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The Circle (2002)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  5 December 2002 (Spain)
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Some students at Runcie prep school form an elite club. The group is implicated in a cheating scandal and one of the club members dies mysteriously. Another member decides to try and discover the dangerous truth about Runcie.

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Mr. Spencer Runcie
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Alex Desineau
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Jetson Harlow (as Gian-Paolo Venuta)
Daniel Enright ...
Demian Carthy
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Baker Salsbury
J. Adam Brown ...
John Frazier
Jamie Robinson ...
Marcus Faulkner
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Smitty Jacobson
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Tom Wilkinson
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Mr. Turner
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Detective Razatos
Anaya Farrell ...
Detective Sabrina
Ken James ...
Chief Lloyd Huxley
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Bully #1 (as Daniel Petronijevic)
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Five friends unite to constitute a circle of sneaks and cheaters at a private boys boarding school. A file cabinet containing test papers is found tampered with and the group is implicated as a result of getting top grades for the paper. All A students are brought before the honours council for questioning. One member of the council, Smitty, vows intently to find the cheaters. Someone narcs on one of the Circle, Frazier, who soon expelled. The rest of the Circle agree to give the narc no mercy. They beleive it was Faulkner, also an A student but not a member of the Circle. Faulkner is Alex's roommate; Alex is a member and believes he is innocent. Jetson Harlow, another member, sends Faulkner a fake rejection letter from MIT for revenge. Faulkner ends up dead, his death labelled a suicide. Written by wedgwood

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and violence | See all certifications »

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5 December 2002 (Spain)  »

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Budget:

CAD 5,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,419 (USA) (20 April 2001)

Gross:

$661,445 (USA) (25 January 2002)
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Nice entertainment
26 May 2003 | by (Oulu, Finland) – See all my reviews

My expectations for this movie were a lot lower than what this in the end really was. It was not excellent, but quite good and occasionally even exciting. The plot was not too complicated and it was easy to follow. Your life won´t change if you watch this, but it´s nice entertainment for an ordinary evening when you don´t have nothing to do. The actors were pretty good, too.


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