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Constance Simms
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Emery Simms
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Allannah James
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Brandon
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Derrick Woods
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Detective Pierce
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Detective Morgan
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RAy
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Gwendolyn
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Letrice
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Kenneth Stroud
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Reyes (as David Collier)
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Anna
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Stan
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Simon (as Mike Piniewski)
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Motive is an edgy thriller that centers around Emery Simms, a highly educated and successful business tycoon who happens to be married to the quintessential wife Constance. Things go dangerously awry when the thrill seeking Emery engages in an adulterous fling with the wildly free-spirited and exotic Allanah. Timing couldn't be any worse when the politics of high society, shady business deals, bad press, and a violent murder collide, they threaten to destroy more than just his shaky marriage. As police probe into his situation, they uncover a labyrinth of deception, agendas and motives, where the stakes are enormous and nothing is what it seems. Written by Rob Hardy

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There is only loyalty or betrayal. Nothing in between.

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some violence | See all certifications »
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Emery goes home after being punched, and while speaking to his wife, the blood on his chin changes from shot to shot. See more »

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We need to have a part II to this great movie.
9 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was one movie that kept me glued to my seat. I would recommend this as a must see to any movie buff. As a photographer, I loved the use of the lighting,how well it looked against the Atlanta skyline;that included one of the many famous red Georgia sunsets was breathtakingly beautiful. The one scene outside of the jail location shot in the parking garage was dark, mysterious and sinister. That was the turning point in the movie. There were some minor things that were not true to life. However, they did not take away from the quality of the movie.There must be a sequel to this awesome thriller. The cast of actors was an excellent choice.


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