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Not Rated | | Action | 15 April 2016 (Nigeria)
Copper Jack Stone purposefully orchestrates a bank robbery in order to be thrown into prison with the notorious Russian kingpin Balam. Balam is more than just a mob criminal; he's a very ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Reese ... Jack Stone
Dolph Lundgren ... William
Danielle C. Ryan ... Alena (as Danielle Chuchran)
Chuck Liddell ... Balam
Michael Flynn ... District Attorney Johnson
Renny Grames ... Trisha Sinclair
Eve Mauro ... Allison
Melanie Stone ... Kat
Michaela McAllister ... Rhiana (as Michaela Chernoch)
Amy Sturdivant ... Kesha
D.L. Walker ... Warden Blain
Andrew Troy ... Mark Crane (as Andrew W. Johnson)
Paris Warner ... Olesya
Nikita Bogolyubov ... Semyon
Chris Rueckert Chris Rueckert ... Fedor
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Copper Jack Stone purposefully orchestrates a bank robbery in order to be thrown into prison with the notorious Russian kingpin Balam. Balam is more than just a mob criminal; he's a very cunning and dangerous lord who controls the police force from behind bars. Balam lives in prison as a cover for his real power, which is King of the city. His cell is a lavish private room built specifically for him, inaccessible to most in the depths of the prison structure. Even the warden fears venturing into his area of the prison. However, even surrounded by his loyal henchmen and guards in his sectioned off fortress, Balam doesn't know Jack is coming for him to avenge his family, who Balam murdered in cold blood. Balam is tough... but Jack is tougher. Written by VMI Worldwide

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 2016 (Nigeria) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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One of Dolph's better recent direct-to-video efforts
7 April 2016 | by udar55See all my reviews

The last few Dolph Lundgren flicks have been rough going (specifically the Serafini ones like BLOOD OF REDEMPTION), so I entered RIOT with expectations lower than usual. So it was nice to see it actually putting forth some effort. It is essentially a vanity project (lead Matthew Reese's name appears 3 times in the first 30 seconds) and you have to suffer through UFC fighter Chuck Liddell - sporting a huge HGH belly - doing one of the worst Russian accents in the history of cinema (not an easy feat!), but the filmmakers came up with a twisty plot, some cool guard costumes and did some interesting fight choreography (which was obviously influenced by JOHN WICK and THE RAID films). Not a Dolph- classic by any means, but a decent 85 minutes.


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