Dr. Vicki Westin has no idea that losing a patient is going to wreak complete havoc on her life. But that's exactly what happens: Her deceased patient's grieving father seeks vengeance by kidnapping Vicki's husband and daughter.

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Vicki Westin
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Jerry Bender
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Billy Westin
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Tech #2
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Bingham
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Scott
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Nurse (as Liz Elkins)
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Alice Raymond
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Forbes
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Jordan Westin
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Lou Crenshaw
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Dr. Vicki Westin has 48 hours to make a decision - save her husband or save her daughter. That is the choice being forced upon her by a kidnapper with a personal grudge against the healthcare system. Tia Carrere is one part Sydney Fox and one part John McClane in this thriller as she struggles to find out who has kidnapped her family and why. Time is ticking, who's it going to be? Written by D. Shea

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Some choices are impossible to make

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27 September 2004 (USA)  »

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After the main character lifts the drain cover and goes in, the cover is left to one side, but later when she returns with her husband she has to lift the cover and move it before climbing back out. See more »

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Never Forget
Written by Shane August and Jamie Green
Copyright 2004 Soulscream music (ASCAP) & Chartburn Music (ASCAP)
Performed by Jamie Green
Produced by Shane August
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Serviceable B-grade thriller
14 October 2009 | by See all my reviews

Tia Carrere is still so hot that I could watch her reading the phone book for two hours. "Torn Apart", while far from a great thriller, is at least a little more interesting than the above option. The film follows the race-against-the-clock formula pretty faithfully, but makes the choice (arguably a mistake) of revealing the identity of the killer/kidnapper far too soon, putting the audience ahead of the heroine. Actually, the way SHE eventually discovers his identity is pretty straightforward, and based on easily found records, which makes you wonder why the police couldn't have made the appropriate connections earlier. Tia's role here - a doctor - doesn't give her many chances for "Relic Hunter"-type action, but still, when she finally confronts the kidnapper, she is pretty ferocious. Speaking of the kidnapper, the guy is at his most threatening when he speaks on the phone; his outbursts of anger are ineffective. ** out of 4.


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