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• USA: Aug 31, 2007
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Rated R for strong bloody brutal violence and pervasive language.
1 hour, 50 minutes
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation (as Twentieth Century Fox) (presents), Hyde Park Films (as Hyde Park Entertainment) (presents), Baldwin Entertainment Group, Brass Hat Films, Dune Entertainment
Studio 20th Century Fox
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• Death Sentence (2007)
Tagline: Protect What's Yours
Plot: A white-collar revenge fantasy in the vein of DEATH WISH (and based on a novel by the same author, Brian Garfield), DEATH SENTENCE ponders the nature and limits of retribution, asking if murder can ever be justified. Director James Wan (SAW) delivers a high-end exploitation film, complete with a washed-out, grainy appearance and some startling violence, but with complex, thrilling action sequences.
Kevin Bacon is Nick Hume, a successful businessman with two children and a lovely wife (Kelly Preston). While driving home from his older, college-bound son’s hockey game, Nick must pull into a gas station in a tough part of town. When the boy goes into the store to buy a drink, his throat is slit during a bloody robbery attempt. Nick identifies the killer, but with him as the only witness, the case is unable to go to trial. Discovering that the murder was merely a gang initiation, Nick is pushed over the edge, taking on the deadly gang headed by the fierce Billy Darley (Garrett Hedlund). Payback becomes all-encompassing for Nick:
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