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Born to Raise Hell

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Plot

A hard core Interpol Agent is assigned to an Eastern European task force to target gun trafficking and dope running throughout the Balkans…

Release Year: 2010

Rating: 4.2/10 (1,512 voted)

Director:
Lauro Chartrand

Stars: Steven Seagal, Dan Badarau, Darren Shahlavi

Storyline
A hard core Interpol Agent is assigned to an Eastern European task force to target gun trafficking and dope running throughout the Balkans. While investigating a Russian gun dealer, his team is caught in a bloody street war between a Gypsy gang and the Russians, leaving one task force member dead. Fueled with vengeance, he leads us on an action packed thrill ride while avenging his friend's death.

Cast:

Steven Seagal

Robert 'Bobby' Samuels


Dan Badarau

Dimitri


Darren Shahlavi

Costel


D. Neil Mark

Steve


George Remes

Ronnie


Claudiu Bleont

Sorin


Calin Puia

Christian


Cosmina Pasarin

Nina


Alexandra Coman

Dorina


Irina Antonie

Wife


Karl Baker

Adrian


Constantin Barbulescu

Gall


Elias Ferkin

Rafi


Florian Ghimpu

Husband #1


Zoltan Butuc

Dada

Taglines:
A duty to protect. A hunt for vengeance.



Details

Official Website:
Voltage Pictures [United States] |

Release Date: 11 December 2010

Filming Locations: Bucharest, Romania



Box Office Details

Budget: $10,000,000

(estimated)



Technical Specs

Runtime:

Goofs:

Continuity:
After Bobby arrests Sorin in the beginning of the movie and is interrogating him, Sorin uses his hand to gesture and moments later a police officer is instructed to remove the handcuffs from Sorin which were keeping his hands behind his back.



User Review

Drug task force guy shoots, kicks, punches, and chops his way through drug peddlers.

Rating: 5/10


Steven Seagal plays a member of an international drug task force
located in Romania. The movie develops a clear direction when a guy he
captures on a routine drug bust makes a deal with him and tells him
about a sadistic and somewhat psychotic drug dealer named Costel who
finances his buys by breaking and entering the houses of young rich
couples whom he has some sort of deep resentment for. As well, he tells
him about the gangster Costel is doing business with; a man named
Dimitri. Seagal's character tries to bring them to justice as an
antagonistic relationship escalates between the two men.

Seagal, with some kind of cowboy accent, I dunno, unnaturally black
hair, and barrel-chested, is still frisky; still breaking any body part
you're stupid enough to throw at him. I thought the movie was a solid
action film and worth watching if you like shoot 'em ups. I've always
thought that Seagal (and some other action stars of the like) practiced
a kind of "slight-of-hand martial arts" aided by camera angles and
editing. You really don't see what happens, just some hand movements
and/or foot movements that may or may not have made sense and then the
bad guy crashes to the floor. I'm pleased to say that there were some
clear exchanges in this movie.

For anybody who cares: In my mind this movie is a "guy film". Seagal
wrote in a sweet young thing for himself (And who can fault him? Ahhh,
the perks of being both actor and writer) but her role was not that
significant. The most time they spent on the screen together was maybe
"5 minutes" —if that. They talked a little about their relationship;
how work was coming between them, or something like that. I dunno. I
might have nodded off. Then after that "supposedly" they made love.
There was some fading in and out of images; a hand here, a hand there.
She was partially clothed and he was fully dressed (ready for action, I
guess, but not that kind). Then after that we never see her again. The
scene seemed almost obligatory.

Now if it were me, and I was both actor and writer, I would have
written in a prolonged love scene with this charming girl (life is too
short folks, opportunities must be seized). I would have shown that I
was not only good with my fists, but also with my—-. Well, I'm boring
you. Sorry. Boloxxxi out. Love.