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Blood of Redemption (2013)

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A business man by day and criminal mastermind by night, Quinn Forte (Billy Zane) had it all: money, power, respect...until someone from his inner circle murdered his father and stole it all away.

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Giorgio Serafini, Shawn Sourgose (co-director)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dolph Lundgren ... Axel
Vinnie Jones ... Campbell
Billy Zane ... Quinn Grimaldi
Gianni Capaldi ... Kurt Grimaldi
Robert Davi ... Hayden
Jelly Howie ... Loryn
Massi Furlan ... Boris
Robert Miano ... Sergio (Serge) Grimaldi
Scott Ly ... Lin Chau
Jim Storm ... Senator Roswald (as James Storm)
Zoli Dora ... Campbell Henchman #1
Craig Dabbs Craig Dabbs ... Campbell Henchman #2
Chris Gann ... Campbell Henchman #3
Kelly Wood Kelly Wood ... Natalie the Technician
Franco Vega ... Officer Hunter
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Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the patriarch of the criminal empire is killed and his brother suspects that Quinn is behind it all. When he's released from jail he tries to escape the demons from his past, but that becomes an impossible task. Campbell, the ruthless new leader of "The Company" won't let him leave in peace. So instead of escaping them, Quinn fights back. He joins forces with his former henchman and friend, The Swede, and takes on his enemies head on. Written by VMI

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Redemption can only be found through blood.


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Despite being intended and framed for a 2.35:1 aspect ratio, all the Blu-ray & DVD releases have been in 1.78:1. See more »

Goofs

In the warehouse fight with Quinn,Campbell & not Mr Huang The black Merc driven by Campbell has the California license plate B478YMN.Shortly after,Axel leaves the house in a gray Chevy pick up with the same plate. See more »

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Referenced in Blood of Redemption: Behind the Scenes (2013) See more »

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Just Around The Corner
Written and performed by John Swanson
Published by Acoustic SwaneeLand (BMI)
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plot twists and secrecy do not always make a movie
5 October 2013 | by vampiriSee all my reviews

Once again Serafini, Lundgren and Capaldi hook up to make a Movie. And they fare somewhat better this time around.

Plot: small time Corleones need to step down to avoid jail time. They cannot agree on how among themselves, but some are prepared to kill to get their way...

Rush, which I reviewed a couple of Days ago, was far too complicated for its own good due to too layered characters although 3,1 is too low a rating. On this Point Blood of Redemption succeeds much better with not so complicated characters.

On the other hand, the plot twists and secrecy gets the better off of this one. In this Movie the writers try too much to create suspense whereas in Rush they try too much to create interesting characters. Perhaps the next Movie will get these things right. I like Movies that have different groups of people and/or individuals with different goals that at the end Clash together because they usually tend to be entertaining. but here it does not quite convince which may be due to lacking script, budget and acting performances.

However, the current rating is 4,1 which I Think is unfair. The acting is good enough and Lundgren, Zane, Jones and Capaldi do their job (at their capacity anyway) and the action sequences are decent enough, at least to the level where they do not bother you. the only thing that bothered me is that some of the bullet holes/blood splatters looked like CGI work to me, which is something I do not appreciate (CGI or not, they still look bad).

I give it 5 out of 10 because it is entertaining enough. The quality of the Movie is like Caught in the Crossfire, Nico, Marked for Death and Under Siege 2 for instance.


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English

Release Date:

19 December 2013 (United Arab Emirates) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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