Dragged Across Concrete is a 2018 American neo-noir action thriller film directed by Steven Craig Zahler.

Official trailers

StudiocanalUK on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 released the trailer:
DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE - Official Trailer - Starring Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn.

Story intro

In the city of Bulwark, recent parolee Henry returns home, interrupting his mother with a customer. Chastising her for turning to prostitution, Henry reunites with his younger brother Ethan. Three weeks later, police detectives Brett Ridgeman and Anthony Lurasetti raid the home of Vasquez, a known drug dealer. Ridgeman is unnecessarily rough with the suspect, and coerces Vasquez's girlfriend into revealing a duffel bag of money and narcotics. The bust is a success, but the detectives are called before their superior, Chief Lt. Calvert. Explaining that a video of Ridgeman subduing Sanchez has been released to the media, Calvert is forced to suspend both detectives for six weeks without pay. Ridgeman's daughter Sara is continually harassed, and his wife Melanie, a former cop with multiple sclerosis, pleads with him to move them to a safer neighborhood. Lurasetti is similarly desperate for money, with plans to propose to his girlfriend Denise. On a tip from Friedrich, a wealthy businessman with criminal connections, Ridgeman recruits Lurasetti to help him surveil and rob the mysterious Lorentz Vogelmann. Having bought an engagement ring, Lurasetti stalls in proposing to Denise, unsure if he can continue with Ridgeman's plan. Henry and his childhood friend Biscuit are hired by Vogelmann, whose masked associates - one wearing black gloves, one with grey - have committed a series of robberies to buy a customized bulletproof van with airless tires. Bank employee Kelly Summer struggles to leave her newborn son, but returns to work for the first time after her maternity leave. Vogelmann, Black Gloves, and Grey Gloves take the bank hostage, with Biscuit and Henry disguised as security guards in the van. Using methodical, tape-recorded instructions, Vogelmann demands the bank's supply of gold bullion. Kelly, fearing for her life, tries to prevent a colleague from notifying the police, and is executed.

Cast

Mel Gibson
Brett Ridgeman
Vince Vaughn
Anthony Lurasetti
Tory Kittles
Henry Johns
Michael Jai White
Biscuit
Jennifer Carpenter
Kelly Summer
Laurie Holden
Melanie Ridgeman
Fred Melamed
Mr. Edmington
Udo Kier
Friedrich
Thomas Kretschmann
Lorentz Vogelmann
Don Johnson
Chief Lt. Calvert
Justine Warrington
Cheryl
Tattiawna Jones
Denise
Jordyn Ashley Olson
Sara Ridgeman
Myles Truitt
Ethan Johns
Vanessa Bell Calloway
Jennifer Johns
Primo Allon
Black Gloves
Matthew MacCaull
Grey Gloves
Liannet Borrego
Rosalinda
Richard Newman
Feinbaum
Clare Filipow
Female Cashier
Vivian Ng
Lana
Andrew Dunbar
Jeffrey
Noel Gugliemi
Vasquez (as Noel G)
Alexander Soto
Juan
Tristan Jensen
Williams
Eric Bempong
Wheelie
Mekhi Fester
Tall Black Teen
Adam Tsekhman
Behzad
Trezzo Mahoro
Skinny Black Teenager
Dalias Blake
Davids
Giacomo Baessato
Smith
Jenn Griffin
Dour Waitress
Cardi Wong
Sid
Cameron Grierson
Dapper Salesman
Emilio Merritt
Mexican Security Guard
Simon Chin
Bus Driver
Paul Rogic
Bald White Man
Matt Kennedy
Teenage Boy
Andrea Pizarro
Latina Teller
Jasmine Lukuku
Bank Staff #1
David Quinlan
Bank Staff #2
Harry Han
Bank Staff #3
Patrick Dodd
Bank Staff #4
Veronika London
Newscaster
Jay Hindle
Guy in Elevator
Bzhaun Rhoden
Teen with Earings

About

Principal photography began on July 17, 2017 in Vancouver.

The film Dragged Across Concrete was scheduled to be released on September 3, 2018 (Venice) and on March 22, 2019 (United States) by Summit Entertainment, Bloom, Icon Film Distribution, GEM Entertainment, Film & TV House, Bir Film, Dutch FilmWorks (DFW), Metropolitan Filmexport, Odeon - Audio Visual Entertainment, Shaw Organisation, StudioCanal, Viva International Pictures, Lionsgate Home Entertainment, NOS Audiovisuais, Summit Premiere, Universum Film (UFA) and VVS Films.

The duration of the film is 159 minutes. With a budget of $15 million, the film grossed over $305,669.

The film had received a "R" rating.

Rating

Dragged Across Concrete got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film.

External links

IMDB: Dragged Across Concrete

Wikipedia: Dragged Across Concrete

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