three friends become involved
in the heist of a lifetime and one of them
is murdered following a double-cross,
another ends up in custody fighting for
his life before spending a long time in
prison planning his revenge in the action
DESPERATE FOR MONEY, three friends take part in an immaculately-planned heist
where they grab a steel case containing $5 million in top-grade diamonds from
a car being driven by a young woman, Mia (Jenna Dewan). One of the men, Vincent
Long (Ryan Philippe: Cruel Intentions; Crash), shoots the man who was
guarding the case in cold blood.
To the horror of the other two men, the gun is then turned on them and Dave
Hall (Brett Granstaff) is killed. Sonny (Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson: Dead Man
Running) is left for dead and comes round in Police custody in hospital.
Detained in a tough, violent prison where he has to fight for respect, Sonny
serves his time and comes out determined to wreak vengeance on his former friend
when and if he can find him and get back what he considers is
Sonny finds himself stealing two million dollars from Russian gangsters for
dangerous mob boss Mr Biggs (Hollywood megastar Bruce Willis The Expendables
in top, wise-cracking form) in the company of his right-hand man Petey
(UFC legend Randy Courture), with whom he develops an unlikely friendship.
Biggs has heard of Vincent Long and helps Sonny, but as Sonny searches for the
man who betrayed him he is also being trailed by a hit man who has everything
Nobody is quite what they seem and the breathtaking sequence of events leads
to the point where some will definitely face the consequences for their actions.
Will Sonny find the peace he seeks and at last put his bitterness to rest?
Sonny is a different kind of criminal and so far his luck has held out, but
he is crossing paths with brutal and cold-blooded criminals can he survive
long enough to get justice as he sees it? SetUp is a terrific, fast-paced
action thriller that keeps you guessing and, when it comes to the crunch, Sonny
will be confronted with the biggest decision of his life…
Bruce Willis is at his magnificent best with some great lines and Curtis '50
Cent' Jackson is believable as the good guy who is tempted by 'easy' money.
A great cast brings an extra dimension to their roles and SetUp also
features: Jenna Dewan as Mia; James Remar (Dexter) as William Long; Sean
Toub as Roth; Ron Turner as Tony; Rory Markham as Markus; Susie Abromeit as
Valerie; Jay Karnes as Russell; Will Yun Lee as Joey; and D J Howard as The
Music by The Newton Brothers; Director of Photography is Steve Gainer, ASC;
Written by Mike Gunther and Mike Behrman; Produced by Curtis Jackson, Randall
Emmett and George Furla; and Directed by Mike Gunther.
An explosive story of high-risk robbery,
friendship and betrayal, SetUp is coming to Blu-ray, DVD and Download,
courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment, on 17 October 2011. Certificate: 15
| RRP: DVD £12.99; Blu-ray: £17.99.
"SetUp is a terrific, fast-paced action thriller that keeps you guessing
to the very last shot" Maggie Woods, MotorBar