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Writer:
Matthew Waynee (written by)
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Release Date:
3 November 2006 (Japan) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Trust no one. Fear everyone. See more »
Plot:
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. | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Jim Caviezel ... Jean Jacket

Greg Kinnear ... Broken Nose

Bridget Moynahan ... Eliza Coles

Joe Pantoliano ... Bound Man

Barry Pepper ... Rancher Shirt

Jeremy Sisto ... Handcuffed Man

Peter Stormare ... Snakeskin Boots

Chris Mulkey ... Detective James Curtis

Clayne Crawford ... Detective Anderson

Kevin Chapman ... Detective McGahey

Mark Boone Junior ... Bearded Man

Wilmer Calderon ... Detective Molina

David Selby ... Police Captain Parker

Adam Rodriguez ... County Doctor

Jeff Daniel Phillips ... Iron Cross (as Jeffrey Daniel Phillips)

Thomas Rosales Jr. ... Ponytail (as Tommy Rosales)

Ben Bray ... Uzi Henchman

Mel Rodriguez ... Lone Cop

Paul E. Short ... Security Guard (as Paul Short)

Patricia Belcher ... Depot Supervisor

Blair Williamson ... Custodian
Rick Lashbrook ... Desk Sergeant

Britt Delano ... Police Secretary

Adriana Yanez ... Woman

Victoria Justice ... Daughter

Simon Brand ... ER Doctor
Amparo Grisales ... Female Bartender (as Amparo Grisales De Tessarolo)

Peter Mark Vasquez ... Card Player (as Pete Vasquez)
Lucia Morella ... Young Erin
Trey Middlebrooks ... Boy

Katie Piel ... Police Dispatcher (voice)
Andres Nieto Molina ... Soccer Broadcast Commentator #1 (voice)
Alfredo Castro ... Soccer Broadcast Commentator #2 (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Zach Sobel ... Security Camera Guard (uncredited)

Directed by
Simon Brand 
 
Writing credits
Matthew Waynee (written by)

Produced by
Russ Chasney .... co-producer
Randy Delano .... executive producer (as Randolph De Lano)
Tamara Delano .... executive producer (as Tamara De Lano)
Ross M. Dinerstein .... co-producer
Cedric Jeanson .... executive producer
Rick Lashbrook .... producer
Frederick Levy .... executive producer
Brent Morris .... line producer
Darby Parker .... producer
Bobby Schwartz .... co-producer
John S. Schwartz .... producer
Ariel Veneziano .... executive producer
John Yull .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Angelo Milli 
 
Cinematography by
Steve Yedlin 
 
Film Editing by
Luis Carballar 
Paul Trejo 
 
Casting by
Shannon Makhanian 
 
Production Design by
Chris Jones 
 
Set Decoration by
James McGowan 
 
Costume Design by
Jane Anderson 
 
Makeup Department
Sallie Ciganovich .... additional hair stylist (as Sallie Nicole)
Tanya Cookingham .... key hair stylist
Erin Lippard .... additional hair stylist
Myke Michaels .... additional makeup artist
Kelley Mitchell .... additional hair stylist
Uli Nunn .... makeup artist (as Uli de la Lama)
Lorna Reid .... assistant hair stylist (as Lorna A. Reid)
Scott Wheeler .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ron Dempsey .... production supervisor
Jeff Fitzpatrick .... unit production manager (as Jeff Carlson)
Christopher Kulikowski .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jasmine Alhambra .... second assistant director
Sloane Lewis .... second assistant director
Otto Michael Penzato .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Christian Bevington .... art department coordinator
David P. Bonanno .... storyboard artist
Matt Center .... leadman
Todd Daniels .... assistant property master
Roger Dertinger .... property master
Jen Fiedler .... set dresser
Ricky Hausz .... set dresser
Nathan Morse .... on-set dresser
Christopher Taylor .... set dresser
Kelly Wasserman .... shopper
 
Sound Department
Robin Ancrum .... utility sound
Jason Brennan .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark DeSimone .... adr mixer: New York
Adam Fike .... post sound coordinator
Stephen M. Galvin .... adr editor
Stephen M. Galvin .... dialog editor
Patrick M. Griffith .... supervising sound editor
Steve McCarty .... sound effects editor
Paul Ratajczak .... sound re-recording mixer
Speed Ratliff .... boom operator
Cathleen Rowland .... foley artist
Galen L. Senogles .... foley artist
Gabriel J. Serrano .... sound engineer
Trevor Sperry .... adr mixer
John Taylor .... sound mixer
Steven Utt .... sound engineer
Daniel Ward .... assistant sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Steve King .... special effects technician (as Steven King)
Albert Lannutti .... pyrotechnician
Paul Sokol .... special effects foreman
 
