David Jenkins’ short film served as an inspiration or experiment for the direction of the Biblical based series The Chosen. It gives the familiar event a fictional backstory which …

As it turns out, the smugglers are a rogue special forces unit led by Benjamin Meyers (Stephen Lord) and his right-hand man Karp (Scott Adkins), who have taken over all of the smuggling operations in the area by killing major drug kingpins Félix Néstor (Daniel Perrone) and Benito Ortiz (Luis Algar). 1:11 | Trailer. Travel back in time to check out the early roles of some of Hollywood's heavy hitters. The Shepherd

Meyers, whose potential investors have abandoned him, confronts Jack and is about to shoot him when Jack throws an explosive collar toward Meyers and detonates it. Stowe is a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin, and everyone dislikes him. In a post-apocalyptic underground society ruled by rival religious cults, Dakota is working as an assassin, or "Shepherd" for The Church of Miles. More details at View production, box office, & company info, Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity, Trailer for Close Range starring Scott Adkins, More Nazi Zombie News: 'Outpost: Black Sun' and 'Frankenstein's Army'. Jack and his partner Billy Pawnell (Gary McDonald) have their work cut out for them in trying to bring down Meyers and his operation.

The Shepherd (like The Chosen that follows it) gives a fictional backstory to a Biblical character so that when the Biblical event unfolds, it becomes a narrative payoff and not just a blip on the way to the next iconic sequence. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. It’s great. Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops. Deep within a forest on the U.S.-Canadian border, two sworn enemies must work together to escape a ruthless drug cartel hell-bent on retrieving a drug shipment which went missing there. I used this short film to write about The Chosen because it is really well directed, acted, produced, and written and deserves to be seen. After his wife is brutally murdered, club enforcer Ben Archer wages war against the Chinese triads. Report this film. The story takes the classic birth of Jesus tale and tells it through the eyes of a humble shepherd. The president seeks protection at the US embassy bringing it under attack. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Film data from TMDb. It gives the familiar event a fictional backstory which makes it all the more powerful and emotional.

Meyers kills Emile by throwing him into a pool of water charged by live wires. Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. The Shepherd ( 2008) The Shepherd. Once Jack is transferred from a Mexican jail to Meyers's compound, it turns out Billy is working for Meyers, who has also kidnapped Ramona and her uncle Emile (Dan Davies). Was this review helpful to you?

22 of 29 people found this review helpful. In the ending scene, Ramona advises Jack to go back to New Orleans and be with his wife. Ramona goes to find an escape vehicle, but is knocked out in a car crash. This is what Jenkins has done in the first season of The Chosen as he takes all these Biblical characters and gives them a fictional background to make the story all that more meaningful without taking away the Biblical message. TMDb A former New Orleans cop battles drug cartels and ex-Army Special Forces who are smuggling drugs from Mexico into U.S. through a Texas border town. This is applaud able, but who really wants a Van Damme movie with little or no action? Migrants are randomly outfitted with C4 vests, so any border patrol agent who interferes might get blown up. My only complaint would be that the sets were fairly obvious, but that’s about it.

Jack, however, manages to overpower Karp and beats him to death. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. The story takes the classic birth of Jesus tale and tells it through the eyes of a humble shepherd.

The Shepherd: Border Patrol is set in Bulgaria and New Mexico, and was filmed there in 47 days on February 6 and March 25, 2007. I used this short film to write about The Chosen because it is really well directed, acted, produced, and written and deserves to be seen.

It’s a perfect short movie to introduce people, especially children and grandchildren, to the story of Jesus. Directed by Dallas Jenkins. The acting was excellent, the cinematography I thought was pretty great, and the editing was very well done. This short church film gained such a viral following that it single-handedly inspired the also-excellent life of Christ series The Chosen. DVD was released in Region 1 in the United States on March 4, 2008, and also Region 2 in the United Kingdom on 7 July 2008, it was distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. His disappearance is linked to the religious sect: The Order. When a mysterious creature crash lands in the mountains, a local girl finds a reclusive shepherd and his flock of sheep to be more than meets the … The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United States on March 4, 2008.

The first season is in my opinion the best Christian production I have seen in either TV or movies (and that’s including The Passion of the Christ).

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The Shepherd: Border Patrol (known simply as The Shepherd) is a 2008 American action film directed by Isaac Florentine and starring Jean-Claude van Damme, Stephen Lord, Cheryl Wilfred Gahis, Gary McDonald, Scott Adkins and Van Damme's real life daughter Bianca van Varenberg.

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