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Falcon Rising (2014)

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Chapman is an ex-marine in Brazil's slums, battling the yakuza outfit who attacked his sister and left her for dead.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... John 'Falcon' Chapman
... Manny
... Thiago
... Katarina
... Carlo
... Hirimoto
... Tomoe / Nurse
... Cindy
... Gang Member 2
Arianna Benitez ... Child Prostitute
... Nurse
Jonathan Cardenales Rolon ... Cage Officer
... Kuka
José Caro ... Dr. Christo
Ernesto Concepción ... Bruno
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FAVELA, the first installment in the CODENAME: FALCON franchise, introduces former marine John "Falcon" Chapman, a dark anti-hero driven by guilt and suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, who will destroy himself unless given something else to destroy - a useful weapon-of-last-resort for the U.S. State Department. When Chapman's sister is brutally attacked while on assignment in Brazil, Chapman flies into Sao Paulo to track down her assailants, quickly entering the city's seedy underbelly and discovering a world of drugs, the sex trade, corrupt cops, and organized crime syndicates battling for control. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence throughout, and some sexual references/content | See all certifications »

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27 November 2014 (Kuwait)  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,691, 5 September 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$8,691, 5 September 2014
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Micheal Jai White and Lateef Crawder have both appeared in the Undisputed franchise. See more »

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During Chapman's first gunfight, he fires nine times, then on the tenth trigger pull, the slide opens and locks back without firing a bullet. Then, after reloading he fires twenty-one rounds, some with his support hand empty and some holding the magazine he previously inserted in the gun. See more »

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John 'Falcon' Chapman: [after subduing thieves in a convenience store] You either shoot me or stop wasting my time!
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References Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991) See more »

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Pra Rua
Written by Daniel Indart and Danny Osuna
Performed by Rio Funk
Courtesy of Indart Music Publishing and LMS Records
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Solid action movie with the best, MJW
20 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

7.5/10

I agree with A_Different_Drummer's review for this movie and his Blood and Bone review. MJW is one of the best action stars out there and is still under-utilized. While this movie started off slowly, the second half was very entertaining and worth it. Predictable story but who cares, it's all about the style for this movie.

MJW needs more roles, I will watch anything with him in it. If you haven't seen Blood and Bone or Black Dynamite yet, go ahead and do yourself the favor.

Though this one isn't his strongest movie it beats the usual 6's and 7's on IMDb that are churned out by Popllywood.


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