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The Keeper (2009)

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  • Genre: Action | Crime | Thriller
  • Release Date: 3 October 2009 (Japan)
  • Runtime: 94 min
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  • IMDb page: The Keeper (2009)
  • Rate: 5.1/10 total 2,049 votes 
  • Genre: Action | Crime | Thriller
  • Release Date: 3 October 2009 (Japan)
  • Runtime: 94 min
  • Filming Location: Galisteo, New Mexico, USA
  • Budget: $10,000,000(estimated)
  • Director: Keoni Waxman
  • Stars: Steven Seagal, Liezl Carstens and Arron Shiver
  • Original Music By: Philip White   
  • Plot Keyword: San Antonio Texas | Texas | Rescue | Bodyguard | Kidnapping

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Paul A. Birkett  written by
  • Steven Seagal  uncredited

Known Trivia

  • This is the second film in which Liezl Carstens co-starred with Steven Seagal. They first acted together in Urban Justice, in which Carstens played Linda, the wife of Simon Ballister’s (Steven Seagal) son.

Goofs: Continuity: (At 25:00) Flying Cessna Citation 2 in 180 degree flyby shot is different from jet that lands and is towed into hanger. Different numbers and jet in air has handles with red arrows painted back of cockpit windows and plane on ground doesn't have them.

Plot: Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons… See more » |  »

Story: Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked to work as a bodyguard for the daughter of a wealthy businessman. The businessman had been a colleague of Sallinger years before, when they were both cops. When mobsters kidnap the businessman's daughter, he hunts them down to rescue her and protect her.Written by Voltage Pictures  

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Nicolas Chartier known as executive producer
  • Binh Dang known as co-executive producer
  • Phillip B. Goldfine known as producer
  • Joe Halpin known as co-executive producer
  • Tore Knos known as co-producer
  • Benjamin Sacks known as line producer
  • Steven Seagal known as producer
  • Roman Viaris-de-Lesegno known as executive producer
  • Keoni Waxman known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Steven Seagal known as Roland
  • Liezl Carstens known as Nikita Wells
  • Arron Shiver known as Mason Silver
  • Johnnie Hector known as Manuelo (as Johnny Hector)
  • Steph DuVall known as Conner Wells (as Stephan Duvall)
  • Luce Rains known as Jason Cross
  • Kevin Wiggins known as Detective Simon Pacheco
  • Trine Christensen known as Regina
  • Tomas Sanchez known as Jorge
  • Rio Alexander known as Victor
  • Jessica Williams known as Nurse
  • Charlie Brown known as Captain James
  • Seri DeYoung known as Socialite #1
  • David Manzanares known as Police Officer #1
  • Angela Serrano known as Asian Massage Girl
  • Patrick Mulderrig known as Young Cop
  • Kisha Sierra known as Rosita
  • Marc Mouchet known as Lawyer (as Mark Mouchet)
  • Michael-David Aragon known as Scar
  • Eb Lottimer known as Tory Harris
  • Brian Keith Gamble known as Trevor
  • Alexandria Morrow known as Hooker
  • Gianni Biasetti known as Henchman #5 (uncredited)
  • Kevin Christopher Brown known as Texas Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
  • Jack Brunacini Jr. known as Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • Jim Burleson known as Blondie (uncredited)
  • Edward A. Duran known as Crew Cut (uncredited)
  • Daniel J Gonzales known as Guy at bar with hotties (uncredited)
  • Gilley Grey known as Drug Dealer #2 (uncredited)
  • Jamie Haqqani known as Police Officer #2 (uncredited)
  • Alessandra Hayden known as Night Club Dancer (uncredited)
  • Elwood L. Hoyt known as Senior Detective (uncredited)
  • Carlton Liggins known as Detective (uncredited)
  • Michael R. Long known as Henchman # 1 (uncredited)
  • Gabriel 'Bam Bam' Merendon known as Drug Dealer #1 (uncredited)
  • Therese Olson known as Cocktail Waitress (uncredited)
  • Brady Romberg known as Lucien (uncredited)
  • J. Nathan Simmons known as Photographer (uncredited)
  • Kurly Tlapoyawa known as Drug Dealer #3 (uncredited)
  • Daniel Van Hart known as Photographer (uncredited)

