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When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, the two must turn the tables on him to save their families.

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Storyline

Charles is worn down by his home life where he and his wife struggle to cope with the demands of their daughter's illness and his job. When he meets Lucinda on the train to work in Chicago, there is an immediate spark between them. Soon they are doing lunch; dinner and drinks follow. This leads to an adulterous rendezvous in a hotel. However, no sooner have they torn each other's clothes off than their room is invaded by a thief who beats Charles and rapes Lucinda. Because of the illicit nature of their relationship, Charles agrees with Lucinda who is reluctant to go to the police and soon finds he is powerless to resist the demands of the thief. Written by johnno.r@xtra.co.nz

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thief | hotel | police | drink | train | See All (161) »

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Rated R for strong disturbing violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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11 November 2005 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$58,674 (New Zealand) (24 March 2006)

Gross:

$108,077 (New Zealand) (31 March 2006)
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Trivia

The cellular phone that Charles Schine uses is a Nokia 6230. See more »

Goofs

When Charles first misses his train, it is raining heavily on the platform. As the camera pulls back, you can see that other than on the platform, it is a bright, sunny day with no rain. See more »

Quotes

Charles Schine: I'll bet you $20 that I can kiss you without ever touching your lips.
Lucinda Harris: Kiss me?
Charles Schine: Without touching.
Lucinda Harris: [skeptical] How?
Charles Schine: What do you mean, how? That's the bet.
Lucinda Harris: Okay. Let me see the twenty.
[Schine takes out the $20, which Lucinda puts on the bar. She looks at him invitingly]
Charles Schine: [leans in slowly, and softly kisses her, taking her breath away] Worth every penny.
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.13 (2009) See more »

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Really Want None
Written by Freedom Drayton
Performed by Free Murder
Courtesy of 36 Chambers Records
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Under rated
18 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was avoiding the film because of the lower ratings it had received but after several recommendations, I went and saw it and was surprisingly pleased with the whole film from start to finish. In my opinion, this could be very well one of the best thrillers of the year. The trailer for it really doesn't do it justice for what the movie really is; a dark, suspenseful, edge of your seat thriller. Jennifer Aniston does a great job breaking out of her Friends character that everyone associates her with and that so few sitcom actors have been able to do. Don't wait for this one to come out on DVD. You definitely want to catch this one in the theater.


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