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Dragged Across Concrete (2018)

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Once two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, they must delve into the criminal underworld to get their proper compensation.

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S. Craig Zahler

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S. Craig Zahler
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mel Gibson ... Brett Ridgeman
Vince Vaughn ... Anthony Lurasetti
Tory Kittles ... Henry Johns
Michael Jai White ... Biscuit
Thomas Kretschmann ... Lorentz Vogelmann
Jennifer Carpenter ... Kelly Summer
Laurie Holden ... Melanie Ridgeman
Don Johnson ... Chief Lt. G. Calvert
Udo Kier ... Friedrich
Fred Melamed ... Mr. Edmington
Justine Warrington ... Cheryl
Matthew MacCaull ... Grey Gloves
Primo Allon ... Black Gloves
Jordyn Ashley Olson ... Sara Ridgeman
Myles Truitt ... Ethan Johns
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Storyline

The script centers on two policemen, one an old-timer (Gibson), the other his volatile younger partner (Vaughn), who find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics become the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.

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Those Who Can't Earn A Living Must Find Another Way To Provide.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

According to many associated with the production, it was long thought that this film would have a wide theatrical release in the US. However, it was rumored that Lionsgate requested the film be edited down to an "audience friendly" 130 minutes which was met with much disdain from director, S. Craig Zahler. Considering his final cut clause in his contract, Lionsgate opted to release the film in a limited theatrical run and same day digital through Summit Entertainment, mirroring the other Zahler releases. The film stands uncut and unedited at 159 minutes. See more »

Goofs

When we first see the getaway car near the end, it's a white Chevrolet Tahoe. In the next scene it's inexplicably a white Dodge Durango. Then it goes back to being a white Chevrolet Tahoe again. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Calvert: Our inspector... our Mexican-American inspector... is unlikely to be lenient.
Brett Ridgeman: Politics like always.
Lt. Calvert: Like cell phones, and just as annoying, politics are everywhere. Being branded a racist in today's public forum is like being accused of being a communist in the 50s, whether its' a possibly racist remark made in a private phone call or the indelicate treatment of a minority who sells drugs to children. The entertainment industry, formerly known as the news, needs villains.
Anthony Lurasetti: There's certainly nothing...
[...]
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Connections

References Elite: Dangerous (2014) See more »

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Pursued in Unknown Alleys
Written by Jeff Herriott & S. Craig Zahler
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What An Incredibly Boring Waste of Time!
9 June 2019 | by dieterstacy-59577See all my reviews

Having a great cast couldn't save this tripe! Besides the unbelievable characters, the snails pace & lame dialogue almost made me turn it off. There are errors in the script, stunts that couldn't possibly be pulled off. The whole film is an effort in futility. Save your money.


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Release Date:

22 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$660,132
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