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Supporting Department

Makeup Department:
  • Svetlana Britt known as makeup department head
  • Vanessa Jaramillo known as assistant makeup artist
  • Yvette Meely known as hair stylist

Art Department:

  • Brett Andrews known as property master
  • Derek Bensonhaver known as graphic designer
  • Amy Giedraitis known as props
  • Stephanie Humphrey-Johnson known as art department production assistant
  • Grace Lapsys known as art department coordinator
  • Dale Lotreck known as set dresser
  • Ben Lowney known as prop consultant
  • Billy Ray known as weapons master
  • Juan Souter known as leadman

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Company

Production Companies:

  • Keeper Movie Productions
  • Steamroller Productions

Other Companies:

  • All Star Motion Picture Catering  catering
  • EMS Payroll  extras payroll (uncredited)
  • Gallagher Entertainment  insurance
  • Hear Kitty  additional adr (New Mexico)
  • Monkeyland Audio  post-production sound services
  • No Stone Unturned Security & Investigative Services  set security
  • Rockbottom Rentals  walkie rentals

Distributors:

  • Klock Worx Company, The (2009) (Japan) (theatrical)
  • 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (2009) (USA) (DVD)
  • Alliance Films (2010) (Canada) (DVD)
  • Alliance Films (2010) (Canada) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
  • Dutch FilmWorks (DFW) (2010) (Netherlands) (DVD)
  • Dutch FilmWorks (DFW) (2010) (Netherlands) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
  • IPA Asia Pacific (2009) (Thailand) (DVD)
  • Kinowelt Home Entertainment (2010) (Germany) (DVD)
  • Optimum Home Entertainment (2009) (UK) (DVD)
  • Optimum Home Entertainment (2009) (UK) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (2010) (Australia) (DVD)

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Other Stuff

Special Effects:

  • Great FX

Visual Effects by:

  • Manny Dubon known as iq artist
  • David Van Woert known as visual effects producer

Release Date:

  • Japan 3 October 2009
  • UK 19 October 2009 (Blu-ray premiere)
  • Hungary 4 November 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • USA 19 January 2010 (DVD premiere)
  • Poland 28 January 2010 (DVD premiere)
  • Netherlands 16 February 2010 (DVD premiere)
  • Argentina 19 February 2010 (DVD premiere)
  • Italy 21 April 2010 (TV premiere)
  • South Korea 24 June 2010
  • France 7 September 2010 (DVD premiere)

MPAA: Rated R for strong violence throughout, language, some sexuality/nudity and drug use

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Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database


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  1. Thomas Jolliffe (supertom-3) from Marlow, England
    30 Mar 2012, 8:21 am

    The Keeper: Seagal's delivers another film. The regularity of hisreleases brings a sense of excitement (well, to Seagal's fans anyway)but also trepidation. Will it have dubbing? Will it have doubling? Willit just plain old suck? On the most part, Seagal's DTV release normallytick a yes to all those questions. In recent years, Pistol Whipped andRenegade Justice were watchable exceptions. Pistol Whipped inparticular was almost worthy of Seagal films of old. His last two havebeen pretty poor. Kill Switch was abysmal, while Driven To Kill wasmediocre, suffering from lacklustre direction, poor cast, an all toowhispery Seagal, and terrible editing. So does the Keeper deliver? Onthe whole…yes! Okay, this film isn't great by any stretch. But it'sserviceable, and it kicks ass as well. Seagal actually has a bit ofcharacter in this, and shows off a bit more of the charisma that madehim a star. As well as that, the co-stars are better than in his lastfew films, while the previous company he worked with, for Kill Switch,and Driven To Kill, has a reputation for half-assing. At least for TheKeeper, there's a greater sense of effort to make something thatdelivers for the fans.

    The Keeper opens with a worrying start. Dubbing! Oh dear lord! Notdubbing. However it's just in the beginning few lines, and in truthit's a couple of lines that are really needlessly added in. There wasonly one other moment later in the film I noticed any, but again, itwas pointlessly added in. Mr Stand in still gets some screen time ofcourse, but not that much. I'm also pretty sure, Seagal's double wasgiven a supporting role in the film as another character, because oneof the cast looks like he could double for Seagal for behind shots.

