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The 24th Day (2004)

R | | Thriller | 6 May 2004 (USA)
Tom (Speedman) and Dan's (Marsden) one-night stand turns into an intense power-play between captor and captive.

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Cast

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Charles J. Corrado Jr. ...
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Officer #2 (as Jarvis George)
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Jona Harvey ...
Marla
Thea Chaloner ...
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Tom (Speedman) and Dan's (Marsden) one-night stand turns into an intense power-play between captor and captive.

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Your next lie may be your last. See more »

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Rated R for language and sexual dialogue, and for brief violence | See all certifications »

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6 May 2004 (USA)  »

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24. dan  »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,001 (USA) (14 May 2004)

Gross:

$14,107 (USA) (9 July 2004)
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Trivia

Began as a play in Los Angeles with original cast members Noah Wyle and Peter Berg. A year later the play was revamped in Atlanta with Chad Darnell and Quint Von Canon. See more »

Goofs

While bound, the length of Dan's beard growth waxes and wanes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tom: I walk home. I'm all scratched up, I got blood all over my face. I'm crying my eyes out. Anyway, my mother see's me. She runs in screaming, "What happened, who did thisa to you?" So I tell her Stevie Bellow jumped me from behind in the schoolyard while his pals stood there and made sure no one broke it up. So, take a guess what my mom does? She takes me back to the school yard. She finds Stevie, she tells him we're gonna fight again this time it's gonna be a fair fight.
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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Written by Ryan Christopher Webb, J.J. Johnson, Doug Lancio, and Mark Robertson
Performed by Matthew Ryan
Courtesy of Hybrid Recordings
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A gem of a film.
6 March 2004 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This is the real thing -- tense, provocative, impossible to predict. Tony Piccirillo's script makes some cutting insights about personal responsibility without ever becoming obvious or preachy. As great as the material is on its own, it takes a couple of powerhouse actors to sustain tension and interest throughout what is essentially a ninety-minute two-man show, and James Marsden and Scott Speedman are more than up to the task. Their level of commitment is astonishing: both actors inhabit their roles so thoroughly that it was a jolt to leave the theater and re-enter the real world. There's almost a tangible sense of pleasure that comes from watching performances this great. Seek out this movie -- find it in a theater, rent it when it becomes available -- because it's worth it, and because films like this need to be encouraged and rewarded.


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