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Acts of Vengeance (2017)

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A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.

Director:

Isaac Florentine

Writer:

Matt Venne

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Cast

Credited cast:
Antonio Banderas ... Frank Valera
Karl Urban ... Strode
Paz Vega ... Alma
Cristina Serafini ... Sue Valera
Atanas Srebrev ... Senior Partner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eric Ali ... Father
Lillian Blankenship ... Olivia Valera
Elizabeth Brace ... Young Girl
Stacey Clickner Stacey Clickner ... Stage Manager
François Coetzer François Coetzer ... Officer
Owen Davis ... Man #3
Clint Dyer ... Shivers
Keith D. Evans Keith D. Evans ... Man 2 (as Keith Evans)
Isaac Florentine ... Karate Sensei
Robert Forster ... Chuck
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Storyline

Spinning words into deliberately obscure, ambiguous, and unclear meanings--twisting and bending the truth to exonerate the dregs of society--the silver-tongued defence lawyer and neglectful father, Frank Valera, has made a fortune by distorting words. Dynamic, successful, and on top of his game, Valera will soon see his world crumble, when his wife, Sue, and his young daughter, Olivia, everything he holds dear, fall prey to a sadistic predator. But now, it is too late for tears and remorse, and without a break in the case, Frank decides to take a vow of silence, triggering a gradual but radical transformation. In other words, Frank is hell-bent on making those behind the hideous crime pay; however, does he have what it takes to fulfil his bloody mission of vengeance? Written by Nick Riganas

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Payback Speaks Louder Than Words See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

[Director's cameo]: Isaac Florentine plays Frank Valera's karate instructor. See more »

Goofs

In the struggle with the 4 gang members for his car keys and wallet the drives side window of his car get broken with a retractable baton but shortly after when it shows the driver side of the vehicle the car window is not broken anymore. See more »

Quotes

Title Card: To expect bad men not to do wrong is madness.
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Soundtracks

Hyperfast Rag
Written by Hiram Bronkelstein
Published by Source In Sync Music (ASCAP)/Engine Co 35 Music Publishing (ASCAP)
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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Descent B movie
30 October 2017 | by drago_85See all my reviews

I've wanted to see the movie since I met Kart Urban in my gym last year, so maybe I am little biased. The premise of the movie is quite good but the story delivery is rather poor - it is like all things are "designed" to happen and not very convincingly. I mean, the animated TV series I watched as a kid (Michel Vaillant for instance) made a whole lot more sense. Acting is alright - Banderas and Urban do the job as much as the script allows them to, the rest is typical B-movie stuff. The main asset of the movie are the fighting sequence which while cheesy are very well choreographed and Banderas is surprisingly good in all of them. All in all, a descent premise and good fight sequences versus poor script and clichéd storyline make it for a good 6 out of 10. It is worth your time as long as you don't take it seriously and consider its low-budget nature.


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Country:

Bulgaria | USA | Spain

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

27 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Acts of Vengeance See more »

Filming Locations:

Bulgaria

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$320,705
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1.85 : 1
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