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War  
Release Date:
8/24/2007
Studio:
Lions Gate Films
Rating:
R
Length:
103
Overall Score:
2.70
Reviewers' Comments:
Because of the balanced perceived messages, there was a 'War' between the pro and anti tobacco messages but the victor was the auto black lung because of smoking around children. LL
Director:
Atwell, Philip G.
Producer(s):
Chasman, Steve     Petzel, Christopher     Thompson, Jim    
Writer(s):
Smith, Lee Anthony
Bradley, Gregory J.

Editor:
Richter, Scott
Prop Master:
Richter, Scott
Smoking Incidents:
30 - 49
Where:
Home   Bar/Nightclub        
Outdoors:
on streets
Other:
Who Around:
Non-smoking Adult   Children  
Where On The Set:
 
Brand Shown 1:
Used by:
No. of Times:
How Depicted:
Brand Shown 2:
Used by:
No. of Times:
How Depicted:
Lead:         Credited Non-star:         Extra:
Actor Star Power Tobacco Type Age Ethnicity Gender Role
Statham, Jason Star Cigarette 30+ Caucasian Male Good Guy
Lone, John Credited Non-Star Cigarette 30+ Asian Male Bad Guy
Cheng, Mark Credited Non-Star Cigarette 30+ Asian Male
Choi, Kenneth Credited Non-Star Cigarette 30+ Asian Male
Non IMDb Extra Cigarette 30+ Asian Male
Non IMDb Extra Cigarette 30+ Asian Male
Non IMDb Extra Cigarette 30+ Asian Female
Anti-Tobacco Message 1:
Comment
Health of Non-smoker
"Don't let him smoke in front of the kids, I thought he was quitting?" Jack "I know, no smoking around the kids."
Jack's wife takes cigarette out of his mouth before he lights up. Tom gives Jack a toothpick to suck on instead of a cigarette. After Tom dies Jack never smokes again, he sucks on toothpick instead.
Anti-Tobacco Message 2:
Visual Clue
Health of Smoker
Sexy: Sexy: Celebration: Wealth/Power: A Cool:
Independent/Unique: Rebellion: Tension/Stress: Relaxation: A Habit/Addiction: A
Bad Guy: Loser: Other: Neutral:  
Other Comments:
Overall:
Balanced
Extent:
6
Overall:
6
Perceived:
4
Where People Smoke:
3
Special Circumstances:
Use around child

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