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The Flock (2007)

This film is about a hyper-vigilant employee of the department of public safety who, while training his young female replacement, has to track down a missing girl who he is convinced is connected to a paroled sex offender he is investigating.

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Cast

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Bobby Stiles
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Harriet Wells (as Kristina Sisco)
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Vincent Dennison
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Glenn Custis
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Harriet's Mother
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Louis Kessler
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Haynes Ownby
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Missing Girl's Father
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Missing Girl's Mother
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Woman in Gorilla Suit
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Storyline

The paranoid registrant administrator of the Department of Public Safety Erroll Babbage is forced to an early retirement due to his abusive behavior against the sex offenders that he should monitor, and shall spend his last eighteen days training his replacement Allison Lowry. When the seventeen years old Harriet Wells is considered missing in his area of work, Errol is convinced that her disappearance is related to one of his parole sex offenders. However, his superiors do not believe on his investigations and he convinces Allison to follow him in the sick underworld of pornography and perversions trying to find the missing girl. Written by Claudio Cavalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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To crush suspicion, you must go with the flock. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for perverse content involving aberrant sexuality and strong violence, and for language | See all certifications »

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4 August 2007 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Justicia a cualquier precio  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This is the first english language movie directed by Andrew Lau, the co-director of the Infernale Affairs trilogy See more »

Goofs

Erroll is flicking through Vincent Dennison's stuff. He opens a pornography magazine up. When he skips to the next page, exactly the same photo is shown on it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Erroll Babbage: [knocking] Department of Public Safety.
[knocking]
Erroll Babbage: Mr. Dennison? Vincent Dennison is a registered sex offender, the sooner I can verify his address, the sooner I can leave him alone!
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Soundtracks

The Second One
Written by Robert J. Walsh
Performed by Robert J. Walsh
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Very good suspenseful movie
12 June 2009 | by See all my reviews

I caught this movie late at night on cable, and I was pleasantly surprised. I can only imagine the reason this movie was not better known, is because the subject matter is very disturbing. But if you can handle the sexual abuse topic, it is a well acted, suspenseful and very interesting movie. Both Richard Gere and Claire Daines are very good in it. And although the subject matter is not for the faint of heart, the movie doesn't go out of its way to be brutal either (like 8mm for instance).

I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys serial killer and suspense type movies.


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