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USA: Freestyle Releasing / Code Black Entertainment
UK: Metrodome Distribution (DVD)
Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr, Helen Mirren, Vanessa Ferlito, Macy Gray, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mo'Nique, Stephen Dorff, Alex Avant, Wendy Baron, Shaun Brewington, Cullen Flynn Clancy, Tomy Dunster, Matt Higgins, Terria Joseph, Jack Krizmanich, Atif Lanier, Noel Murano, Angel Oquendo, Tom Pasch, Ryan Sands, Julia Yorks, Maria Soccor, Gage Miller, Laura Kirby, David Von Roehm, Marilyn Yoblick
Director: Lee Daniels
USA: 93 mins
USA Rated: R for strong graphic violence and sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use
USA Release Date: 4 August 2006 (Limited Release)
USA Release Date: 21 July 2006 (Limited Release)
UK DVD Release Date: 7 May 2007
Rose (Helen Mirren) and her stepson Mickey (Cuba Gooding Jr.) are in an unusual romantic relationship - they're also contract killers being chased by an assassin.
Delving deep into the harsh underworld of organized crime, this provocative action thriller uncovers the complex lives of trained assassins, Mikey (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) and Rose (Helen Mirren). Ruthless, professional they're the best in the business.
But called in for a hit by a brutal crime boss who wants his wife dead, Rose must confront her worst fears about the life she has chosen when they find the woman pregnant. The three begin a harrowing life on the run. Driven by fierce, passionate love, Rose and Mikey protect their adopted family from present danger while looking to redeem a tragic past that's always just one step behind them.
Making of SHADOWBOXER
Commentary with Lee Daniels and Cuba Gooding Junior