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Shadow of Fear (2004)

PG-13 | | Thriller | 11 January 2005 (USA)
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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Wynn French
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Marcy Stewart
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Chief Webb (as John G. Phillips)
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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.

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

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Rated PG-13 for brief violence, sexuality and some drug issues | See all certifications »
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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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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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