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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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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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3 November 2006 (Japan)  »

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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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Both Jim Caviezel and Jeremy Sisto have portrayed the role of Jesus Christ on film; Most recently, Caviezel starred in The Passion of the Christ (2004) while Sisto previously assumed the role for Jesus (1999). In addition, Peter Stormare played Satan in 'Constantine (2005)'. See more »

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When Jean Jacket (Jim Caviezel) 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 »

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[first lines]
Jean Jacket: Who are you? Who the fuck are you?
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Written and Performed by Joe Stansberry
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unknown and unexpected
6 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I usually am disappointed in psychological thrillers - typically the twist at the end never lives up to the hype. It was a wonderful surprise that this one failed to let me down at the end. Although the film is slow at times, there are numerous twists and turns so you don't have to wait until the end for all of the excitement.

Unknown is a great movie that keeps the viewer trying to stay one step ahead through the collective confusion. Caviezel and Peppers gave strong and engaging performances. Kinnear skillfully draws both dislike and sympathy. Stormare is a great character actor and perfectly cast for the role.

I agree with other viewers the lighting was dim and depressing but I would give a good guess that this was intentional. Certainly the movie would not have "felt" the same otherwise.


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