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The Speed of Thought (2011)

 -  Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  2011 (USA)
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Joshua Lazarus has a special gift -- but will this gift destroy him before he can escape to freedom with his newly found soul mate?

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Anna Manheim
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Bridger
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Stefania Tortorella ...
Emily / Vanessa
Mike Romano ...
Bobby
Jorge Sabate ...
Diaz (as Jorge Sabaté)
Alan Brooks ...
Smith
Alvaro Ciapesone ...
Weston
Jacqueline Henderson ...
First Woman in Bar
Juan Luis Granato ...
Man in Bar
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Slinky Woman
Zina ...
Third Woman in Bar
Florencia Canton ...
Clown
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Joshua Lazarus (Nick Stahl) possesses a special gift that enables him to read people's minds, and the government has trained him to use his ability for missions involving national defense, all the while telling him that it will ultimately destroy him -- but will it? When Joshua falls in love with Anna (Mía Maestro), another telepathic "scoper," he and his friend, Kira (Taryn Manning), must find a cure for their gift and expose the lies. Written by MovieFiend

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Also Known As:

Gondolatrendőrség  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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[first lines]
[There is a long aural montage of strangers talking, presumably overheard in their thoughts by Joshua]
Emily: [Emily is chatting on the phone while walking down a busy street at night] I'm supposed to trust you? Trust is earned, my friend. Anyway, get your ass down here. If you take too long, I may be gone.
Joshua Lazarus: [She enters a nightclub and sits at the bar. Joshua approaches her] Hi. My name is Joshua.
Emily: I'm Vanessa.
Joshua Lazarus: Vanessa. You are a...
[he rubs his forehead with his index finger]
Joshua Lazarus: ...Virgo.
Emily: I'm not...
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One for the thinkers
19 June 2011 | by (Queensland Australia) – See all my reviews

Imagine Charles Xavier from X-Men with the evil streak of Magneto. Put this person into a home for special children and have him train children to be government spies and you have the right ingredients for what will eventually become the mind's resolve to right a terrible injustice. Special abilities meet government mishandling and it's only when the hero meets and falls for the woman of his dreams that he is able to bring the pain and needless killing of the innocents to an end. So is it possible there are gifted individuals out there with the ability to read our minds? The naysayers will call it a trumped up wishy-washy idea at best, but heaven help us all if it were so and the government gets control of them. An excellent movie if you're into a little bit of fantasy/science fiction...assuming of course that it is...


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