Half Past Dead

Synopsis: A criminal mastermind has set in motion a plan to infiltrate a high tech prison in order to persuade a death row inmate to reveal the whereabouts of $200 million worth of gold. It's up to an undercover FBI agent to stop him before it's too late.
Director(s): Don Michael Paul
Production: Screen Gems
  4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

Thats no way to start.

Put your guns down. Lets talk.

I don't talk to pigs without my lawyer.

I'm a lawyer.

You want my advice?

Put the guns down. I'm looking

to bring down Sonny Ekvall.

You wanna negotiate?

I'll cut you a sweet deal.

Witness protection.

No time served.

Ekvall's not for sale.

You ever done hard time, Nick?

Ever been somebody's bitch?

You got big balls for a woman,

you know that?

And you've got exactly five

seconds to put the guns down.

Otherwise, people are gonna die.

You want that on your conscience?

- Nobody's gotta die tonight.

- I'm not talking to you!

Thats one, Nick.

- You know, Sonny has a rule.

- Whats that?

Thats two, Nick.


Nobody gets taken alive.

- Four!

- Thats a bad rule, man.


Put the goddamn guns down, now!

- Put the gun down, man.

- Its a nice night to die.

BP's dropping fast.

We gotta get this guy out of flat line!

He's going into cardiac arrest!



One, two, three!

One, two, three, four, five!

One, two, three, four, five!

We got a pulse!

I can't believe I ended up in this

situation. This is bullshit.

My friend.


How you been, man?

- I've been better. How you feel?

- Its like I'm seeing a ghost.

Give me some love, man!

- Thought you was dead.

- For a while, but I'm back.

I'm sorry about what happened

in the warehouse.

I lost it. I went ballistic.

Forget it.

Where'd you come from?

They sent me down from

the SHU, Pelican Bay.

- What about you?

- Infirmary, San Quentin.

- Got another five years in this rat hole.

- I got two.

Well, are we all right?

Or we got issues?

- Whatre you talking about?

- You might be pissed off.

I don't wanna spend

the next five years...

...wondering if my n*gger

want to slit me from ear to ear.

You're my man.

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Don Michael Paul

Don Michael Paul (born April 17, 1963) is an actor, director, writer and producer.He starred in the films Heart of Dixie and Rich Girl with Jill Schoelen and appeared in Aloha Summer. He wrote the screenplay for Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man. He acted in the short-lived 1992 CBS detective series The Hat Squad. He played a prominent role in Models Inc. and Robot Wars. He has directed several films including Half Past Dead in 2002, Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012) and Tremors 5: Bloodlines. more…

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