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Unknown (2006)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 3 November 2006 (Japan)
Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.

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Handcuffed Man
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Snakeskin Boots
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Detective Anderson
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Iron Cross (as Jeffrey Daniel Phillips)
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Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.

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Trust no one. Fear everyone. See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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3 November 2006 (Japan)  »

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5 нeизвестных  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,746 (USA) (3 November 2006)

Gross:

$63,677,735 (USA) (6 May 2011)
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Jim Caviezel and Kevin Chapman went on to work together in similar roles in the TV series Person of Interest (2011) where they both play cops. See more »

Goofs

When Jean Jacket bangs on the barred window at the very beginning, the wall very visibly shakes and bulges outwards, revealing it to be improperly anchored drywall at best. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jean Jacket: Who are you? Who the fuck are you?
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Connections

Remade as Acid Factory (2009) See more »

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Written and Performed by Joe Stansberry
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Who Is Who?
9 October 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Five men wake-up in a chemical warehouse without memories. One man is handcuffed and bleeding with a shot on the chest; the other one is tied-up to a chair; the other one has the nose broken; and the other two are lying on the floor. They unravel that two of them have been kidnapped and the other three are bad guys, bur who is who? Meanwhile, the police force try to track the criminals that will catch the ransom and find where their hideout is.

"Unknown" is a surprisingly good thriller, with a dramatic and suspenseful story that uses elements of "Cube", "Memento", film-noir genre and many other movies ("Saw", "Reservoir Dogs" among others). The explanation for the lack of memory of the men is very reasonable, the acting is excellent and the final twist is totally unexpected. The character played by Jim Caviezel is very interesting and complex. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Os Desconhecidos" ("The Unknown")


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