Synopsis: High school seniors Nathan and Karen find a website with photos of children who are missing or believed abducted. One of the photos is of Nathan as a child, putting into question the identities of the couple whom he's always called Mom and Dad. Contacting the site to learn more only results in Nathan becoming the target of an intense, high-tech, international manhunt. Before his "parents" can explain themselves, they are executed by hired guns, and Nathan is on the run with Karen in tow (who just happened to be there at the wrong time). Phone use by either of them only connects directly to a man claiming to be C.I.A., in whom they find reasons not to trust. With encroaching shootouts, car chases, hand-to-hand combat and explosions around them, this seems quite much for a mere case of child abduction, and Nathan can only rely on the wrestling, boxing and martial arts skills taught by his "dad" to protect both himself and Karen as they follow a lead to find Martin, Nathan's biological fa
Director(s): John Singleton
Production: Lionsgate Films
  2 wins & 3 nominations.
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106 min

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Yo, babe! Yeah!

Gilly, Get up here!


Let's go, babe!

We got b*tches waitin'!

Go faster!

Zack, come on!


Go! Go! Go!

Yeah, Zack!

Come on!

Hey ladies, we are here.

Get ready to party, yeah!

- Yeah!

We are here! Oh!!!

Dude, you're crazy.

- Yes I am.

- You're alright man?

Yes, I am.

- Let's do this.

- Let's go. Sure!

Check it out!


Guys, be right back.

- What's up, homey?

Check it out.

Good quality, you like?

- Thanks man, this is hot.

That's right. All right man.


-200 Bucks man.

- Dude, that's cruel.

No, it's fair price. I make the best

fake IDs in Pennsylvania.

You know what? You should

put that on your college application.

Dude, I can't believe... Like mainstream you guys!

You guys are so mainstream.

I gotta get you some undergraduates.

- Heads up, Nathan.

- On your way.

Here we go again.

Uhh oh, here she comes.

- Hey, Karen.

- Hi, Nathan.

-Ops. Watch it!

- Watch it? Watch what?

You bumped into me.

Billy! Billy! I'm serious!

Listen to me. Billy, Billy!

Come on. Come on.

Serious? Wow!

That was exciting!

Let's go get drunk.

Oh wait wait wait, an announcement!

A little gift from my dad.

VIP tickets!!!

To the first Pirates home game.

- Dude, I would drink to that.

Let's have a good night, boys.

Let's do it!


Uhh, I can't believe that.

Hey, wake up! Look,

whoever you are, you gotta get outta here.

My parents will be home in an hour.

Alright, girls, we gotta hurry up,

or my parents will kill me.

Is there more bags?

You know, you really don't have to

put in all the stuff.

It's okay.

It's the least I can do.

If my parents see you here, they

may get really pissed at me, though.

Yeah, mine too.

Perfect timing.

Alright, get those mittens

on and wake up.

I can't believe you're making

me fight hungover.

If you wanna drink like a man, let's see

if you can fight like a man. Come on, let's go.

Hit me!

Hit me! lt's not patty

cake. Punch me, here!

Move your feet!

Right here, not my arm. Come on!

Come on, hands up!

- My boys.

Hands up!

Come on!

- This is bullshit!

-I'll tell you what's bullshit.

Bullshit's gettin yourself drunk, but

you can't defend yourself.

You can't watch your back!

That's bullshit, son.

Come on, turn around. Let's go!



Bet you glad you went out

last night, no?

Doesn't taste good on your way out,

as you did on your way in, I bet! Huh?

See, this is what I call a party.

Wanna hurt me, Nathan?

Don't get mad, get even,

donn't lose control.

Think about it, clear your head.

Now, focus!

Bear hug?

That's all you got?

Come on, your mother hits harder than that.

Show me something!

So slow. Come on!

Come on!

Use your head,

Nathan. Think!

You better show me something now

or you're gonna go down. Come on!

I thought we were boxing?

You've always said the person that ends

the fight was the winner.

Don't look like

I'm done?

You wanna play with no rules, you better

be careful what you let out of the box.

What? Get up!

That wasn't the part, Nathan.

What's the matter? Come on, use your

anger. Think about it. Keep control.

What're you gonna do? You can't punch me,

you can't kick me? What're you gonna do? Huh?

Come on!

That 's all you got?

Give me a balance.

You're gonna dance all day?

Gotta show me something!

Good shot. Hahaha!

Now we're talking.

I'm bigger than you, but you

can't take me, Nathan. Come on. Ahhh!

- Think I'm getting old.

- Hey, guys. Guys?


- You got me. Finish me off!

- Enough!

-What? We're just working out.

- You two were trying to kill each other.

Nah, we're good. Right, Nathan?

Good job, son.

-Eww... God, you smell like beer.

Can I take a shower?

I just don't wanna get a phone call on night

you ride motorcycle around a tree.

I wasn't even driving.

Hey, you were out all night. You didn't call...

You're grounded for a week.

- Are you serious?

- Yeah, I'm serious.

- Why? You don't trust me?

- After last night? Not so much.

Remember that phrase, Trust

needs to be earned...

Nathan, you don't belong to the yoga.

- He did.

-Tell him.

- You went to the yoga session?

- Mom took me.


- And he's in pain the next day. When're you taking

yoga? You didn't ask me about taking yoga?

- I had to ask you everything that I do?


- Your dad needs yoga.

- He has more important things to do than that.

-You really do need yoga.

- You should try... Tell me about it.

- Oh, it'll happen till a day I take up basket weaving.

Nathan, you're on clean up duty.

Come on. Your mother cooked,

I've worked all day. What do you do?

That's right.

You're getting better and better.

It's always my fault.

Every single time, Billy.

Because it's mostly your fault, Karen.

Have you even thought about that?

All you think about is football. You know, If you're so over

with this, then just get outta here.

- You know what? Leave!

- I'm will get outta here! I don't need this.

You're in high school, Karen. I can have

any girl I want in college.

What are you looking at? Freak!

Sometimes I do feel

like a freak.

I mean, I walk around like everybody else.

But inside... It just

Feel different.

Like I'm a stranger,

in my own life.

When I'm sitting at the breakfast table

with my parents...

I'm just like...

Who are these people?

Don't you think everybody feels

that way growing up?

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Shawn Christensen

Shawn Christensen is a musician, filmmaker, and artist. He is a graduate of Pratt Institute, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in illustration and graphic design. Christensen was the frontman of the indie rock band Stellastarr. In 2013, he won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for his 2012 short film Curfew. more…

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