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HALF PAST DEAD

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Half Past Dead

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
99 minutes
Wide Release Date:
11/15/02
performer:
Steven Seagal, Morris Chestnut, Ja Rule, Kurupt
director:
Don Michael Paul
distributor:
Screen Gems Inc.
author:
63040
genre:
ActionAdventure

We gave it a C

As is usually the case, Seagal’s latest nondescript butt-kicker is amusing enough to merit the ”not nearly as bad as you’d expect” rave. With the help of goofily charismatic rapper Ja Rule, the aging aikido sensei thwarts cuddly Morris Chestnut’s convoluted scheme to break into Alcatraz (retrofitted to again hold America’s most dangerous prisoners, but looking more like an uninspired movie set) and find some hidden treasure. Call it ”Under Siege on the Rock.”

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