After a personal visit by God himself, the eccentric construction worker Gary Faulkner takes the decision to embark on an adventure in the badlands of Pakistan to bring Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden to justice.
A powerful action thriller, ARSENAL tells the intertwining stories of the Lindel brothers, Mikey (Johnathon Schaech) and JP (Adrian Grenier), who had only each other to rely on growing up. As adults, JP found success as the owner of a construction company, while Mikey became a small-time mobster, mired in a life of petty crime. When Mikey is kidnapped and held for a ransom by ruthless crime boss Eddie King (Nicolas Cage), JP turns to the brothers' old pal Sal (John Cusack), a plain clothes detective for help. In order to rescue his brother, JP must risk everything and unleash his vengeance against King's relentless army of gangsters.
Generic and predictable. A really good made-for-TV type movie that is nothing to rush out and see
"Someone once asked me why I stick up for Mikey. They clearly don't have a brother." JP (Grenier) has always looked up to his older brother Mikey (Schaech). As adults JP is the one that is supporting and trying to help Mikey anyway he can. Mickey finds himself in trouble once again and goes to a mob boss for help. After receiving a phone call JP once again is in a position where Mickey needs his help, but this time is different. First of all, this movie is not bad at all. It is a decent B movie. On the other hand, it is extremely generic and I'm sure even just reading my synopsis of the movie you can predict everything that is going to happen and how it will turn out. John Cusack is in this for about 2 minutes and his character is pretty useless. Cage is, as usual, over the top and I'm not really sure what he was going for with his acting in this. All that said, most people that watch movies like this watch for the action and not the acting or story that much. If you are one of those people you will enjoy this. Overall, generic and predictable. A really good made-for-TV type movie that is nothing to rush out and see. I give this a C.
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