2013 - Top Movies

a list of movies I've seen and rated which have been released in 2013.
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1.
Lone Survivor (2013)
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Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. (121 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
“ 9/10
+ accuracy and realism
+ this movie shows you that WAR sucks and its not cool to be part of it.
+ score
+ cinematography
+ suspense ” - andre_te
 
2.
Oculus (2013)
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A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon. (104 mins.)
Director: Mike Flanagan
“ 9/10
+ intelligent
+ creepy
+ suspense
+ story ” - andre_te
 
3.
Coherence (2013)
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Strange things begin to happen when a group of friends gather for a dinner party on an evening when a comet is passing overhead. (89 mins.)
“ 9/10
+ unique story
+ maximum of suspense
+ one of those movies you really don't want to end ” - andre_te
 
4.
Gravity (2013)
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Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident which leaves them alone in space. (91 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
“ 9/10
+ Sandra Bullock
+ Cinematography
+ Sound Effects ” - andre_te
 
5.
Our Girl (2013 TV Movie)
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Our Girl is the story of Molly Dawes, born and raised in the London Borough of Newham. Molly is the eldest of five kids with little future... (90 mins.)
Director: David Drury
“ 8/10
+ Lacey Turner
+ Emotional
+ Story ” - andre_te
 
6.
The East (2013)
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An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities changing dramatically after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations. (116 mins.)
Director: Zal Batmanglij
“ 8/10
+ Story
+ Acting
+ Pictures
+ Cinematography
+ Audio/Score ” - andre_te
 
7.
Her (2013)
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A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need. (126 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
“ 8/10
+ acting/cast
+ wonderful scenery/costumes/pictures
+ score
+ story ” - andre_te
 
8.
Prisoners (2013)
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When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. (153 mins.)
“ 8/10
+ long-termed, but every minute is thrilling
+ Cast
+ one of the best crime score's I've ever heard !
+ Pictures/Scenery/Editing -> bad weather, snowy with colors of brown and grey produces a great atmosphere for that kind of story ” - andre_te
 
9.
The Croods (2013)
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After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy. (98 mins.)
“ 8/10
+ funny
+ pretty good animated graphic
+ decent animation movie
+ voices of Nicholas Cage and Emma Stone are amazing!
- a couple cheesy moments ” - andre_te
 
10.
The Book Thief (2013)
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While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents. (131 mins.)
Director: Brian Percival
“ 8/10
+ one of the best movies with a story based during ww2 ” - andre_te
 
11.
Begin Again (2013)
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A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents. (104 mins.)
Director: John Carney
“ 8/10
+ emotional
+ cast
+ unpredictable story
+ scenery, pictures, score -> it all worked in this movie ” - andre_te
 
12.
The Conjuring (2013)
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Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. (112 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ 8/10
+ classy photographs and scenery
+ cinematography
+ sound
+ Acting (especially Joey King)
+ based on actual events
- quick end
- not that scary ” - andre_te
 
13.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
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When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined. (114 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
“ 8/10
+ interesting and beautiful to watch
+ Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig
+ adventure
+ end credits ” - andre_te
 
14.
Night Moves (2013)
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Three radical environmentalists look to execute the protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam. (112 mins.)
Director: Kelly Reichardt
“ 8/10
+ typical wonderful slow-termed kelly reichardt movie
+ brilliant cast
+ scenery
+ cinematography ” - andre_te
 
15.
Oblivion (2013)
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A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. (124 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kosinski
“ 7/10
+ cinematography
+ scenery
+ pretty good sci-fi
+ score
+ effects
+ outro/credits
- leading actors don't fit well ” - andre_te
 
16.
How I Live Now (2013)
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An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her. (101 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
“ 7/10
+ end time romance-drama, wonderful to watch
+ suspense
+ pictures
+ score and outro (bat for lashes)
- beginning is a bit cheesy
- cast
- illogical happenings ” - andre_te
 
17.
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
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Following Kick-Ass' heroics, other citizens are inspired to become masked crusaders. But Red Mist leads his own group of evil supervillains to get revenge, kill Kick-Ass and destroy everything he stands for. (103 mins.)
Director: Jeff Wadlow
“ 7/10
+ decent superhero action
+ excellent performance by chloe moretz as always
+ morals
- score ( few good songs in it, like a song by the runaways / the rest is crap ” - andre_te
 
18.
The World's End (2013)
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Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from twenty years earlier unwittingly become humanity's only hope for survival. (109 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ 7/10
+ the best edgar wright movie so far
+ interesting story
+ funny dialogs ” - andre_te
 
