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R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Rose (Helen Mirren) is a highly efficient contract killer, and her stepson, Mikey (Cuba Gooding Jr.), shares her profession and her bed. Learning she has terminal cancer, she determines to carry out one last hit, but her plans go awry when she discovers her next target is her latest employer's (Stephen Dorff) pregnant wife (Vanessa Ferlito).

Cast: Helen Mirren , Cuba Gooding Jr. , Stephen Dorff , Vanessa Ferlito , Mo'Nique , Macy Gray , Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Matt Higgins

Director: Lee Daniels

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Lee Daniels Entertainment

Shadowboxer (2005)

Release Date: July 21st, 2006|1 hr. 33 min.

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  • There's no satisfaction and no pleasure to be gained by sitting through it. The characters are ludicrous and, worse than that, boring. And this is despite all the lead actors doing the best they can. show more

  • A strident and shocking jumble, Shadowboxer suggests what you might come up with if you decided to inject John Huston's dark 1985 film, "Prizzi's Honor," with Oedipal overtones. show more

  • If he earns no other accolades for his directorial debut - a distinct likelihood - Lee Daniels deserves some kind of award just for assembling the most bizarrely random cast of this young century. show more

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