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Death Sentence

4 Ratings: 3.3
A movie

Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting … see full wiki

Director: James Wan
Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 31, 2007
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about Death Sentence
review by . August 01, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Sometimes it seems only right to take revenge
I saw this movie for the second time today, and wanted to write a review as I thought this was a film that not only has an unlikely hero, but will tug at your heart strings.      Made in 2007, it stars Kevin Bacon as Nick Hume and Kelly Preston as his wife Helen. They have 2 sons, Brendan and Luke.  Hume (Bacon) is an executive who is a mild-mannered family man (you will forget completely the character he played in Footloose while watching this movie) - who worships his …
review by . February 10, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: nothing wrong with a little vigilante stepping forward     Cons: has some nasty scenes, which isn't necessarily a con     The Bottom Line:   "And get your jury and a good defendant  cuz I'm servin' a death sentence"  ~Big Daddy Kane     I look at Death Sentence in two ways. One, the abilities that Nick Hume manage to take on in defense of his family, pure rot. Mild mannered business man one day, murderous …
review by . January 12, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
DEATH SENTENCE is a tough movie to watch, not because it is a poorly made film, but because of the degree of violence that, once started, is mayhem on a roller coaster ride. Though based on a novel by Brian Garfield, the script by Ian Jeffers is a patchwork quilt - the holes show whenever the police arrive on the scene. James Wan, of the 'Saw' movies fame, directs with a keen eye for breathless action sequences and almost intolerable suspense timing that makes the film fly through the 111 minutes …
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