19.
The Bling Ring (2013)
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Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes. (90 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
“ 7/10
+ excellent directing
+ combination of good cinematography and a well fitting score
- i was a bit disappointed of emma watson's performance, she was amazing in "the perks of being a wallflower", but not this time ” - andre_te
 
20.
The Heat (2013)
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An uptight FBI Special Agent is paired with a foul-mouthed Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug lord. (117 mins.)
Director: Paul Feig
“ 7/10
+ funny
+ Actors
+ Sandra Bullock
- Melissa's Character is not likeable, good acting though
- looks like a 90s movie, songs were put into the movie too simple ” - andre_te
 
21.
Man of Steel (2013)
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Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction. (143 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ 7/10
+ beginning
+ visual effects
+ sound editing
+ score
+ cast
+ scenery/editings
+ costume design
+ cinematography
- story drops in the second half
- typical hollywood action *beep* in second half
- not emotional nor romantic scenes with lois lane
( its exactly made like a realistic action-comic ) ” - andre_te
 
22.
This Is the End (2013)
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While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the Biblical Apocalypse. (107 mins.)
“ 7/10
+ crazy story ” - andre_te
 
23.
Elysium (2013)
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In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds. (109 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
“ 7/10
+ audio editing
+ cast
+ visual effects
- for a so called future, it would be too illogical to be real
- cinematography ” - andre_te
 
24.
Blue Jasmine (2013)
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A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love... (98 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ 7/10
+ Cate Blanchett
+ Cast ” - andre_te
 
25.
American Hustle (2013)
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A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia. (138 mins.)
“ 7/10
+ Cast
+ Costume & Make-Up Design
- it gets boring in the middle of the film ” - andre_te
 
26.
Under the Skin (2013)
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A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery. (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
“ 7/10
+ intense, slow paced thrilling movie ” - andre_te
 
27.
Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants (2013)
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A stranded young ladybug, forms an alliance with a squad of black ants, to retrieve a rather unusual treasure to the ant hive. (89 mins.)
“ 7/10
+ beautiful story and movie
+ animated characters on top of a real-captured forest makes it all perfect, we need more of those ” - andre_te
 
28.
Now You See Me (2013)
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An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money. (115 mins.)
Director: Louis Leterrier
“ 7/10
+ suspense
+ excellent cast
+ mélanie laurent
- the twist makes a lot of previous happenings useless
- cheesy coolness of magicians ” - andre_te
 
29.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
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Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. (146 mins.)
“ 7/10
+ very good second half
- boring first half

thats how ARK got inspired to create the mod "survival of the fittest" ” - andre_te
 
30.
Side Effects (2013)
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A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects. (106 mins.)
“ 7/10
+ story
+ nice crime movie
+ cinematography
- boring beginning ” - andre_te
 
31.
Odd Thomas (2013)
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In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces. (97 mins.)
Director: Stephen Sommers
“ 7/10
+ interesting story
+ overal its a decent movie without much to say against it, acting, effects, cinematography, editing, score not that bad
- the characters lifes are a bit unrealistic ” - andre_te
 
32.
The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)
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After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey. (114 mins.)
Director: Felix Herngren
“ 7/10
+ unique story
+ morale ” - andre_te
 
33.
The Grand Seduction (2013)
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To survive, a dying Newfoundland fishing village must convince a young doctor to take up residence by any means necessary. (113 mins.)
Director: Don McKellar
“ 7/10
+ end
+ charming movie and actors
+ score
+ morals ” - andre_te
 
34.
The Purge (2013)
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A wealthy family are held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal. (85 mins.)
Director: James DeMonaco
“ 7/10
+ suspense
+ interesting story
+ Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke
- the other guys are a bit weird in their attitudes / not so realistic
- the middle of the film is a bit off / could've done much better ” - andre_te
 
35.
Mama (2013)
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A young couple take in their two nieces only to suspect that a foreboding evil has latched itself to their family. (100 mins.)
Director: Andy Muschietti
“ 6/10
+ interesting story
+ leading actors ( Jessica Chastain & Nicolaj Coster-Waldau )
- surreal end
- not too scary ” - andre_te
 
36.
We're the Millers (2013)
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A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico. (110 mins.)
“ 6/10
+ likeable and decent actors ” - andre_te
 
37.
Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
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Raimund Gregorius, a Swiss Professor, abandons his lectures and buttoned-down life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself. (111 mins.)
Director: Bille August
“ 6/10
+ beautiful phylosophical mystery
+ well fitting score
+ pictures
- not much suspense ” - andre_te
 
