• Unleashed (2005)


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: Drama , Action

Production Co: Current Entertainment

Distributors: Focus Features

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

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
    Peter HartlaubSan Francisco Chronicle

    When Danny takes off his collar for the last time, Besson's plan becomes clear: You may have paid for an hour and a half of escapist entertainment, but he just provided something much better. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Ingenious in its construction. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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