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Bending the Rules (2012)





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Detective Nick Blades (WWE Superstar Edge) is a New Orleans cop on trial for corruption. Assistant District Attorney Theo Gold (Jamie Kennedy) is the man in charge of putting him behind bars. When these two unlikely partners from opposite sides of the law stumble onto a criminal plot, they'll need to rely on luck - and patience - to take down a dangerous killer without killing each other first. Alicia Witt, Jennifer Esposito and Jessica Walter co-star in a story that proves that when the going gets tough, it's time to start Bending the Rules. -- (C) WWEmore
Rating: PG-13 (for some violence and a sexual reference)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Sports & Fitness
Directed By:
Written By: Dylan Schaffer
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On DVD: Mar 27, 2012
Independent Pictures - Official Site


as Det. Nick Blades
Jamie Kennedy
as Theo Gold
Jessica Walter
as Lena Gold
Alicia Witt
as D.A. Roslyn Wohl
Jennifer Esposito
as Olivia Garcia
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With Wrestlemania coming up, I figured I would watch this as it was free and a WWE movie. Well, just like the other WWE movies I've seen, it sucked. The story is lame, the action is pretty bad and the acting is gawd awful. Edge was an amazing wrestler, but he is not a good actor at all. But then again, the material he is working with is horrible. He plays a detective who is on trial for corruption, and then helps out the DA.(Jamie Kennedy) who is against him, from criminals who want him dead. All while trying to find his dads car that was stolen. This is probably the worst buddy cop movie out there, and is just best to stay away from it. Hour and a half you won't get back.

Everett Johnson
Everett Johnson

Super Reviewer


An exceptionally fun buddy-comedy. It`s filled with great humor, suspense, action and rapid-fire chemistry from its two leads. Edge and Jamie Kennedy are wonderful, they play off eachother nicely and show lots of charisma in this old-school action-comedy. An enjoyable and wildly entertaining goodtime.

Al S

Super Reviewer


Ok it's from WWE Studios which in the first place is sketchy, but being Jamie Kennedy co-stars alongside Retired wrestler Edge I figured it would at least be a little funny. Well in a way yes but of the WWE movies I've seen so far I think only one or 2 were actually good. (12 Rounds starring John Cena being one of them) This had some cheesy rhyming dialog for what seemed no apparent reason other than hopefully for a couple chuckles. (not from me) I think once I laughed in the movie and can't even remember at what! However while no animals were harmed in the movie.. a really awesome old car was ? They fix these cars if (if needed) & paint them so nice & then they go beat them up! Yeah I know they usually get 2 or 3 different ones depending on for driving shooting etc. stunts but man it hurts to see old beauties like that get trashed! The storyline's not really original, amusing but not really funny but somewhat fun. Definitely either a rental or watch on cable only. C-

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