38.
Captain Phillips (2013)
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The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. (134 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ 6/10 ” - andre_te
 
39.
Trance (2013)
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An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting. (101 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ 6/10
+ interesting / suspense
+ all the editing, score and cinematography work deflects from the simple story
- story
- actors ” - andre_te
 
40.
Snowpiercer (2013)
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Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. (126 mins.)
Director: Bong Joon Ho
“ 6/10
+ morale
+ interesting post-apocalyptic storyline
- stupid slo-mo scenes
- a few useless and cheesy scenes ” - andre_te
 
41.
Warm Bodies (2013)
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After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world. (98 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
“ 6/10
+ interesting second half
- storyline
- cheesy
- acting ” - andre_te
 
42.
Evil Dead (2013)
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Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. (91 mins.)
Director: Fede Alvarez
“ 5/10
+ cinematography
+ pictures
+ visual effects / no cgi
- dialogs
- story ( same story as in every cabin movie )
- boring ” - andre_te
 
43.
The Way Way Back (2013)
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Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park. (103 mins.)
Director: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
“ 5/10
- standard simple story
- cheesy ” - andre_te
 
44.
Don Jon (2013)
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A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love. (90 mins.)
“ 5/10
+ interesting
- simple story
- boring end ” - andre_te
 
45.
The Host (2013)
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When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world. (125 mins.)
Director: Andrew Niccol
“ 5/10
+ saoirse ronan is doing a decent job for such a weak movie, just picked the wrong movie this time
+ emotional end
- boring / long-termed story
- cheesy and similar to twilight ” - andre_te
 
46.
World War Z (2013)
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Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself. (116 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
“ 5/10
- another zombie movie, nothing new - same story as always ” - andre_te
 
47.
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
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When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World. (130 mins.)
Director: Harald Zwart
“ 5/10
- the books should be way better
- full of clichees and cool people
- cutting

(a mix of harry potter, twilight, underworld and supernatural. But I do prefer the underworld movies) ” - andre_te
 
48.
Movie 43 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. (94 mins.)
“ 5/10
+ a few interesting/funny shortfilms
- just a bunch of flicks put together without any sense ” - andre_te
 
49.
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
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A frustrated circus magician from Kansas is transported to a magical land called Oz, where he will have to fulfill a prophecy to become the king, and release the land from the Wicked Witches using his great (but fake) powers. (130 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ 5/10
+ the puppy
- not worth a watch, the trailer was so much better
- bad acting especially by james franco
- ridiculously bad music in the credits/outro ” - andre_te
 
50.
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
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The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for a kingdom and the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds. (114 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ 5/10
- acting
- costumes/scenery
- no suspense ” - andre_te
 
51.
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
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A veteran Vegas magician tries to revive his career after his longtime partner quits, he gets fired from his casino act, and an edgy new "street magician" steals his thunder. (100 mins.)
Director: Don Scardino
“ 5/10
- not funny
- script ” - andre_te
 
52.
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
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A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. (104 mins.)
Director: John Krokidas
“ 5/10 ” - andre_te
 
53.
The Lone Ranger (2013)
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Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice. (150 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ 4/10
+ costumes
- unrealistic western, which is not even a western
- dialogs
- screenplay ” - andre_te
 
54.
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
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When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness. (98 mins.)
“ 4/10
- boring ” - andre_te
 
55.
00 Schneider - Im Wendekreis der Eidechse (2013)
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Commissioner Schneider is back. Nineteen years after "00 Schneider - Jagd auf Nihil Baxter" the aging... (94 mins.)
“ 4/10
+ I didn't quit watching
- no plot
- not funny
- no sense ” - andre_te
 
56.
The Hangover Part III (2013)
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When one of their own is kidnapped by an angry gangster, the Wolf Pack must track down Mr. Chow, who has escaped from prison and is on the run. (100 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ 3/10
- boring
- not funny ” - andre_te
 
57.
Heart of the Country (2013)
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The story of a girl who abandoned her family for the big city, returns home to the heart of the country. She finds values and love there that her life was missing. You can always go home. (87 mins.)
Director: John Ward
“ 3/10
+ the acting is ok
- cheesy, cheesy, cheesy
- predictable story with bad storyline
- sound editing

(had to stop watching after 30minutes, cause its not the type of movie I thought it was. if you love simple cheesy lovestories filmed in dawn and dusk, then go and watch this film) ” - andre_te