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"A Walk Among the Tombstones" - on the trail of two psychos

...made for grown-ups once in a while.Liam Neeson is Matthew Scudder, an unlicensed private detective working the mean streets of New York City in 1999. Once a NYPD detective, Scudder washed out after a tragic accident several years earlier...

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Call 911: There?s no Oscar here!

...jokes, alligator encounters and bad Al Pacino impressions, as the Reno Sheriff?s Department attempts to clean up the mean streets of Florida?s biggest city. In the meantime, of course, they also have to figure out a way to rescue...

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Ride Along

Now Playing Synopsis: A motor-mouthed high-school security guard joins his prospective brother-in-law, a decorated police detective, on a shift along the mean streets of Atlanta and learns that life on the force is no picnic in this action comedy from director Tim Story (Fantastic Four, Think Like a Man). Ben (Kevin Hart) longs to marry his gorgeous girlfriend Angela (Tika Sumpter), but before he can propose he must first get the approval of her tough-as-nails brother James (Ice Cube), a top detective in the Atlanta Police Department. When aspiring police officer Ben gets accepted into the academy, he finally musters the courage to ask for James' blessings. Still unconvinced that Ben has what it takes to provide for his beloved baby sister, James invites Ben on a ride-along through the toughest parts of town. At first James' efforts to terrify the young trainee go perfectly according to plan, but once the pair incur the wrath of Atlanta's most feared criminal, all bets are off. John Leguizamo and Laurence Fishburne co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Bruce McGill, Tika Sumpter Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Outsider

Now Playing Synopsis: A British mercenary scours Los Angeles for his missing daughter with the help of a seasoned inner-city detective in this gritty action thriller. Lex Walker (Craig Fairbrass) is fighting on the front lines in Afghanistan when he is summoned to L.A. to identify his daughter Sam's remains. When the sheet at the morgue is pulled back, however, Lex is alternately shocked and relieved to see that it is not his little girl laid out on the slab. Yet the question remains -- if this isn't his daughter, where has she gone? Convinced that his time to save Sam is quickly running out, Walker talks a local detective (Jason Patric) into following the trail of clues, which lead straight to the wealthy Internet entrepreneur (James Caan) who previously employed Sam. Later, with thugs and assassins closing in from all sides, Walker realizes that the only way to save his daughter is to use the skills he learned in Afghanistan on the mean streets of L.A. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jason Patric, James Caan, Craig Fairbrass, Shannon Elizabeth Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Dragon Eyes

Opens Friday, May 11, 2012 Synopsis: Director John Hyams transplants Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo to the mean streets of New Orleans to tell the tale of a mysterious martial artist who pits two vicious street gangs against one another before setting his sights on the true cause of the community's problems -- the corrupt local sheriff. Rival crime bosses have turned the mean streets of the Big Easy into an all out war zone where no citizen is safe when Ryan Hong (Cung Le) drifts into town using the lessons of his master Tianto (Jean-Claude Van Damme) to clean up the city. Meanwhile, local Police Chief Mr. V (Peter Weller) gains a grudging respect for Hong's formidable fighting skills, but begins to see him as a growing threat to his grip on power. But when the two gangs unite to conquer a common enemy, it soon becomes apparent that Mr. V's corrupt regime is about to topple. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Cung Le, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Peter Weller, Crystal Mantecon, Dan Henderson Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Philly Kid

Opens Friday, May 11, 2012 Synopsis: A former NCAA wrestling champion becomes a successful MMA fighter after being sent to prison for killing a cop, and battles a corrupt system after realizing he's been set up to take a big fall. Dillon McCabe (Wes Chatham) was a natural-born fighter. But the very same night Dillon won the NCAA wrestling title, he got mixed up in an incident that resulted in the death of a police officer. Subsequently released from prison after 10 years, Dillon returns to his Baton Rouge mean-street roots and learns that one of his oldest friends has crossed a ruthless loan shark. In no time, the ex-con is rising through the ranks of the local fighting circuit on a mission to raise the money that will save his friend. But upon learning that the entire system has been rigged against him, Dillon realizes that his biggest fight is yet to come. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Wes Chatham, Devon Sawa, Sarah Butler, Neal McDonough, Chris Browning, Bernard Hocke, Eric Scott Woods, Michael Jai White, Andrew Sensenig Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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