April 27th 2012
  • Action/Thriller,
  • R,
  • 95 min,
  • Lionsgate
  • Cast: Jason Statham, James Hong, Chris Sarandon, Anson Mount, Robert John Burke, Reggie Lee, Oksana Lada, Danny Hoch, Jay Giannone, Catherine Chan, Jennifer Butler, Joseph Sikora, Victor Pagan, Danielle McKee, Igor Jijikine, Brian Anthony Wilson, Alex Ziwak, John Cenatiempo, Jack Gwaltney, Gary Cherkassky, Matt O'Toole, James Colby, Danni Lang, Kate Rogal, Lyman Chen, Sándor Técsy, Barry Bradford, Tony Cheng
  • Director: Boaz Yakin
  • Writer: Boaz Yakin
  • Producers: Lawrence Bender, Dana Brunetti
  • Co Producer: Joseph Zolfo
  • Associate Producer: John R. Woodward
  • Executive Producers: Steve Chasman, Stuart Ford, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Kevin Spacey
  • Art Direction: Jesse Rosenthal
  • Casting: Douglas Aibel
  • Costume Design: Ann Roth
  • D.O.P.: Stefan Czapsky
  • Editor: Frédéric Thoraval
  • Makeup: Joseph Farulla
  • Music: Mark Mothersbaugh
  • Production Design: Joseph C. Nemec III
  • Set Decoration: Bryony Foster


A young Chinese girl has vital weapons of mass destruction science secrets both the Chinese Mafia and also the Russian Mafiz desire to obtain and use to blackmail world governments. The girl meets up with a "Soldier of Fortune" man (Jason Stretham) and he protects her from abduction and murder by the Russian and Chinese Mafia agents in the USA, both of which compete to find the girl and get the secrets she possesses so they can use these secrets to blackmail world governments.

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Filming Locations: New York City, USA; Pennsylvania, USA
  • MPAA Warning: Strong violence throughout, and for language
  • Production Budget: $27 million
  • Production Companies: Automatik Entertainment, IM Global, Lawrence Bender Productions, Trigger Street Productions
  • Production Schedule: October 2010 - December 2010

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2011 Guide Analysis: "A straight forward action thriller for Statham and filmmaker Boaz Yakin ("Uptown Girls," "Remember the Titans"), set reports indicate a fast-paced "The Transporter" style effort minus the flash car and tongue-in-cheek style. The trouble with these more sober "Kiss of the Dragon"-style films is the lack of distinctiveness or originality, certainly Statham has two other action films due out this year ("Blitz," "The Killer Elite") which both look far more interesting thanks to stronger casts and period settings with better premises. Right now, nothing heard or seen about this makes it sound anything more than direct-to-DVD nonsense."

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Worldwide Release Dates

  • 26 April 2012: Russia
  • 27 April 2012: Estonia, Lithuania
  • 3 May 2012: Australia, Hungary, Netherlands
  • 4 May 2012: Ireland, UK
  • 10 May 2012: Singapore
  • 11 May 2012: Romania, Vietnam
  • 18 May 2012: Spain
  • 31 May 2012: Germany
  • 6 June 2012: Belgium
  • 8 June 2012: Norway
  • 21 June 2012: New Zealand
  • 13 July 2012: Turkey
  • 4 October 2012: Argentina