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Bending the Rules (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 9 March 2012 (USA)
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A district attorney is determined to take down a corrupt New Orleans cop.

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Artie Mandelberg

Writer:

Dylan Schaffer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Kennedy ... Theo Gold
Adam Copeland ... Nick Blades (as Adam 'Edge' Copeland)
Jennifer Esposito ... Garcia
Alicia Witt ... Rosalyn Wohl
Kevin Weisman ... Gil
Pruitt Taylor Vince ... Happy
Philip Baker Hall ... Herb Gold
Jessica Walter ... Lena Gold
Kirk Bovill ... Meter Man
Elena Lyons ... Kelly Gold
Deneen Tyler ... Defense Lawyer
Danny Gil Danny Gil ... Ed Mackie
Clyde Risley Jones ... Lt. Glass (as Clyde Jones)
Margaret Lawhon Margaret Lawhon ... Judge
Kate Adair ... Jerri
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A district attorney is determined to take down a corrupt New Orleans cop.

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence and a sexual reference | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chasing the Hawk See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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$4,200,000 (estimated)
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Datasat | Dolby Digital

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Color
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Wickedly funny
28 March 2012 | by TJMBuddlakeSee all my reviews

First, i'll admit that i am a fan of Edge. From tag team champion to WWE Champion. This is a first that i haven't seen, him in a leading role. His character of Nick Blades is like a blend of Axel Foley (Beverly Hills Cop), Dirty Harry and Martin Riggs (Lethal weapon). He had some good one liners and his mannerisms were just outrageous. Jamie Kennedy is still just as funny. The story wasn't great nor bad but in between. I kinda got lost and confused near the climax, but then i understood what was happening. This is one wickedly funny movie. I highly recommend it for any comedy lover. I my honest opinion, i think Edge should have his own sketch comedy. He's truly a natural and i've seen some comedic relief in him back when he was still competing in the ring. (the days of his feud with Chris Jericho up to his retirement.) Overall, this gets an 8 out of 10.


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