MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,261 this week

Pursued (2004)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  20 September 2006 (Kuwait)
5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 1,361 users  
Reviews: 22 user | 5 critic

A fast rising hi tech executive must protect his career and family from the ruthless tactics of a homicidal corporate headhunter.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

Related News

Looking back at Michael Bay’s The Island
| Den of Geek

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1247 titles
created 26 Oct 2011
 
a list of 1415 titles
created 23 Dec 2013
 
a list of 405 titles
created 01 Jul 2014
 
a list of 32 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 1273 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Pursued" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Pursued (2004)

Pursued (2004) on IMDb 5.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Pursued.
3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

I Accuse (2003)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A chilling tale based on a real event in which a doctor stepped out of line and sexually assaulted a patient when drugged.

Director: John Ketcham
Stars: Estella Warren, John Hannah, John Kapelos
Lies and Crimes (TV Movie 2007)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A woman moves to a new home after her police officer husband is killed. She soon discovers a place where growing prescription drug abuse is creating a nightmare of lies, crime, and murder.

Director: Mario Azzopardi
Stars: Estella Warren, James McGowan, Tamara Hope
Hard Cash (2002)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Released from prison, an infamous thief and his new crew pull of a brilliant robbery but then become embroiled with a corrupt FBI agent when they discover the money is marked.

Director: Predrag Antonijevic
Stars: Christian Slater, Val Kilmer, Sara Downing
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Cletis Tout is a comedy about mistaken identities, a hit man who sees everything in terms of the movies and a twenty year old diamond heist.

Director: Chris Ver Wiel
Stars: Christian Slater, Tim Allen, Portia de Rossi
Julian Po (1997)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he's up to no good. After bothering him for a while, he blurts out in frustration, that he is there to ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Wade
Stars: Christian Slater, Robin Tunney, Michael Parks
Irreversi (2010)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A thriller about the effect of a financial windfall on a married couple.

Director: Michael Gleissner
Stars: Mei Melançon, Ian Bohen, Estella Warren
Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

In this irreverent parody, the British court and war government consist mainly of idiots and/or traitors. Hitler moves into Buckingham palace and plans to marry into the Windsors. A US Army... See full summary »

Director: Peter Richardson
Stars: Miranda Richardson, Antony Sher, Christian Slater
Blowing Smoke (TV Movie 2004)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Late one night, eight guys are sitting around at a cigar club in Beverly Hills, smoking cigars, playing high-stakes poker, and complaining about how, in life, men always seem to get ... See full summary »

Director: James Orr
Stars: Estella Warren, Sean Michael Allen, Jack Axelrod
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A young man attempts to seek to avenge his wife's death after she is murdered by a Las Vegas mobster.

Director: Jeff Beesley
Stars: Christian Slater, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Wes Bentley
Love Lies Bleeding (Video 2008)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A struggling young couple stumbles upon a cache of dirty money after a shootout in their apartment building. With hopes of a better life they flee with the money -- provoking the fury of a ... See full summary »

Director: Keith Samples
Stars: Chris Ashworth, Don Battle, Josh Berry
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A self help author is hunted by thugs who believe the writer holds millions of dollars in diamonds stolen by his dead fiancée.

Director: Tibor Takács
Stars: Christian Slater, Cuba Gooding Jr., Sarah Ann Schultz
Without Men (2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

The women of a remote Latin American town are forced to pick up the pieces and remake their world when all the town's men are forcibly recruited by communist guerrillas.

Director: Gabriela Tagliavini
Stars: Eva Longoria, Christian Slater, Oscar Nuñez
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Jen (Real Esate Agent)
Candus Churchill ...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The executive headhunter with a killer instict.

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

20 September 2006 (Kuwait)  »

Also Known As:

Fejvadászat  »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Vince first rides out on the horse to remove the sign his leather jacket is on/off while riding. See more »

Quotes

Vincent Palmer: Ladies, would you hold onto my staff?
See more »

Soundtracks

Fade Away
Composed by M. Lloyd and Debby Grayson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The head hunter
6 August 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Kristoffer Tabori's "Pursued", suffers from the screen play written by Maggie April. Mr. Tabori, an excellent actor, who has turned his attention to directing, seems to be out of his element with this movie. Thrillers that are based on revolutionary technology don't seem to translate well to the screen, as it's the case with "Pursued".

In fact, Mr. Tabori gets an over the top performance from Christian Slater, as the evil Vincent Palmer, who like all villains, seems to be miles ahead of everyone else in the story. On the other hand, Gil Bellows, who is the victim of Palmer, seems to be completely impotent to do anything, or even go to the police with the troubles he is facing. The problem seems to be exacerbated by Mr. Bellows' take on the character, as he makes him even weaker.

The result is an uneven film, that showed possibilities, but in the end, doesn't fulfill them. For a film that deals in cutting edge technology, one would think that Ben Keats, the genius behind the new program that will revolutionize cyberspace tracking, would have been aware of the spies out there, especially the scumbag that is making his life impossible, and invested in the best anti-spy software money could buy. The only point the film makes is how prevalent industrial spying is in the hands of people like the repulsive Vincent Palmer.


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
This movie is terrible... matt_in_oz
Christian Slater is AWESOME! ChristianSlaterOrg
Good film! e1mariachi
Slater fgr30
Discuss Pursued (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?