    But anyway, The Keeper is a Seagal film, and first and foremost, itneeds to kick ass. And it does. The action has a bit of punch to it.The gun fights are quick and punchy, while the fights are bone-breakingand violent. Sometimes in Seagal films, they stretch the action scenesout, and make them dull, when short and snappy would be better,particularly in hiding the budget. Generally here, the action is shortand to the point. The only problem is, that the film could have donewith more action, as the pace drags at times. There aren't many fights,but they are tightly edited, and Seagal beats the hell out of the badguys. There's not quite some of the ingenuity to the fights that we sawin Pistol Whipped, which is a shame.

    Keoni Waxman does a service-able job in direction. He's got more of aneye for direction than Seagal's previous director, Jeff King (who'sfirst name is actually Wan). Truthfully he never does anything beyondokay, but in DTV land, that can be a blessing. And in fairness to him,he never does anything that's too lame. Seagal himself seems moreinterested in what he's doing here. He's back to his badass self, andshowing some charisma again too. He won't be winning any Oscars, but atleast there is some sort of character for him, and the film manages tothrow in some moments of humour too. His last couple of films wereslightly wretched to be honest. Elsewhere, the music is not too bad,and the film is his best looking one for a while (the maindisappointment on Pistol Whipped was that it was shot on Super 16).

    Overall though, this is a decent DTV film. It delivers what you'dexpect. Some action, and some badassedness. The plot is simple, andagain, for Seagal, that is better. No CIA intrigue sub plots to dragthe film down. It also avoids the usual Seagal, revenge line, that'sbecome a little tiresome for him. Early on in the film there's a fewmoments in the plotting that are just really, really (and I meanreally) dumb, but they don't really drag the film down too much. Atleast The Keeper delivers the minimum you'd want and expect fromSeagal. As for Seagals next two DTV specials, he'll be back withdirector, Keoni Waxman, which is a good sign. On The Run looks moreaction packed, so hopefully won't suffer the pacing issues of thisfilm. It might lack some of the character of this one though. ***

  2. curtis martin from Bothell, Washington, Land of Rain
    30 Mar 2012, 8:21 am

    "The Keeper" is better than most Steven Seagal Direct to Video films(but not as good as any of his theatrical films from back in the day,of course). I mean, anyone who says this is a downturn in qualityobviously never saw "Kill Switch" or "Out for a Kill," "Today You Die,"or any of the other Seagal DTVs that were so re-dubbed, re-edited, andfilled with stock action sequences cut-and-pasted from other films thatthey were totally incomprehensible. At least "The Keeper" had a basicstory you could follow and made sense overall. It's almost at the levelof lower tier action flicks like Charles Bronson's "Evil Men Do," orBurt Reynold's "Malone" (and about at the level of Van Damme's "BorderPatrol"). Serviceable vehicles for aging action stars. And the film hasa tiny bit of Seagal-dubbing at the opening, a few lame supportingperformances, and some minor continuity and plot hole problems–theusual for super low budget action flicks. But the leading lady ispretty good–delivers her lines well and is sexy in that gangly,puppet-ish Scarlette Johanssen way). And the guy that plays her dad ischanneling Levon Helm, so that's OK. The film's opening, where copSeagal is shot and then has to train his way back to fighting health,is pretty good, but seems to be from a different movie; none of thecharacters it introduces appear later on in the movie (in fact, theopening incident isn't even mentioned later on). I suspect that thebest parts of two not-that-great screenplays were melded together.

    But the really WEIRD error in this otherwise workmanlike flick is thatSeagal's character's name, Rolland Sallinger, changes halfway throughto Rolland BALLINGER! Just out of nowhere, one of the other actorsstart calling him "Ballinger" instead of "Sallinger"! This is both thekind of thing you'd expect in a Seagal DTV, given that they are oftenslapdash, but also exactly what you wouldn't expect! I mean, Seagal'sDTVs are notorious for the re-dubbing of dialog and the makers of TheKeeper opted not to re-dubb dialog in a case where it actually wouldhave made sense to do so!

    All in all, though, this is a passable 90 minutes entertainment forfans of the giant, middle-aged, whispering bada$$ we all secretly love.

