Bending the Rules

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Bending the Rules
Bending the rules film.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Artie Mandelberg
Produced by Nancy Hirami
Mike Pavone
David Calloway
Lori Lewis
Written by Dylan Schaffer
Starring Jamie Kennedy
Edge
Jennifer Esposito
Alicia Witt
Kevin Weisman
Philip Baker Hall
Jessica Walter
Music by Trevor Morris
Edited by Jerry U. Frizell
Production
company
Release dates
  • March 9, 2012 (2012-03-09)
Country United States
Language English
Budget $4.2 million (estimated)[1]

Bending the Rules is a 2012 action comedy film directed by Artie Mandelberg, produced by WWE Studios, and starring Adam "Edge" Copeland and Jamie Kennedy. The film was released on March 9, 2012 in select theaters in the United States for a limited time.[2] The film is rated PG-13 for violence and sexual references.

Plot[edit]

Detective Nick Blades (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, the tough continue to move at a moderate pace, thus proving that slow and steady wins the race.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

Bending the Rules received a generally negative review, and currently holds a 36% audience reception on Rotten Tomatoes.[3]

Filming locations[edit]

Filming took place in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana and New Orleans, Louisiana.

Soundtrack[edit]

• "Going Numb" Written by Justin La Vallee Performed by Kahlil Feegel Courtesy of Shotgun Lullabies

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bending the Rules (2012) - Box office/business". IMDB. Retrieved March 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Bending The Rules". WWE. Retrieved March 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bending the Rules". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2012-06-25. 

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