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Don't Say a Word (2001)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  28 September 2001 (USA)
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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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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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$17,090,474 (USA) (28 September 2001)

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£1,757,429 (UK) (15 March 2002)
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The Canal Street subway station was actually filmed in Toronto's "Bay Lower" unused subway station. $150,000 was spent on set dressing alone. The TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) was so impressed with the New York conversion that they actually requested the set to be left up after filming was completed to attract future filming revenue. The set remained for about three weeks until TTC fire inspectors deemed the set a hazard (steel girders, signs and benches were plastic and wood), so the set was torn down and disposed of. See more »

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Near the end, Douglas holds a gun directly at Bean's head. In the close ups, Douglas's eye contact with Bean seems to be downward at about a 45-degree angle. But Douglas is standing and Bean is prone on the ground. Since Douglas is not on his knees and if we use Pythagora's Theorem with the angle of eye contact and the actor's 5'10" height; one must conclude that Douglas's left arm is over eight feet long. See more »

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Jessie Conrad: [Telephone rings] Hello?
Nathan Conrad: [Wants to play a trick on Jessie] Hello?
Jessie Conrad: Hi Daddy.
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Jessie Conrad: This is me.
Nathan Conrad: No, no my Jessie is 8 years old. The girl who I'm talking to is at least 11.
Jessie Conrad: [laughs]
Nathan Conrad: [laughs] Can you speak to your mother please!
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good thriller
11 March 2002 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

This movie provides in the thrills department. It stars Michael Douglas in the lead role (and he IS well cast) as a psychiatrist whose daughter is kidnapped by a bunch of men who want him to extract a six-digit number from a mentally disturbed young lady. Both parties then proceed to match wits en route to a great climax towards the end of the movie.

This was based on the book by the same name. The book was quite good, too. I rank this movie as your typical thriller with good twists.

*** out of ****


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