6.4/10
2,638
41 user 24 critic

Freeze Frame (2004)

After being accused of a triple-murder, a man films his every moment of his to provide an alibi. Things takes a worst turn when a detective suspects him and the tapes goes missing which can prove his innocence.

Director:

Writer:

4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Ad

Genius (TV Series 2017)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A series which explores how patent clerk Einstein could not get a teaching job or doctorate in his early life, yet managed to go on to solve the secrets of the universe.

Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Johnny Flynn, Nicholas Rowe
The Martins (2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Grounds
Stars: Lee Evans, Eric Byrne, Lloyd Harvey
Vacuums (2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two English twins, who despise each other, start rival vacuum cleaner companies across the street from each other.

Directors: Luke Cresswell, Steve McNicholas
Stars: Zoltan Butuc, Richenda Carey, Chevy Chase
Tattoo I (2002)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two police detectives, a grizzled veteran and one fresh-faced rookie, hunt a ritualistic serial killer murdering people with tattoos and skinning them.

Director: Robert Schwentke
Stars: August Diehl, Christian Redl, Nadeshda Brennicke
Lee Evans: So What Now? (TV Series 2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Kicked out by his wife Eileen, Accident prone Lee turns to slobish best mate Stuart to take him in, after he burns down his place, they both rent rooms from Looney but lonely landlady ... See full summary »

Stars: Lee Evans, Sophie Thompson, Steven O'Donnell
Deceiver (1997)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Textile company heir Wayland is accused of murder of a prostitute named Elizabeth, whose body was found cut in two in the park. The murder is investigated by tough detective Kennesaw and ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonas Pate, Josh Pate
Stars: Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Michael Rooker
Funny Bones (1995)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An unsuccessful comedian uncovers a family secret and learns the true price of letting inherent talent shine.

Director: Peter Chelsom
Stars: Jerry Lewis, Oliver Platt, Lee Evans
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
Detective Louis Emeric
...
Forensic Profiler Saul Seger
...
Detective Mountjoy
...
Katie Carter
Rachel O'Riordan ...
Mary Shaw
Andrew Wilson ...
Covert Cameraman
Andrea Grimason ...
Susan Jasper
Martin McSharry ...
Sam Jasper
Gabriella Henriette ...
Moira Jasper
Emily Anthony ...
Maggie Jasper
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Reporter (credit only)
Edit

Storyline

Ten years ago, after being accused of a hideous murder of a mother and her twin daughters, Sean Veil became paranoid, filming himself along twenty-four hours a day to have an alibi if necessary. The small time psychologist Saul Seger became a famous forensic profiler and writer with the case and every now and then he accuses Sean Veil of the crime. The reporter Katie Carter believes in Sean's innocence. When the body of the missing Mary Shaw is found, Sean has to prove where he was five years ago. However, the tapes that can prove that he is not guilty have mysteriously disappeared from the storage shelf and Sean suspects that Saul has stolen them to incriminate him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Off-Camera is Off-Guard


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

10 December 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Freeze Frame - A Paranóia  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Lee Evans actually shaved his head and eyebrows for the film, despite being warned that his eyebrows may not grow back again. See more »

Goofs

During the reconstruction video, the mother lights five candles on a birthday cake. As she lifts the cake, one of the candles goes out, but in the next shot, the candle has been re-lit. See more »

Quotes

Detective Mountjoy: You seem kind of relaxed, if you don't mind me saying. For a man who's about to spend the next 30 years sucking unwashed dick.
Sean Veil: You seem kinda jealous, if you don't mind me saying.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Lee Evans, as you've never seen him before!
21 June 2004 | by (Warrington, England) – See all my reviews

Freeze Frame is an engaging psychological thriller which keeps you guessing right up to the final shot. It's a low budget UK movie which uses few sets and only a handful of characters. However the clever editing, where the POV switches quite frequently from the main movie cameras to one of Sean's many surveillance cams, gives the movie an edge of gritty realism and adds to the overall creepy factor.

That, combined with the atmospheric music and a surprisingly superb performance by a freakishly scary looking Lee Evans (who's movie career so far has been very poor, he was the bumbling Brit with a dodgy US accent in 'There's Something About Mary' and the bumbling Brit in 'The Medallion' with Jackie Chan) soon has you forgetting about the budget as you find yourself becoming more and more engaged in this well written, character driven movie.

On the minus side, some of the supporting cast performances are not the best and towards the end the plot almost spirals out of control. Personally I hate those type of movies where they try to cover up the fact that the writers didn't really have a clue how to end it, by creating twists within twists until the viewer ends up totally confused. Freeze Frame manages to pull itself out of that trap just before they went too far IMHO and the way it ends was the best they could do under the circumstances, although I could imagine some people feeling a little bit unfulfilled and disappointed with the conclusion. Personally I loved it and I highly recommend it!


23 of 32 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?