• Publication date: November 22, 2013

Cradle 2 The Grave

A Taiwanese detective joins forces with an American street gangster to capture a warlord.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2003

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April 2, 2016 03:45 (KSA) ~ April 2, 2016 02:45 (CLT)

Anthony Fait (rapper DMX) leads a gang of thieves commissioned to empty a vault of rare black diamonds for an Asianarms dealer named Yao Ling (Mark Dacascos).  Before transferring the jewels toLing, Fait has them appraised by his pal Archie (Tom Arnold) who determines they are genuine -- and then steals them himself.

Yao Ling kidnaps Anthony's daughter in retaliation for his incompetence.  Meanwhile Su (Jet Li), a Taiwanese intelligence officer, has been watching the ordeal from afar.  He proposes that both men join forces to capture Ling, and subsequently rescue Anthony's daughter.

Cradle 2 the Grave was nominated for both an MTV and BET Movie Award.  The picture grossed an impressive $56 million internationally, more than double its $25 million budget.

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

Starring:

  • Jet Li
  • DMX
  • Anthony Anderson
  • Kelly Hu
  • Tom Arnold
  • Mark Dacascos
  • Gabrielle Union