  3. fudgex from Canada
    30 Mar 2012, 8:21 am

    This is definitely his cheesiest movie to date. And for a Steven Seagalmovie, that says a lot. To even compare this to "The Professional" or"Man on Fire" is a complete joke. Not even in the same school, letalone the same class. The budget couldn't have been more than a couplehundred bucks, and the acting was deplorable. I mean, Seagal's "acting"has always sucked. His furrowed brow, tough talking, best at everythingkind of persona is a little tired now. But in this movie, he was thebest actor. Sad isn't it? The amount of mistakes that were made in theediting is quite funny though. So if you have a couple of hours towaste, like I did (apparently), then watch it as a comedic actionflick. I give it a two, only because Seagal still moves okay, for anold guy.

  4. FlashCallahan from United Kingdom
    30 Mar 2012, 8:21 am

    Seagal looks like he is returning to form after nearly seven or sorisible films made in the mid-noughties.

    Seagal plays Sallinger or Ballinger depending on where you join thefilm, an ex cop who gets betrayed by his partner at the beginning,nearly killed, and has to nurse himself back to help, all the whilecomplaining about taking pills and not having long enough jackets.

    He gets a call from a mate in Texas, who offers him a job and a hat tolook after his daughter after there was a kidnappimg attempt on her.The rest is pure filler, there is something to do with uranium, and thegirls boyfriend being a bit of a idiot, but it's all down to theaction.

    Part Hard to kill (the first act), part The Hard Corps, and mostly ManOn Fire, this has to be Seagals best film in over five years.

    The story is good, Seagal looks like he is putting some effort into hisrole finally, and their is no evidence of a stunt double or voicedouble this time.

    It still looks cheaply made, but at least it wasn't filmed in Romania.There are a few plot holes, especially at the beginning, why is hisNiece actually in the film? there is no point, and we never really getto know how well Sallinger knew his partner.

    The action scenes are okay, a lot more exciting than Seagal previousefforts, and the bad guys really know how to fall after being shot.

    So it's not the greatest film in the world, but for Seagal, it's atriumph, it's a shame to know he never put in this much effort withSony, then he would be more respected.

  5. Stephan Klose from Vienna, Austria
    30 Mar 2012, 8:21 am

    From about 2002 to 2005 Seagal was really not very good at pickingmovies. Or maybe those he made were the only ones offered to him.Lately though, his pictures are getting better and better with eachone. The last ones like Against the Dark, Kill Switch and Driven tokill were all pretty good movies. This latest one might have even madeit into theaters if Seagal Movies didn't retain a certain distrust fromthe audience. As for the Plot: Seagal plays a Cop who is betrayed andshot by his partner, but survives. Soon after he is discharged from theforce due to medical complications. Moments after getting the dismissalnotice he receives a Call from an old friend of his who is now a richproperty owner in Texas begging him to help him out with a big securityproblem. His daughter was recently the victim of a kidnapping attemptand he begs Seagal to look after her. Of course the noble knight can'trefuse a plea from an old friend. Well long story short he travelsthere fights a lot of bad guys, kills a bunch of them and the wholeprocess of doing so looks really great.

    Of course this Movie can't keep up with $100 Million Productions but itcan easily keep up with such movies as "War" or the"Transporter"-Movies.

    For Seagal Fans this should be a no brainer and for fans of decentaction flicks you might wanna try it.

  6. F_Jenkins from la
    30 Mar 2012, 8:21 am

    I was duped. I said I wouldn't watch any more Seagal movies because hedoes these awful straight-to-DVD movies that are thrown together, andpoorly made – then I read comments here and on Amazon where people saidit was good and he was back to form (the one buffoon with the "review"on the main page here should be banned).

    This is as bad as any of his other straight-to-DVD movies. He mumbleshis way through more bad dialog, the "fight scenes" are all shot reallyclose up so all you see is Seagal slapping something with quick cuts ofthe person he's "fighting" ending up on the floor and you have no ideahow a couple slaps disabled the guy. The person "directing" this hasabsolutely no business directing a high school play let alone a movie.It's baffling how these people get jobs when there are so many peoplewho would do a good job who can't get a break.

