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The Invisible (2007)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Fantasy | 27 April 2007 (USA)
A teenager is left invisible to the living after an attack.

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Nick Powell is an excellent high-school student who raises money by selling homework and results of quizzes to his schoolmates. He aims to travel to London for a writer's course - telling his best friend, Pete Egan, that he has already bought the airplane ticket but he has not told to his mother yet. Annie Newton has a problem with Pete, who owes money to her. As events unfold, due to a case of mistaken identity Nick takes a severe beating from Annie and her gang, his body dumped in a sewer. The next morning, he discovers he cannot be seen - he is now a spirit in a state of limbo and can only observe as the events of that day unfold. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Together they must solve his murder... Before it's too late. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence, criminality, sensuality and language - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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27 April 2007 (USA)  »

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Invisible  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,717,309 (USA) (27 April 2007)

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$20,568,319 (USA) (20 July 2007)
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A subplot was removed involving drug smugglers. It was feared this would give it an R-rating and wasn't necessary to the plot. See more »

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When Nick is yelling at Annie he is pointing with his left hand from the front shots. Then you see a shot from Nick's perspective of Annie and he is pointing with his right hand. See more »

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Diane Powell: It wasn't easy when Nick's father died, raising a teenager alone. But with a boy like Nick, well, he is now everything a mother could want. We've been through some hard times. We've carried each other. Now I look to the future, and I know there's nothing that we can't do together.
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References Sesame Street (1969) See more »

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Stars and Sons
Written and Performed by Broken Social Scene
Courtesy of Arts & Crafts
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I see a lot more than just movie in this one...
19 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie represents a lot of the transition of bad to good that happens in this world. More than any of us imagine the bad people that try and ruin this world every day are destroying the innocence and greatness of things good people do. So often shrouded are the deeds of those who once found it easy to do bad and decide that their path is ill fated and they turn their lives around for the better. Looking at this movies surface, it scratches the idea of hope and teases at the idea that good deeds can be performed by those who have led lives of misfortune and displacement. My experience...I was up late one night and was fiddling through the Starz' movie channels when I saw the title , "The Invisible".Reluctant to watch, because it already started I opted to give it a try. I didn't recognize any of the names in the movie and saw that it came out in 2007 so I gave it 10mins of preview time. The second I saw the character, Annie Newton, and realized what was going on with her and Nick I was drawn in. The director does an excellent job in implementing the difference of emotions and levels of the caste system that is high school. Starting the movie more than 20mins in I was able to follow with ease gladly adjusting to the changes in the story and characters. At the end I was happy for one character but rooting for both as I hoped their chemistry and new found understanding of each other would overcome all. For right now, this movie single handedly gives me hope for other late night discoveries and am looking forward to such.


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