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A little Brucie bonus....
on 19 August 2014
After witnessing the murders of a store owner and his son, Jeremy Coleman barely escapes with his life.
As he is forced to testify against crime lord Hagan, he is placed in the witness protection program under the watch of the U.S. Marshals.
As his new identity becomes compromised Jeremy is forced to take an unexpected course of action in order to get his life back and save the lives of those he loves.....
If you take away the 'get them before they get you' part of the narrative,this film is just a dramatic retread of the eighties comedy 'See No Evil, Hear No Evil', person sees a crime, gets away, and the bad guys are after them.
But naturally, the cops are after our hero, because he's seen Kill Bill a couple of times.
If this had been made in the nineties, it would have starred Keenan Ivory Wayans, and had a comic twist on the narrative, and still have that dark edge.
Here we suffice with Duhamel literally taking the title for granted, running every five minutes and breathing heavily.
Dawson is the best thing about the film, Vincent D'onofrio turns up as a guest villain, and Bruce Willis, although very good, looks very, very smug.
It's by the numbers stuff, and its nothing memorable, but you'll have a bit if fun watching all the clichés add up.