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Falcon Rising

R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary

John "Falcon" Chapman, is an ex-marine anti-hero plagued with a terrible secret consuming him with guilt. On the self-destructive edge, he learns his sister Cindy (Laila Ali) has been brutally beaten in the slums or “favelas” of Brazil and travels there to hunt down her attackers. In the process he discovers an underground world of drugs, prostitution, and police corruption ruled by the Japanese mafia and protected by the powerful Hirimoto (Masashi Odate, THE LAST SAMURAI).

Cast: Michael Jai White , Neal McDonough , Jimmy Navarro , Millie Ruperto , Lateef Crowder , Masashi Odate , Laila Ali , Hazuki Kato

Director: Ernie Barbarash

Genres: Action, Adventure

Distributor: Freestyle Releasing LLC

Falcon Rising (2014)

Release Date: September 5th, 2014|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • A successful franchise depends on the hero at its center. Is the hero's personality interesting enough to warrant more? Time will tell, but Falcon Rising is off to a good start. show more

  • The structural missteps do little to diminish the immense pleasure of seeing White in motion, however. When he assumes a combat pose, the generic script and personality-free visuals fall back. show more

  • Mr. Chapman administers some of his (amplified) thwacks and drop kicks with a likable, you-should-know-better air of amusement, recalling a Reagan-era TV cop show. show more

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