Synopsis: Carter (Thomas Jane), a troubled veteran, gets a chance at redemption by protecting a 12 year-old girl from an assassin (Laurence Fishburne) after she witnesses a murder. Holding a shotgun with a single shell, he engages in physical and psychological warfare in a desperate fight for the girl's life.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Adam Alleca
Production: First Point Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
80 min

I'm sorry.

Oh, no, no. I can't even remember

what got us started, babe.

You're too stubborn, Carter.

Sam, slow down, watch where you're going.

You said you were gonna

clean up that field.

And so, we remember Crayton,

for what he had accomplished,

for his family,

a gift that we would treasure.

You told Aunt Jane you quit.

Yeah, well. I gave up half

of my day to drive you up here.

So, let's call it a truce and go wish your

parents happy anniversary, okay, Bird?

Don't call me that.

Okay, Isabelle.

Look, why don't we pay

our respects real quick?

I don't want you to come.

Fine, but leave the camera

here with me, okay?

You know you can't hide

behind that thing forever.

Okay. Just don't take

any pictures of the service.


Here you go.

I'll be right here.

I'm serious about not taking

any pictures, Bird.



I've been taking real good care

of your camera.


And so, we remember Crayton,

for what he had accomplished.

May we leave here

with but one

overarching thought in out minds.

That Crayton will always...


Please. Please.

Okay! Okay. Please.

I understand it's... it is over but...

Please, I'm asking you...

we can talk about this.

We can sit down. We can make some

kind of a deal. I'm begging you.

I'm begging you to please just don't...

Take a good look.

You only get one.

- I don't know you.

- But you know my employer.

You know you don't challenge

a man in his position.

- Please.

- I've shown you my face.

So you're already dead.

Don't forget your book.



- Isabelle!

- Can I help you?

Yeah, I'm looking

for a little girl in a red dress.

- There's the little angel right now.

- Roger! No!


Help! Help me!


Help me, please!

Help me!




Hey, hey, hey. It's okay. It's okay.

I can help you. What happened?

Tell me what happened? Somebody hurt?

Oh, f***.


Hey, you took some potshot, did you?

Get back! Get back!

Give it up, mister!

You ain't getting through to me!

Just making sure you know your place.

My place? Where is that?

I'm sitting pretty on a high ground!

You waste your clip

burying bullets in the furniture.

That 45 ain't gonna cut a hole

through to me and you know it.

Not with that f***ing condom it's wearing.

Well, well, well.

That man knows his guns.

So do I.

Pitiful range you got with that candy ass

20 gauge you're riding up there.

You ain't nothing but a quail hunter, boy.

And I damn sure

ain't no small game, you hear?

You know, it's still enough

to tear you apart this close, a**hole.

You're right.

You know you're going to need

something damn sizable substantial

- if you really want to rough up with me.

- I've got plenty, buddy!

You just try and come up them

f***ing stairs again, okay!

I will blow your f***ing head clean off!

I'm getting the police

on the line right now!

Phone's dead.

Looks like I caught you at a bad time.

I got a cell phone, a**hole!

I know, dipshit.

I'm looking at it.


You really ought to keep this

on you at all times.

You know, for emergency and such.

I'm just saying.

It don't matter anyway. The nearest cop

is at least a half hour away from here

and I won't need

but a few minutes of your time.

- You sound like you're selling me somethin'.

- Maybe I am, maybe I ain't, friend.

Look. Here's the situation.

That adorable little muppet you got

up there, she's seen my face.

Hell, if she was a snake,

she would have bit me.

So, if I don't put a hole in her head,

and I mean like right quick,

somebody's going to do the same thing

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