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Shadow of Fear (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Thriller  |  11 January 2005 (USA)
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When a young man accidentally kills someone, he is plunged into a rich man's world of blackmail, betrayal, adultery and ...murder.



(as Matthew Hollaway) , (as Arthur Marcum)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Harrison French (as Matt Davis)
Detective Scofield
Congressman Henderson
Wynn French
Margie Henderson
Mr. Davis
Mr. Steve Palmer
Mr. Sawgrass
Andrew Harris ...
Chris Henderson
Janey Sawgrass
Holly Houston ...
Marcy Stewart
John Grant Phillips ...
Chief Webb (as John G. Phillips)


When a young man accidentally kills someone, he is plunged into a rich man's world of blackmail, betrayal, adultery and ...murder.

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Once trapped inside, it's murder to get out. See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief violence, sexuality and some drug issues | See all certifications »




Release Date:

11 January 2005 (USA)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Detective Scofield: You are going to be late because you are being questioned for murder!
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Confusing storyline.
24 July 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I felt quite at a loss after this movie. I wondered and wondered, remembering fine details that might contain some important clue for the story. There might be, but I found none. So I concluded either it may be a very intelligent mystery thriller, or it may be just pure crap. So when they showed the film again four days later I began to see it again and found it intolerable after 30 minutes.

I don't know just what the screenwriter was thinking. Same old premises, average locations, predictable camera angles and not-too-bad acting. You can't make a masterpiece out of this. Probably the director or screenwriter set a goal too high. Well, James Spader as an actor is always nice to watch and here's no exception. But the others were below average (especially Robin Tunney). Really, I expected the film not very good, but I didn't know I won't get the story at all.

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