Control Factor (2003)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  18 January 2003 (USA)
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An average everyman discovers he's the unwitting target of an ultra secret domestic black-op centering on mind control.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ann Marin ...
Susan Potvin ...
David Ferry ...
Homeless Trance Man (as MIF)
Lisa Messinger ...
Abused Wife
Abused Husband
Louise Gauthier ...
Colm Magner ...


Lance Bishop is a common thirty-three years old American citizen, married with his beloved wife Karen and working in an insurance company. When a deranged shooter invades the building where Lance works, and shoots killing and hurting some colleagues of Lance, the guy tries to kill him and tells that he is saving Lance from a horrible destiny. Soon Bishop has nightmares and his life changes when he discovers what is the cause of his bad dreams. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Control Factor - Zeugen der Zukunft  »

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The main character's name - Lance Bishop - is a combination of actor Lance Henriksen's first name and the name of the character he played in Aliens (1986) and _Alien3 (1992)_ - Bishop. See more »


Trevor Constantine: [first lines - to self in mirror] Sheep. They're all just sheep, everyone of them. Can't see what's going on.
Trevor Constantine: They say the world ends not with a bang, but with a whimper.
[shoots out his television set]
Trevor Constantine: They're wrong.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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22 July 2007 | by (Calgary AB Canada) – See all my reviews

I decided to record this movie when it appeared on the Space channel only because I noted that its lead was Adam Baldwin, an actor whose work I enjoy more each time I see him. I had not counted on discovering a disturbing, even frightening, vision of conspiracy. With the ever reliable Tony Todd and John Neville as well as the surprising talent of the lovely Elizabeth Berkley, this film was a definite winner. This is true horror, of the variety of the first Matrix movie with overtones of X-Files or of Conspiracy Theory. I found myself caring about the characters and experiencing that eye-widening fearful tension of watching an average man caught in a strange and hopeless situation. Kudos to the writer, director and actors. Truly a gem of a motion picture.

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