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Don't Say a Word (2001)

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When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret...

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A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. Written by Anna <dimenxia@yahoo.com>

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Rated R for violence, including some gruesome images, and language | See all certifications »

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28 September 2001 (USA)  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£597,896 (UK) (22 February 2002)

Gross:

£1,757,429 (UK) (15 March 2002)
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I have one word....
27 August 2002 | by (Middlesbrough, England) – See all my reviews

Don't say a word, but I feel I must "crass". This big budget American thriller is an absolute joke. I am just glad most of the other people who have added comments about this film I totally agree with. I thought I had seen it all before but this director takes bad film making to the max. There are so many plot holes in this film that it actually becomes funny. I can't believe Douglas (psychiatrist turned action hero in the space of a few minutes) agreed to star in this and Sean Bean must be one of the luckiest actors around for the number of parts he receives. This film was that predictable that my friends and I kept pausing the film and we guessed what would happen in the next scene and low and behold a 100% strike rate to the end of the film. What really annoys me about this type of film is that it will always make a fortune at the U.S box office when films like Memento struggle to make a profit. What is up (except from a few intelligent ones) with the American/World audiences, how come this type of movie always does well. If you have an IQ above 50 please avoid this film at all costs because it is an insult to your intelligence.


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