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The 24th Day (2004)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  6 May 2004 (USA)
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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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Charles J. Corrado Jr. ...
Officer 1 (as Charlie Corrado)
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Officer #2 (as Jarvis George)
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Dan's Assistant
Jona Harvey ...
Marla
Thea Chaloner ...
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Brian Campbell ...
Blondie
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Lerner's Dog
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Tom (Speedman) and Dan's (Marsden) one-night stand turns into an intense power-play between captor and captive.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

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Your next lie may be your last. See more »

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Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

6 May 2004 (USA)  »

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Atracciones peligrosas  »

Box Office

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

Tom refers to the Iowa State "Hawkeyes." The Hawkeye is in fact the mascot of the University of Iowa. Iowa State's sport teams are known as the "Cyclones." 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 Cape Fear (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Confess
Written by Tegan Quinand Sara Quin
Performed by Tegan and Sara
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records
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not that bad
7 January 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Low budget drama at its best. Not a huge amount of money was spent in the making of this film, but that just added to the context of this movie. It was nice to see 2 actors, relying on their acting skills alone, making the movie work from all angles.

I liked this film for it's simplicity and storyline. A lot of films these days tends to rely on special effects, confusing plots and endings that are not satisfying. But I am happy to say that all of these things were absent from this film. Was definitely a satisfying way to spend 90 minutes.

Simple,interesting viewing and didn't go to extremes to make it entertaining and enjoyable.

My rating is 7 out of 10 and well worth watching.


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