    Worst of all was the terrible casting. There's a guy who's supposed tobe a great boxer who I who looks like he should be bagging groceries.There are bad actors throughout this thing which makes it worse whenthe director has no idea what he's doing. The cinematography is bad andeven the sound guy should never get work again – it's hard to believethere was a budget, yet there are car chases and stuff that costsmoney.

    Again, I couldn't finish this. I watched about an hour – which wasabout 55 minutes longer than I should have wasted on this. And Seagalhas not aged well. He's overweight and doesn't look like he could beatup an old man, let alone muscular bad guys. Maybe he can in real lifeand if that's the case, make us believe it. But again, when you've gota bad script and bad direction, everything looks worse. AVOID.

  7. samkay1 from Canada
    30 Mar 2012, 8:21 am

    As Steven Seagal is no longer in his prime, so is the character heportrays in The Keeper. Some things haven't changed of course, Nomatter what name he goes by, he is still the same butt kicking rogue hehas always portrayed, with the facial expression of a Mauri Head(a.k.a. Easter Island).

    The Plot seems kind of pointless, but then again that is the least ofworries in a Seagal film. He is recruited from California to help awealthy ex-cop and an old friend who lives in Texas, and is in need ofa body guard for his daughter who was almost kidnapped by some businessrivals. The first question we ask is why, turn to Seagal, who asks thatvery question in one scene, and it is answered with a pure plotcontrivance, which feels not very legitimate.

    So this is the first of a few things that needs to be fixed in TheKeeper. There is also the matter of Seagal's acting, which was neververy good to begin with, but now, at his present age of fiftysomething, is sounds like he is struggling to even get words out, letalone deliver lines with some tone. Unless you have a good speakersystem, you may have to turn the volume way up to hear. the climax wasokay, but the ending is terrible, almost non existent, another coupleminutes would have been nice.

    Quite frankly though, I don't care that much. The fact that Seagal canstill hold my attention despite the fact that he's losing it, mustcount for something. I still have many to see, but from those I have,I'd say this is about average, maybe a little less

  8. lee nicholson (dolemite72) from middlesbrough, UK
    30 Mar 2012, 8:21 am

    Just watched THE KEEPER and was pleasantly surprised. Sure, it wasn't'Out For Justice', but it was a lot better movie, than it'sdistributors give it credit for (can't believe they printed an earlierdraft of the script on the back cover……don't the people at OPTIMUMhave proof-readers for these things?)

    THE PLOT:

    Anyhow, the story gets straight to the action, with Seagal as RolandSallinger, a cop with 25 years on the force, teamed up with anover-ambitious (and greedy) partner. After a drug bust, Sallingerspartner is Keen to pocket the drug money. Sallinger (a good cop) hatesthis idea, and is promptly shot by his crooked partner (who then phonesit in a gang-shooting)….Only thing is, Sallinger is rushed to thehospital, wounded, but not dead. The crooked partner turns up at thehospital looking for Sallinger, who has a visit prior by a femalecolleague (and lifts her gun from her handbag, in order to defendhimself) As the lady cop leaves the hospital, she realises her gun isgone, and races back to Sallingers ward. The crooked cop tries tosuffocate Sallinger with a pillow, and is promptly shot with the gunRoland stole (never take a pillow to a gunfight, i say!)

