Former SWAT leader David Hendrix and hard-partying movie star Brody Walker must cut their ride-along short when a police training facility is attacked by a team of mercenaries.

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Allan Ungar
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Dominic Purcell ... David
Cody Hackman ... Brody
Saul Rubinek ... Martin
Stephen Lang ... Korver
Danny Glover ... Sully
Steve Byers ... Scott
Trish Stratus ... Gina
Richard Gunn ... Maddox
James A. Woods ... Jason
Vinnie Jones ... Ryker
J.P. Manoux ... Finn
Romano Orzari ... Dallas
Jim Codrington ... Beck
Stephen Bogaert ... Carl
Judah Katz ... Bill
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Former SWAT leader David Hendrix is down on his luck and has failed to receive medical clearance after taking a bullet on the job. Despite being highly trained and competent, his efforts have been reduced to routine tasks for the NYPD. As if things couldn't get any worse, he's been forced to babysit Brody Walker, a hard partying celebrity that's been sent on a mandatory ride along as part of his probation. Pampered and irritating, Walker is the last thing Hendrix needs. But all of that changes when a police training facility comes under attack by a team of ruthless mercenaries led by the mysterious Korver. Now, Hendrix and Walker must band together with the remaining survivors to fight back and keep the mercenaries from overtaking the compound.... if they don't kill each other first.

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Only one way out...

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

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Rick Hoffman was set to play the role of Marty, but was replaced by Saul Rubinek the night before filming, due to a newly enforced labor law that limited foreign work permits in Canada. See more »

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Shortly after the SRT training facility is ambushed for the first time, Hendrix goes to the main entrance and closes the steel sliding door and secures it by closing two horizontal sliding bolt locks. However, sliding bolt locks mounted in this position will not secure a sliding door at all. See more »

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Gridlocked indeed
9 August 2016 | by Seth_Rogue_OneSee all my reviews

As it started out I was pleasantly surprised, the first 35 minutes is genuinely entertaining and I was starting to think it was cool to see Dominic Purcell in something good again.

But in the second third the plot just get stuck... or gridlocked if you will, set in the same building throughout and it becomes rather dull with little action and I'm sure this bit was meant to be intense and unsettling, but the acting really prevents that from happening.

Don't get me wrong, the actors are fine when it comes to the action bits and funnier parts but yeah they don't really have the dramatic skills to make the second third interesting.

Luckily it picks up a bit in the last third, but man... By then it was hard to start getting the same excitement you had in the beginning, so yeah could definitely done with some more excessive editing.

The ending opens up for a potential sequel, which I honestly wouldn't mind seeing but just hoping for they'll set it on a little more locations than they did this one.

Cool soundtrack though, some old school rap from Tone Loc and others.


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Canada

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English

Release Date:

14 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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