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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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Keoni Waxman

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Richard Beattie
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Cast

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 ... Max
Cindy Maines Cindy Maines ... Esmerelda
Zak Santiago ... MP Fields
Richard Jollymore Richard Jollymore ... Kaidonov
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Storyline

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 2013 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Operações Especiais See more »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Part of the movie was filmed in a youth facility in Vancouver, British Columbia but production was kicked out as Man of Steel (2013) had come in to shoot there. They moved production to a shut down asylum. See more »

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

Quotes

Manning: [after impaling henchman on exercise bench] No pain, no gain.
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Die Hard in a prison!
28 February 2014 | by joemon_2009See all my reviews

My type of movie. Was so like Die Hard with Michael Pare character and his men taking over the prison with innocent people killed and heroes like Seagal and Austin being the only ones to save the day. Austin's quote "No pain, no gain" was a repeat of catchphrases that heroes like Arnold Schwarzenegger used upon defeating an opponent.

Seagal just like in all his movies never takes a beating, but that's Steven Seagal for ya.

This film is just what Die Hard influenced just like other films in 90s onwards like Under Siege, Sudden Death, Air Force One, Speed, Lockout etc. Especially with the limit of locations. It does show action films have become more brutal over the years especially with the Warden having his finger cut off by Blake.


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