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Pursued (2004)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  20 September 2006 (Kuwait)
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A fast rising hi tech executive must protect his career and family from the ruthless tactics of a homicidal corporate headhunter.

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Wall Street's leading headhunter Vincent Palmer isn't just extremely good in finding the ideal executives for corporate top jobs and offering them a deal hard to resist. His special knack is making them sign even if they really don't want to. Such a hard nut is Benjamin 'Ben' Keats, who invented a brilliant persons tracking device and is committed to his partners and staff to use it to launch their firm VizTrack on the stock exchange. Vincent pulls all seductive stops with Ben, his wife and daughter, in vain. Then he hints even murder is in his repertoire. Ben checks out that's true but decides ti fight back. Written by KGF Vissers

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The executive headhunter with a killer instict.

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »
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When Ben and the security expert are following Vincent to his house, Vincent's SUV changes from a Cadillac to a GMC then back to a Cadillac. See more »

Quotes

Vincent Palmer: This calls for another round, I think.
Ben Keats: Vincent, no, no, no. I think I hit my limit.
Vincent Palmer: Sky's the limit.
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Composed by M. Lloyd and J. Caro
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It's A Good Thriller with some silly moments.
21 December 2004 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

"Pursued" is a good mystery\thriller with some silly moments. Christian Slater stars as Vincent Palmer, a headhunter who recruits up-and-comers in the technology business. He does whatever it takes. This is the probably the first time Christian Slater plays a psycho. He plays it convincingly. He does such a excellent job, you root for him. Anytime Vincent is on-screen (which is most of the time)the movie has a lot of energy. The other main character is Ben Keats, played by Gil Bellows. Unfortunately, Ben is a two dimensional character who is a little too laid back. There are a couple of plot missteps like Ben getting a speech about secret cameras that could be in a pen and then the next scene is Ben getting a pen and he doesn't check for a camera. It's like he forgot the whole speech. The climax is exciting but a tad goofy. In the end: It's worth seeing for a great, hyped up performance by Christian Slater and a lot of other tension filled moments.

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