• Unleashed (2005)

Unleashed

Release Date: May 13th, 2005

DVD Release Date: October 11th, 2005

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Crime Boss Bart (Bob Hoskins) raises orphan Danny (Jet Li) with no knowledge of anything other than how to fight, using him as an enforcer when debts must be collected. Planning to enter Danny into a fight tournament and retire with the prize money, Bart disappears after a deadly drive-by shooting. Danny flees and takes shelter with kindly piano tuner Sam (Morgan Freeman). Away from Bart's abusive control, Danny learns how to live like a human and begins investigating his past.

Cast: Jet Li, Bob Hoskins, Morgan Freeman, Kerry Condon, Michael Jenn, Vincent Regan, Dylan Brown, Phyllida Law

Director: Louis Leterrier

Genres: Action , Drama

Production Co: Current Entertainment

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: Friendship, Revenge, Gritty, 2000s, Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    An action picture with the emotional simplicity of a bedtime story, painted in the grimy colors of the London underworld. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Ingenious in its construction. show more

  • 50
    David HiltbrandPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Freeman and Hoskins lend the film a level of artistry it doesn't really deserve. Unleashed has a vivid concept, but savagery and sentimentality make strange costars. show more

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