When a good cop gets blown away in a drive-by shooting, the
police department writes it off as a random act of violence.
Big mistake. That young cop has a father who happens to be
a special forces-trained, street-fighting, nerves-of-steel
avenger bent on one thing: justice. To find his son's killer,
Simon Ballister moves into the worst part of town where his
welcome wagon turns out to be two gang members whom he sends
home bleeding. Ballister isn't easily deterred and he'll stop
at nothing to find his son's killer. But these gangs have
more men, more firepower, more police protection and the fearless
and dangerous recklessness of youth- all of which Ballister
plans to use against them.
the last time you saw Steven Seagal on the big screen?
Back in 2001 in a movie called “Exit Wounds”.
then, the pudgy action star has been dabbling in numerous
straight-to-videos productions such as this title I’m
Justice”, Segal plays Simon Ballister, a supposedly
special forces trained personnel whose son, a highly respected
cop named Max was killed in rather mysterious circumstances.
In comes angry papa who is determined to avenge his son.
in a Steven Seagal movie, you don’t pry for more details
such as why the higher authorities didn’t meddle in
the case and yes, one single person can cleared up an entire
neighbourhood of gangs. And don’t be further surprised
that Seagal is always repeatedly playing roles liked American
Operative, Undercover cop, CIA agent just to name a few.
of this 96 minutes production, there are countless mentions
of the infamous F-word and exaggerating use of blood bags
which proudly earns itself an M18 rating here. The story is
as straight as a T and there are plenty of shootouts and hand-combat
sequences to fill up the duration. Seagal looks like he still
got the moves and could easily crack or smashed a thug’s
hand or face despite his rising body weight.
you don’t mind some mindless action and seeing Seagal
whopping a whole lot of asses, then get a dose of “Urban
SPECIAL FEATURES :
This Code 3 DVD comes with zero extra features except
trailers from other Sony releases.
visual transfer of this DVD is far from perfect, certain scenes
suffered from grain and edge enhancement. But consider it’s
a straight to video production, some flaws are unavoidable.
is not a problem here and the various sound effects such as
gunshots are projected clearly out of the rear and surround
by Linus Tee