Cradle 2 the Grave

Cradle 2 the Grave
Cradle 2 the Grave
  • R
  • 1h 40m
  • 2003
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Martial arts sensation Jet Li teams with hip-hop star DMX in this action-packed adventure of a Taiwanese intelligence agent who finds himself uneasily allied with the leader of a crew of highly skilled thieves. When streetwise criminal Tony Fait (DMX) comes first to fist with Su (Li), the two discover they have a common enemy: the rogue agent whom Su is pursuing has kidnapped Fait's daughter. As ransom, the kidnapper demands a stash of black diamonds that Fait and his crew have stolen--but he wants the stones as part of a conspiracy to distribute a deadly new weapon of war. Now, no holds are barred in a battle from the Cradle 2 the Grave.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Critics Consensus: Dumb and by-the-numbers, but serviceable.
Reviews
BBC.com
Almar Haflidason
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June 17, 2017
Village Voice
Jon Caramanica
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[DMX] acts like he raps -- in fits and starts, with heaps of ruff growling. Li barely has enough l...

June 17, 2017
Ebert & Roeper
Richard Roeper
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This is just a horrible film, waste of time. Please, please avoid it.

June 17, 2017
Hollywood Reporter
Kirk Honeycutt
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If all this leaves viewers more drained than exhilarated, that's the nature of this particular bea...

June 17, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
A mess. Don't try to make it make sense.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie is extremely violent, with a lot of intense peril, many character deaths, and graphic wounds. A little girl is in peril and bound and gagged. Characters use extremely bad language, including racial epithets, but the group of good guys is racially diverse. Characters drink and smoke. A character pretends to be gay in order to distract a gay security guard, and there are some mild stereotypes.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Action, Drama
  • Release Date:February 28, 2003
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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