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The Lazarus Project (2008)

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A former criminal is drawn into a criminal endeavor and subsequently finds himself living an inexplicable new life working at a psychiatric facility.

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Katie Garvey (as Brooklyn Proulx)
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Father Ezra
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Avery
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Julie Ingram
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William Reeds
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Robbie
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Caleb
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The Lineman
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A harrowing and frightening thriller about a man who has everything he's ever loved stripped away from him; and to earn his life and family back, he must face obstacles of mystical origins, endure countless tests of his faith, struggle with his own sanity, and explore the depth and the power of his soul..

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Some realities have no escape See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some violence, disturbing images and thematic material | See all certifications »

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24 October 2008 (Taiwan)  »

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The Heaven Project  »

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$9,750,000 (estimated)
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Paul Walker was the first choice for the lead role in the film See more »

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When Ben is looking at the computer file, the text associated with his record is not the same as shown in the closeup. The standard placeholder text used in graphic design and publishing known as "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, ...etc" is shown in the wide shots. See more »

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Katie Garvey: Daddy, what's the greatest thing you ever saw?
Ben Garvey: Greatest thing you ever saw. Umm. One time when I was a little boy, I was playing with my slingshot and I saw this Jaybird. I don't know why but I shot him.
Katie Garvey: You killed a birdie?
Ben Garvey: I didn't mean to. I don't even know why I shot at him, but I felt so bad, I started praying to God that he would come back. And all of a sudden the Jaybird woke up. He just flew away.
Katie Garvey: God saved him?
Ben Garvey: Yeah, I think so.
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a haunting drama
11 October 2008 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

a psychological thriller that will make you think from the the beginning to the end. although a bit slow in the first parts to the middle, thats why its a psychological thriller, the climax to the end compensated for it.

the lines are well delivered, a good script, all in all, a good movie. the acting's pretty convincing, particularly the way the lead actor tracks down the roots of his dilemma and the way he acted on it. i just gave it a seven coz, as i have said, the first parts makes me sleepy.

just keep in mind that this in not for those who liked fast paced or some such types of movies.


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