review: Finally a decent movie from Seagal! I quite enjoyed this intense, action packed, movie about a prison which has been taken over by an elite force because they want to get a highly valuable chip which has been implanted into one of the inmates. They thought that it was going to be an easy task, but when they come up against Stone Cold Steve Austin and the fast hitting Steven Seagal, there task becomes a steep hill to climb. I really liked the intensity throughout the movie and I liked the chemistry between Austin and Seagal. The military action scenes, seemed quite real along with the acting which wasn't that bad. You can tell that the director didn't have a massive budget to play with but they done a good job with what they had. I must admit, it is the quietest prison that I have ever seen and I don't understand why Seagal didn't call for some help to take down the intruders but thats just me being picky. Anyway, it's full of mindless action with a half decent storyline so I can honestly say that it's worth a watch. Watchable!

Round-Up: I hope they make more movies with Seagal and Austin because they really worked well together. There wasn't that many scenes with them together in this movie but there raw action skills and non-trash talking styles, compliment each other. It still makes me laugh how these characters try there best to get close to Seagal in the action scenes and he ends up taking them down with one severe blow, no matter how much weight he has put on. His acting isn't that great and he isn't the best person to show true emotion but I like his cool style which makes all of the baddies in his movies seem stupid. Although his movies, along with Austins movies, don't make that much money, you'll always no what to expect from there films and this one doesn't disappoint. 

I recommend this movie to people who are into their action movies about an elite force who try to take over a prison to get a highly valuable chip which has been implanted into an inmate. 5/10

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