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The Last Stand

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
The Last Stand


After leaving his LAPD narcotics post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with remorse and regret, Sheriff Ray Owens moved out of Los Angeles and settled into a life fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction. But that peaceful existence is shattered when Gabriel Cortez, the most notorious, wanted drug kingpin in the western hemisphere, makes a deadly yet spectacular escape from an FBI prisoner convoy. With the help of a fierce band of lawless mercenaries, Cortez begins racing towards the US-Mexico border with a hostage in tow... straight through Summerton Junction. At first reluctant to become involved, and then counted out because of the perceived ineptitude of his small town force, Owens ultimately rallies his team and takes the matter into his own hands, setting the stage for a classic showdown.
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Video: Trailer: The Last Stand

MPAA rating:
R
for strong bloody violence throughout, and language
Cast:
Forest Whitaker; Rodrigo Santoro; Genesis Rodriguez; Luis Guzmán; Peter Stormare; Johnny Knoxville; Arnold Schwarzenegger; Harry Dean Stanton; Jaimie Alexander; Zach Gilford
Directed by:
Jee-woon Kim
Genre:
Action, Adventure; Comedy; Drama; Suspense, Thriller
Running time:
01:47
Release date:
2013
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