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We Die Young (2019)

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Lucas, a 14-year-old boy inducted into the gang life in Washington, D.C., is determined that his 10-year-old brother won't follow the same path. When an Afghanistan war veteran comes into the neighborhood, an opportunity arises.

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Lior Geller

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Lior Geller (screenplay), Lior Geller (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Daniel
David Castañeda ... Rincon (as David Castaneda)
Elijah Rodriguez ... Lucas
Nicholas Sean Johnny ... Miguel
Charlie MacGechan Charlie MacGechan ... Jester
Joana Metrass ... Anna
Dean John-Wilson Dean John-Wilson ... Mousey
Jim Caesar Jim Caesar ... Felix
Kerry Bennett ... Brenda
Uriel Emil ... Spider
Pablo Scola ... Padre Orelio
Robyn Cara ... Gabriela
Jacob Scipio ... Tomas
Joseph Long ... Luis
Tony Wredden Tony Wredden ... Carlo
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Lucas, a 14-year-old boy inducted into the gang life in Washington, D.C., is determined that his 10-year-old brother won't follow the same path. When an Afghanistan war veteran comes into the neighborhood, an opportunity arises.

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Every Life is Worth Saving. See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and some drug material | See all certifications »
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Bulgaria | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$143,837
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David Castañeda and Elijah Rodriguez previous appeared together in Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) as a drug cartel members. See more »

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More story than Van Dammes usual films and certainly one to see
26 March 2019 | by markthomassintekSee all my reviews

REVIEW - WE DIE YOUNG

Van Damme is back!

I've waited a long time to say that and mean it, recently he's been in some quite poor films but......

Set in Washington DC 20 minutes from the White House in a deprived area this story follows 2 kids trying to escape the drug filled neighbourhood, but reading this you may think this film is yet another run of the mill film of kids trying to escape the hood but wow, the human story, the characters (even the man who runs the neighbourhood), the twists and turns and the whole story arch brings this whole film to life, so much so you feel and care for the characters.

Van Damme shines in this film without opening his mouth once (no spoilers). Thoroughly enjoyed this film from start to surprising finish which I even didn't see coming, respect to the writers!

More story than Van Dammes usual films and certainly one to see.

Rating 8 out of 10


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