Half Past Dead

2002 film directed by Don Michael Paul

Half Past Dead is a 2002 American action movie. It was directed by Don Michael Paul and was produced by Elie Samaha, Steven Seagal, and Andrew Stevens. Half Past Dead was released on November 15, 2002. It was the last theatrical release to feature Steven Seagal in many countries until Machete was released in 2010.

Half Past Dead
Directed byDon Michael Paul
Written byDon Michael Paul
Produced byElie Samaha
Steven Seagal
Andrew Stevens
StarringSteven Seagal
Ja Rule
Morris Chestnut
Nia Peeples
Tony Plana
Kurupt
Michael "Bear" Talliferro
CinematographyMichael Slovis
Edited byVanick Moradian
Music byTyler Bates
Production
company
Distributed byScreen Gems
Release date
November 15, 2002
Running time
98 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$13 million[1]
Box office$19,233,280[1]

The movie gained negative reviews from critics and holds a 3% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[2] It was also ranked #19 on Rotten Tomatoes' 100 worst films of the 2000s. Movie critic Roger Ebert stated: "Half Past Dead is like an alarm that goes off with nobody in the room. It does its job, stops, and nobody cares."[3] Seagal was nominated a Razzie Award in the category of Worst Actor at the 2003 Golden Raspberry Awards but lost to Roberto Benigni in Pinocchio.[4]

CastEdit

  • Steven Seagal as Sasha Petrosevitch
  • Morris Chestnut as 49er One / Donald Robert Johnson
  • Ja Rule as Nicolas "Nick" Frazier
  • Nia Peeples as 49er Six
  • Tony Plana as Warden Juan Ruiz "El Fuego" Escarzaga
  • Kurupt as Twitch
  • Michael "Bear" Talliferro as Little Joe
  • Claudia Christian as Special Agent Ellen "E. Z." Williams
  • Linda Thorson as Judge Jane McPherson
  • Bruce Weitz as Lester McKenna
  • Michael McGrady as Guard Damon J. Kestner
  • Richard Bremmer as Sony Eckvall
  • Hannes Jaenicke as Agent Hartmann
  • Matt Battaglia as 49er Three
  • Wiliam T. Bowers as Alcatraz Guard

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Half Past Dead". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2015-02-08.
  2. "Half Past Dead". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2015-02-08.
  3. "Half Past Dead". Roger Ebert. Retrieved 2015-02-08.
  4. "Half Past Dead - Awards". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2015-02-08.

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