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Shattered (1991)

R  |   |  Crime, Mystery, Thriller  |  11 October 1991 (USA)
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Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about ... See full summary »

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Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet shop owner and part time private detective Gus Klein who is supposedly done some work for him prior to the accident. Klein helps Merrick to find out more about his past and true identity. Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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A love he can't forget. A murder he can't remember.


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Rated R for sensuality, language and violence | See all certifications »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,511,031 (USA)
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The make and model of the red sports car seen in the film was according to the IMCDb a 1986 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa 3.2. Similarly, the IMCDb states that the make and model of Judith Merrick (Greta Scacchi)'s white luxury car was a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL [R107]. See more »

Goofs

An asthma inhaler is not an aqualung. Klein could not have kept breathing underwater because he had his inhaler with him. It relies on mixing the steroids with the surrounding air; it doesn't itself provide oxygen. See more »

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Judith Merrick: So now you know
Dan Merrick: You're Insane!
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NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN
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Vastly Underrated Suspense Film
17 April 2002 | by (Columbus, Ohio) – See all my reviews

With a maze of plot twists and surprises, "Shattered" is one heck of a guesser.

The plot follows Dan Merrick (Tom Berenger) after a horrifying car accident. He suffers from amnesia, and must piece his life together post-accident. As he learns more and more about his past, his life spins out of control, leaving the most horrifying revelation for the end.

"Shattered" is carefully constructed and directed by Wolfgang Peterson. His cast really brings this one together, with great performances by Berenger and Bob Hoskins. It is simply impossible to guess the events in this film as you are watching it, and it is best to go into it knowing as little as possible.

"Shattered" is an excellent effort and film that has been wrongly ignored over the years since its release. This is a great rental for a cold and rainy Saturday night.

Grade: A


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