Half Past Dead


1h 38m 2002

Brief Synopsis

Sascha Petrosevitch is a widowed undercover agent posing as a tough, international car thief. He has many friends on both sides of the law. One of them, career criminal Nick Frazier, has been like a brother to him. One night while on a heist job, Sascha and Nick are intercepted by a female FBI agent

Film Details

Also Known As
Lockdown
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Crime
Release Date
2002
Production Company
Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films; Franchise Pictures; Screen Gems
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing; Buena Vista International; Cts; Skifan Hf; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International
Location
Berlin, Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

Sascha Petrosevitch is a widowed undercover agent posing as a tough, international car thief. He has many friends on both sides of the law. One of them, career criminal Nick Frazier, has been like a brother to him. One night while on a heist job, Sascha and Nick are intercepted by a female FBI agent, EZ Williams, who, unbeknownst to Nick, is working in tandem with Sascha. Nick refuses to surrender and the Feds open fire. Sascha takes seven bullets for Nick, saving his friend's life, and nearly losing his own. To maintain his cover, Sascha is sentenced with Nick to the newly refurbished, high tech Alcatraz, where inmates are fitted with special implants to prevent escape. The prison also boasts a state of the art execution chamber, which will be used for the first time on the infamous criminal Lester, who's been charged with robbing an armoured vehicle of $200 million dollars worth of gold--that was never recovered. However, intercepting that plan is a group of expertly trained mercenaries called the "49ers," who break into the highly secure prison. Led by 49er One, the group has come for one thing only--to find out where the missing gold has been buried. When Lester refuses to tell them, they begin taking hostages, and it's up to Sascha to rally the prisoners to take on the ruthless commando force.

Film Details

Also Known As
Lockdown
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Crime
Release Date
2002
Production Company
Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films; Franchise Pictures; Screen Gems
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing; Buena Vista International; Cts; Skifan Hf; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International
Location
Berlin, Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall November 15, 2002

Released in United States on Video March 4, 2003

Feature directorial debut for Don Michael Paul.

Released in United States on Video March 4, 2003

Released in United States Fall November 15, 2002