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A Good Man (2014)

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A man leaves special forces and hides away as handyman in Bucharest. He befriends two sisters living next door. When the Russian mob threatens them, he takes action.

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Keoni Waxman
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Credited cast:
Steven Seagal ... Alexander
Victor Webster ... Sasha
Iulia Verdes ... Lena
Tzi Ma ... Mr. Chen
Sofia Nicolaescu ... Mya
Claudiu Bleont ... Vladimir
Ana Adelaida Perjoiu Ana Adelaida Perjoiu ... Maria
Ovidiu Niculescu ... Pavel
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andrei Aradits Andrei Aradits ... Owner
Ron Balicki ... Polanski
Radu Bânzaru Radu Bânzaru ... Priest
Massimo Dobrovic ... Roberto
Bogdan Farkas Bogdan Farkas ... Aleksey
Elias Ferkin Elias Ferkin ... Li Wey
Oltin Hurezeanu ... Vladimir Fat Guard
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Storyline

After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander (Seagal) goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex in Romania. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a local gangster, Alexander is dragged into an all-out war between rival Chinese and Russian gangs; forcing him to not only defend the family, but bringing him face to face with an old foe, and giving him one more chance to reconcile his past. Written by Keoni Waxman

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence including some grisly images, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Massimo Dobrovic prepared for his role by studying the the deviant psychology of pedophiles. See more »

Goofs

In the fight near the end of the movie, the bad guy's right hand is injured and he drops his knife. In subsequent shots the knife repeatedly switches between his left and right hand. See more »

Quotes

Lena: My name's Lena and she's my sister, Mya.
Alexander: What's happening?
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Connections

Follows Force of Execution (2013) See more »

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Written by Brian Jackson Harris and Michael Wickstrom
Performed by Electroillusion
Published by Psychedelic Records Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of Psychedelic Records
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Second film of the John Alexander trilogy is a competent vigilante actioner
21 September 2018 | by shakercoolaSee all my reviews

An American action thriller; Steven Seagal plays John Alexander, a former U.S. Special Operations soldier who lives off-the grid in Eastern Europe after a covert operation ends in disaster. This film is a prequel to "Force of Execution" which starred Ving Rhames and Danny Trejo, and a background story to Alexander's life as a gangster in New Mexico. Although this is a straightforward story about vigilantism, it develops the character motives succinctly and the pacing is good. The first installment had Alexander as a dark character without any redeeming qualities at all which involved a thug fest of barbaric reprisals. In this film the plot is adequate and the prologue sequences set the tone and provide meaning later in the story. It hovers between toneless story and adequate action and gritty drama, and there's a plenty of well choreographed fighting. The final scenes raise it just a notch.


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Country:

USA

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English | Chinese | Romanian | Arabic | Russian

Release Date:

19 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Good Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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