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

So, Nick...

...this is it?

As promised.

Lets do it.

I have a plane to catch.

You know, Sonny...

...you're wrong about him.

He's clean, man.

We're about to find out.

Put your guns down.

Hello, Sascha.

I'm Sonny Ekvall.

You work for me.

Nicholas, what is all this?

Caught a little heat.

One of our guys

is double-dealing with the Feds.

It's no big deal.

Just procedure.

- A polygraph.

- Nick was against this.

I see.

He says you are one of my family.

But he always did bring home strays.

That is why I am here.

Are you friend or foe?

I'm a friend.

Sascha Petrosevitch.

You are Russian.

Yeah, I'm Russian.

You got a problem with that?

I am an equal opportunities employer.

As long as you are working the scene

making me money...

...what do I care?

Who did you work for before

you landed in my lap?


- Doing what?

- I ran a highland crew...

...got popped,

did a nickel in Angola.

Just trying to get into

something simple.

I run the biggest crime syndicate

from Eastern Europe...

...to the Pacific Rim.

- That is simple?

- Cars are simple.

You work for any

law enforcement agencies?

Sometimes I work for the CIA,

the KGB...

...the U.S. Marshals, when I got a little

bit of spare time...

...I do a little something

for the Eastern Stasi.

You left out the FBI.

- Are you FBI?

- I boost cars. That's all.

I am a soldier trained in the art

of killing, not interrogation.

Nick likes you.

He's a good boy.

He's like a little brother to me.

So for him, I make an exception.

But now, my patience is at the end.

Are you FBI?


Welcome to my family, Sascha.

I told you.

Make sure the boat leaves tonight.

Its time, man.

- Time for what?

- To take that ring off.

She's a memory, Sasch.

You felt the loss.

Cried the tears.

There's nothing more to do, man.

I just can't let her go.

I respect that.

I feel that.


...I got a job.

You want it?


Yo, Sasch, stop playing!

Stop driving so fast!

Come on! Watch this!

Watch the forklift!

- Yeah, you like that.

- No, I don't like this.

Oh, my God.

I'm sorry about

what went down tonight.

I told Sonny you was one of us,

but he runs the show his way.

- What's a Blue Book on these wheels?

- About 198 grand.

- That makes my 5% worth what?

- 9600. Give or take.

I'll take half now,

half when I deliver, right?

You'll get it when we get there.

Half now, Nicholas,

or we give this back.

- How long we known each other?

- Two and a half years.

So for about two...

...two and a half years...

...Ive been asking you

to call me Nick.

- I like Nicholas, all right?

- No, its not all right.

Its all right. Put a little thug in it.

Maybe you'll get your money.

I love Nicholas, all right?

- Was that good?

- No, check it out.

Read my lips.

- All right.

- All right.

- How was that?

- See how I'm doing that?

All right. See what I'm getting at?

I think...

Thats tough for me.

You whiter than I thought.

- Stop playing.

- I'm a bad man, you know that.

Stop the car!

I'm gonna kick your ass one day.

What are you guys doing?

Back to work!

We're putting these cars

on the road in 37 minutes.

- Where's my money?

- Hey, I'm good for it.

- You know me.

- And you know me.

Now, I want my 9600 or I'm gonna

take this big goddamn hammer...

- Hey, come on.

...and have some fun.

Hey, Sasch. Sasch.

- You know you're crazy, right?

- Cuckoo crazy.

- You expecting somebody?

- No.

Get this car out of here.

- Nicholas Frazier?

- Who wants to know?

Special Agent Williams.

I'm with the FBI.

Maybe you've heard of us?

Yeah, I've heard of you.

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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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