April 23, 2008


Redbelt SynopsisSet in the west-side of Los Angeles fight world, a world inhabited by bouncers, cagefighters, cops and special forces types, REDBELT, is the story of Mike Terry (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a Jiu-Jitsu teacher who has avoided the prize fighting circuit, choosing instead to pursue an honorable life by operating a self defense studio with a samurai's code.

Terry and his wife Sondra (Alicia Braga), struggle to keep the business running to make ends meet. An accident on a dark, rainy night at the Academy between and off duty officer (Max Martini) and a distraught lawyer (Emily Mortimer) puts in motion a series of events that will change Terry's life dramatically introducing him to a world of promoters (Ricky Jay, Joe Mantegna) and movie star Chet Frank (Tim Allen). Faced with this, in order to pay off his debts and regain his honor, Terry must step into the ring for the first time of his life.

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Release Date: May 2, 2008
Genre: Action-Adventure, Crime and Gangster
Running Time: 99 min.
Distributor(s): Sony Pictures Classics
Tagline: There's always a way out. You just have to find it.
MPAA Rating: R for strong language.

David Mamet

David Mamet - Screenplay

Chrisann Verges - Producer

Movie Casts:
Jeffrey Addiss - Celebrity
Joseph Alfieri - Security
Tim Allen - Chet Frank
Douglas Barcellos - Fighter (voice)
Craig Collington Bator - Assistant
Alice Braga - Sondra Terry
Matt Cable - Street Fighter #1
Cathy Cahlin Ryan - Gini Collins
Ryan Everett Canfield - Marty's Underling
Jose Pablo Cantillo - Snowflake
Randy Couture - Dylan Flynn
Steve DeCastro - Knife fighter
Caroline de Souza Correa - Monica
Chiwetel Ejiofor - Mike Terry
Scott Farrell - Announcer
Hugh Fitzgerald
Mike Goldberg - Sports Announcer #2
Vincent Guastaferro - Announcer / Eddie Bialy
Damon Herriman - Official
Kei Hirayama - Japanese interviewer
Caroline Z. Hurley - Pretty blonde at the Bar
Dan Inosanto - Joao Moro
Enson Inoue - Taketa Morisaki
Ricky Jay - Marty Brown
Bob Jennings - Sammy
Jake M. Johnson - Guabayera Shirt Man
Allison Karman - Lawyer
Jess King - Bar patron #4
Jean Jacques Machado - Himself
John Machado - Augusto Silva
Renato Magno - Romero
Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini - George
Joe Mantegna
Max Martini - Joe Ryan
Jennifer McTamney - Event Girl
Emily Mortimer - Laura Black
Marc Opitz - Reporter
David Paymer - Richie
Emily Peck - Bar patron
Rebecca Pidgeon - Zena Frank
James Ralph - Bartender
Rob Reinis - Officer Roberts
Jonathan Rossetti - Celebrity
Lee Ryder - 'Rude' Photographer
Rodrigo Santoro
Tino Struckmann - Academy Instructor
Daniel Cage Theodore - Toro's Handler
Galen Tong - Referee
Erin Anne Williams - Videotech

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