Visual Effects by
Matthew W. Johnson .... inferno artist
 
Stunts
Brian Avery .... stunt double
Ted Barba .... stunt performer
Jon Braver .... stunt double: Joe Pantoliano
Ben Bray .... stunt coordinator
Damien Bray .... stunt safety
Keenen Bray .... stunt safety
Kurt Bryant .... stunt performer
Phil Culotta .... stunt performer
Dane Farwell .... stunts
Tad Griffith .... utility stunts
Mike Justus .... stunt performer
Steve Kelso .... stunt performer
Brian Machleit .... stunt double
Rick Parker .... stunts
Denney Pierce .... stunt performer
Nick Plantico .... stunt coordinator: second unit
Paul E. Short .... stunts
Frank Torres .... assistant stunt coordinator
Merritt Yohnka .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ryan Joblin Allen .... electrician
Guido Egger .... dolly grip
Eric Felland .... lighting technician
Bill Fernandez .... key grip: second unit
Eric Forand .... rigging electrician
Owen Foye .... grip
Stephen Furry .... best boy grip
Jonathan Goldfisher .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Jennifer Ann Henry .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Mike Horan .... key grip (as Mike 'Mega' Horan)
Dan Kanes .... electrician
Guy Livneh .... additional camera operator: "b" camera
Sabyn Mayfield .... grip
Ryan McCoy .... gaffer
David Newbert .... grip
Stephen Olsen .... electrician
Seth Orozco .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Bill Persaud .... key grip: second unit
Jaron Presant .... additional camera operator: "b" camera
Jason Prowell .... grip
Mike Risco .... electrician
Alex Scott .... camera loader
Erik Stapelfeldt .... first additional camera: "b" camera
Burke Tackett .... electrician
James Troost .... best boy electric
Alex Vendler .... additional director of photography
Alex Vendler .... director of photography: second unit
Nate Wayman .... grip
Wade Whitley .... first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Kristan Berona .... extras casting
Jodi Collins .... casting consultant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kristen Anthony .... set costumer
Nancy Ceo .... costume supervisor
Verity Grover .... assistant wardrobe
Addie Hall .... costume ager/dyer
Terri Middleton .... set costumer
Gail Mosley .... set costumer
Asia Muka .... set costumer (as Asia Ahearn)
John Varvatos .... wardrobe: Greg Kinnear
 
Editorial Department
Karen Castañeda .... associate editor
Peter McEvoy .... digital intermediate executive producer
Grant Myers .... assistant editor
Ken Schwartz .... colorist: dailies
Aidan Stanford .... color timer
 
Music Department
Kevin Globerman .... music editor
Michael Miley .... musician: percussion
 
Transportation Department
Matthew Ballard .... transportation coordinator
Shay Morgan Brook .... transportation captain
J. Armin Garza II .... driver: camera car
Brandon Greenwood .... driver
 
Other crew
Brenda Arson .... assistant production coordinator
Catalina Ausin .... assistant: Simon Brand
Drew Baker .... runner
Carol A. Compton .... script clearance
Jeremy K. Fiest .... epk director
Cynthia Garcia Walker .... production accountant
Sherie Giehtbrock .... script supervisor
Stephen Hays .... financing
John Robert Johnson .... location staff
John Kirby .... acting coach: Mr. Caviezel
Nathon S. Lewis .... assistant: Jim Caviezel
Nick Mazzone .... production assistant
Richard 'Mercury' Melendez .... key production assistant
Danielle Probst .... production coordinator
Jesse H. Rivard .... location manager (as Jesse Rivard)
Alisa Robinson .... first assistant accountant (as Lisa Kay Robinson)
Jared Smith .... production assistant
Cindy Swartz .... set medic
Rosana Tomas .... production secretary
Kaito Voloj .... electronic press kit
David Zimmerman .... on-set coach: Blair Williamson
 
Thanks
David Frigerio .... special thanks
Andrew Kersey .... special thanks
Harvey Weinstein .... special thanks
 

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85 min
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Trivia:
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) (TV). In addition, Peter Stormare played Satan in 'Constantine (2005)'.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: 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 »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Jean Jacket:Who are you? Who the fuck are you?
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
La Moneda Esta En El AireSee more »

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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
This movie should be Well Known, 14 May 2007
Author: Dan Franzen (dfranzen70) from United States

A man wakes up in an abandoned warehouse. Groggily getting to his feet, he sees several other men, some laying prone, one hanging from handcuffs, one tied to a chair. The man has no recollection of who he is, how he got there, who the other men are, nothing. No recollection other than that he just woke up.

Unknown is a solid, twisty caper/thriller, about a kidnapping that somehow goes wrong; we pick up the action the same time that our protagonist (or is he?) does, so we have to piece things together with him. And, as it turns out, with the others in the warehouse, each of whom has suffered short-term memory loss. Who is "good," who is "bad," and where the heck are they? The man can't get out of the warehouse (there are bars on the windows, and the only door to the outside is electronically controlled), and they have limited means with which to defend themselves. But what if some of them are the ones against whom they should be defending? What then? One thing I liked about this movie, above all else, really, was that whatever did happen, it was neither blindly predictable nor completely implausible. No one trusts anyone, really, but no one completely mistrusts others, either.

Helping matters is the wonderful, flawless cast, including Jim Caviezel (as the initial waker-upper), Barry Pepper, Greg Kinnear, Joe Pantoliano, Jeremy Sisto, Chris Mulkey, and Peter Stormare. Everyone is dead on; there are no hams this time around. Everything just plain feels right, and what's more, not one character is Good or Bad. Sure, you wake up with Jim Caviezel, and you get the idea he's Good, but he doesn't always act Good. If that makes sense.

See, at no point did I feel I comfortably knew what the hey hey was going on. There were feints and double crosses, but not so haphazardly that they lose meaning. We've all seen movies like that, movies that are completely wrapped up in being clever and self-important, so they managed to write themselves into a corner and therefore make no freaking sense.

Unknown makes sense all along but still surprises, and that's saying something. A lot better than you might imagine it being, based on its title.

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