MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,035 this week

The Secret Pact (2001)

 -  Thriller  -  17 July 2001 (USA)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 289 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 1 critic

After witnessing the killing of his parents, a young teenage boy is put in a witness relocation program and sent to a boarding school in Canada to start a new life. He soon befriends a fellow student whom is a hit man looking for him.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 359 titles
created 13 Jan 2012
 
a list of 1977 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 38 titles
created 4 months ago
 
Own
a list of 603 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 1599 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Secret Pact (2001)

The Secret Pact (2001) on IMDb 5.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Secret Pact.

Videos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Lenny B. Dalton
...
Greg Sherman (Steven 'Spence' Spencer)
...
Denise Wokowski
...
Jerome Carver
...
Jack Langedijk ...
Dean Raines
...
Ray Quick
Maude Laurendeau ...
Camille Tremblay
Jeff Saumier ...
Doug Havick
Matt Stone ...
Carl J. Hanuman
...
Paul Cardiff
...
Wills (as Andrew Walker)
...
Jeff Teal
James Bradford ...
Randolph Holmes
Guido Mello ...
Ormond Petrucci
Edit

Storyline

Greg Sherman watches as two men assassinate his parents. He makes a lucky escape and enters a police protection scheme. His new identity, Steven Spencer (Spence), takes him to a prestigious private high school in Montreal. His parents' killers, however, know his whereabouts, though they do not know what he looks like. The tough but misunderstood son (Lenny Dalton) of a ex-crook is sent into the school under fake papers to find out the identity of Greg Sherman. Spence and Dalton become close after Spence saves Dalton from drowning. Dalton teaches Spence to fight, to stick up for himself against the older boys. They make a pact to always watch each other's backs. As their time progresses, Dalton's list of possible 'Greg Shermans' wears thin and he finally realizes it is his new best friend, Spence. Dalton must make the choice of whether to follow the orders of the men who killed both his father and Spence's parents, and kill the only witness, Spence himself. Interesting story about ... Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

17 July 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Pact  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,800,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Idiotic Storyline/Plot
2 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The plot hinges upon a college freshman who witnesses his parents being murdered, but since he is wearing swimming goggles at the time, the killers do not get a good look at him, but they know who he is because they were business associates of the parents.

He enters the Witness Protection Program and is concealing his identity by registering with a fake identity at a university in Montreal. His pursuers, one of whom is a classmate, know what college he is attending because they have somehow penetrated the FBI Witness Protection Program, but do not know his fake name or have a picture of his face to put with either the real name or the fake one, so the classmate uses process of elimination to find the son.

But knowing his real name, why not just look through his high school yearbook, where he is on the swim team, to find his picture? Or do a DMV check, which should be no problem for crooks sophisticated enough to penetrate the FBI? And why would he be in Witness Protection before the trial - wouldn't he have to blow his cover to testify? And Polaroid cameras, and student records kept in manila folders in file cabinets instead of computers, in the year 2001?

It would be far more interesting than the film itself was to hear the writers explain how they thought anyone with an IQ higher than 10 could possibly overlook such gigantic holes in the plot. My hunch is that the writers themselves were possessed of no higher acumen than their target audience and were thus incapable of recognizing said holes.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Secret Pact (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?