    Much time passes, and we witness Sallinger (banished from the police,due to injuries) taking medication, lifting weights, throwing knifes(we also get to see his many, many awards, medals and trophies, earnedduring the line of fire) We also notice a picture of him and a wealthyTexan millionaire (but more on that later…..) As he mends hisinjuries, aided by his female colleague, the scene shifts to the glitzynight-life, of a wealthy young (Paris-Hilton- like) heiress (namedNikita) who's saddled with a playboy boxing womaniser (NOT a footballplayer, as the cover states) who we know from the outset is rathercrooked, as he flees the scene of an attempted kidnapping on theheiress. Sallinger is slowly getting better, when a surprise phonecall, from his texan millionaire friend, asking him to fly over andhelp him with a problem. Feeling better, Roland agrees, and is met atthe airport by a cop, who warns him from causing trouble, and remindingSallinger that he's no longer a cop anymore. A mutual respect isbrought about, and Sallinger and the cop, part ways. Driven to theMillionaires ranch,Roland also strikes up an off-beat friendship withthe chauffeur, andis quick to help out en-route, defend the driverssister against twogangster types. Sallinger kicks the s**t out of them,and finally meets up with his millionaire friend. He explains that hisdaughters life is in danger, and would Sallinger be her bodyguard?Roland agrees (but senses that his friend is not giving him all the'intel' required) Sallinger has the security updated/modified/changedat the ranch, and puts his 'bone-breaking' skills to good use, on hisfirst nights work (as he defends the Heiress, against two heavies at abar) whilst Nikita's boyfriend is smooching with another girl in a backroom. Nikita feels safe with her new bodyguard, and she regains herconfidence again. But unbeknown to her, her cheating boyfriend has been'leant-on' by her earlier (would-be) kidnappers, and plans to assistthem in her kidnapping, next time they are out alone. Sallinger almostthwarts this kidnapping, but is arrested, after a crunching car-chase,and brutal shoot-out, leaving the kidnappers to get away with Nikita,and sending a ransom note to her wealthy father. I've gave away enoughfor you to guess that Sallinger, won't stop until he saves the girl,and kills the bad guys…….

    THE ACTING:

    Seagal is fine (although some of his dialogue is quiet) but i didn'tnotice any dubbing (other than the opening scene….which was anoverhead shot of a car) He drops a few 'F-Bombs' from time to time, andis basically a (soft-hearted) bad ass throughout.The supporting castare capable enough (no big names) but efficient enough, to keep onesinterest. The Chauffeur gives the best secondary performance (emoting alot, just through his looks and gestures)

    ACTION:

    Once again, i wasn't expecting UNDER SIEGE 2, but thankfully the moviehad a fair few shoot-outs (about 3) a few fights (mostly a few quickmoves) but brutal enough, and well spaced out (about 4) and a halfdecent car chase.

    VERDICT

    THE KEEPER was a good solid DTV movie. A lot better (and easier tounderstand, than say) KILLSWITCH or AGAINST THE DARK And coming afterDRIVEN TO KILL, it's fine as a companion piece to both URBAN JUSTICEand PISTOL WHIPPED. Fans of non-stop action, might feel a littleshort-changed (but luckily, this has a coherent plot to fall back on,and it's pace rarely sags) But fans of Seagal himself, will enjoy thismodest thriller (especially if they enjoyed MAN ON FIRE?

    My rating 8 out of 10

  9. Leofwine_draca from United Kingdom
    30 Mar 2012, 8:21 am

    And so Steven Seagal continues his prolific career in straight-to-videoproduct with THE KEEPER, another film completely indistinguishable fromthe dozens he's made since evacuating our cinema screens back in the1990s. It's a completely serviceable movie that plays out as a stringof action sequences well executed but completely unmemorable; there arescenes of Seagal fighting in hand-to-hand combat with bad guys,disarming bad guys and engaging in shoot-outs with bad guys. The plotis weak and the script limited; essentially, this is one of thoseaction-star-as-bodyguard movies featuring our hero risking his life tosave a young woman from the clutches of kidnappers.

    The good things? The film is ably directed and the fight sequencesshort, snappy and well-handled. Seagal is pretty poor, it has to besaid, and there's still far too much distraction from his copious useof doubles (not content with a mere body double in the fight sequences,he now employs a hair double for back-of-the-head shots). Thankfullyhis voice is only dubbed in the opening scene, which is something. Theunfamiliar supporting cast is very bland with the notable exception ofLiezl Carstens, who I found quite smouldering as the sultry youngdamsel-in-distress; if ever an actress could pull off the unconvincingromantic scenes involving her and Seagal's character, it would be her.

  10. mennez from Netherlands
    30 Mar 2012, 8:21 am

    Steven Seagal has made several crappy movies in the past years, butwith this movie, he makes his ultimate come back. All the fight scenesare done by himself and the story of the movie is better than a commonSeagal movie.

    The acting work of every actor in this movie is pretty decent andsometimes even great! That's not what you would expect of a commonSeagal film.

    If you liked the movies: Driven to Kill (a.k.a. Ruslan), Urban Justiceand Pistol Whipped, you should certainly give this movie a try.

    9 out of 10 stars.

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