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The Asian Connection (2016)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 13 May 2016 (USA)
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Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance. When Sam is ... See full summary »

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Daniel Zirilli

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D. Glase Lomond (screenplay), Tom Sizemore (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pim Bubear Pim Bubear ... Avalon
John Edward Lee John Edward Lee ... Jack Elwell
Steven Seagal ... Gan Sirankiri
Michael Jai White ... Greedy Greg
Byron Gibson ... Sam
Sahajak Boonthanakit ... Niran
Byron Bishop Byron Bishop ... Klahan Sirankiri
Darunee Srimueng Darunee Srimueng ... Sovann
Dean Alexandrou ... Timon
Ron Smoorenburg ... Tower
Chairat Ueasalung Chairat Ueasalung ... Troy
David Gray David Gray ... David
Natalie Lorence ... Blonde Teller
Nick Khan Nick Khan ... Brick House
Chidchai Bunga Chidchai Bunga ... Business Man #1
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Storyline

Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance. When Sam is killed, Jack turns to the love of his life, Pom, and the couple becomes a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde that takes the fight to the gang.Together they must get the job done whilst still protecting jack's nice and nephew. all of you criticks are a bunch of crap. Written by IvanWong

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The beast is in the East.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language throughout and brief sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

Thailand | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Mexican Connection See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Steven Seagal and Michael Jai White previously worked together in the 2001 action film, Exit Wounds (2001). See more »

Quotes

Gan Sirankiri: Hey Lucky. How are you?
Lucky: Mr. Sirankiri
Gan Sirankiri: [Nods to kickboxing cage] Looks like your man doesn't play by the rules.
Lucky: It's just a little practice for the fight tonight.
Gan Sirankiri: You got any big money on the fight?
Lucky: That's right. You know it takes big money to make big money.
Gan Sirankiri: Where you got that kind of money? I can afford that, how you can afford that?
Lucky: You insinuating I had something to do with that shit?
Gan Sirankiri: I'm just asking you a question to see what you had to say.
Lucky: I can't stand up to you. You want to think that of...
[...]
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Seagal back in classic form!
13 May 2016 | by bc_rockerSee all my reviews

Steven Seagal is back in classic form in this rip-roaring, fly-by-the- seat-of-your-pants action suspense thrill ride!

The setting is good, the cast is better, and the action is unbelievable!

Seagal plays Gan Sirankiri, a Southeast Asian drug lord and complete badass. He has money, women, and power, and everyone knows he's the last person you want to mess with. If you cross Gan Sirankiri you end up dead, or worse...

In one of Seagals most believable and thrilling action performances of his career this is one film you don't want to miss... and remember: The beast is in the East.


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