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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Steven Seagal
DMX
Isaiah Washington
Anthony Anderson
Michael Jai White
Bill Duke
Directors
Andrzej Bartkowiak
Screenwriters
Ed Horowitz
Rich D'Ovidio
Running Time
102 minutes

Exit Wounds
Efficient action thriller with dark undertones and Steven Seagal


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Plot
Cop Orin Boyd stumbles on a nexus of crooked cops and drug dealers. Fifty kilos of heroin go missing, and everyone clams up. Enter crime lord Latrell Walker, who may hold the key to the conspiracy.


Verdict
Surprisingly acceptable. A tautly-plotted actioner punctuated by regular bouts of ear-splitting gun play. Also, everybody is kung fu fighting - except, this being a Steven Seagal movie, it's probably aikido given the modish high-wire treatment. This also benefits from Seagal sending himself up with droll pot shots at his earlier movies.


Reviewed by Simon Braund

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