|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Guy Pearce, Nicolas Cage, Xander Berkeley, January Jones, Harold Perrineau, Jennifer Carpenter|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, Drama, Thriller|
|Original title||Seeking Justice|
|Run time:||1 hour 45 minutes|
|Rental release:||26 Mar 2012|
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Never mess with a high school English teacherBy TheWatchman (755 reviews) from Suburbia , 29 Mar 2012
[Highly rated reviewer]Nicholas Cage plays just your average high school English teacher, whose wife unfortunately gets attacked one night. He, in turn, enlists the help of a shady organisation (managed by the sinister Guy Pearce) who kill the attacker in exchange for a favour from our everyman Nick at a later date.
Skip forward a few weeks and these dodgy dealers only want poor old Nick to kill someone else then, when he doesnt, they go and frame him for murder!
Its about then that Nick decides that hes had enough of teaching grammar and vowels and fights back. Luckily, marking essays has stood him in good stead to take on not only the evil, twisted gang, but also the police and even the odd turncoat friend.
Nick is therefore forced to use everything hes learned from his teacher-training school to run and hide from baddies, fight and even gun them down when necessary, evade capture by the police during high-speed chases, unravel deep conspiracies, investigate deaths and even have time to rescue loved ones.
Its a bit like the Bourne films. Nick runs, gets cornered, escapes, repeat. Its nothing new, but its not as bad as it could have been. Nick Cage gives his usual performance (and theres still plenty of his fans out there to enjoy it) and Guy Pearce makes a decent enough baddie (hardly stretching his proven acting talents though).
If you like a bit of action/thriller, this ones about as average as they come, but you might just enjoy it.
My English teacher tripped over my school bag when he walked past my desk. He never once foiled a national conspiracy or got caught up in a shoot-out in a disused shopping mall. I guess I went to the wrong school.
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Good TwistBy Manbub (8 reviews) , 17 Aug 2012An enjoyable film from start to finish. Good twist in the storyline, kept us glued to the screen. Nicholas Cage plays a good part (as always in his films) and good bit of acting from Guy Pearce. Definitely think it's worth a watch.
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Good film to chill toBy angel86 (16 reviews) from Birmingham , 15 Aug 2012Good cage film. You don't need a believable storyline this is good movie watching with action/justice/baddies and the goodies come out tops in the end, what more can you want
Average Nic Cage movieBy MQBHK (14 reviews) , 13 Aug 2012
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideI thought this was actually a good movie despite not really being a fan of Nicholas Cage.
Basic storyline - Nic cage is a school teacher whose wife gets raped.
Once in the hospital, he is approached by the wonderful Guy Pearce who offers to have the rapsit killed.
He is part of a gang who want to 'take back their city' from the awful people.
Nic agrees but then this deed must be repaid!!!
Not amazing but lots of twists and turns. Worth a watch.
Average, but worth a watch...By SiSlayRD500 (166 reviews) from Solihull , 08 Aug 2012This was average, but worth a watch if you can just go with it and ignore its flaws - continuity, viability etc!
Basically worth a watch for some light entertainment!
brill movieBy tash2012 (1 review) , 08 Aug 2012very intresting film got to watch everybit of it to understand it want 2 sure at first but got into it