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The Speed of Thought (2011)

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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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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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Scopers. They know everything but the truth. See more »

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Sci-Fi | Thriller

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12 April 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gondolatrendőrség  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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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 of the Production Assistants is "Mike the PA" See more »

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It's a B-flick, but an okay flick nonetheless.
28 October 2013 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

This is actually a pretty decent movie. The writing is a bit weird, but the story is compelling and you really get involved with the characters after a while. This is more of a thinker, not an action-filled CGI-flick, but somehow it has its' own tension and several exciting moments. I've never been a Nick Stahl fan, but he does an okay job in this (even though he's a bit monotonous). It wouldn't've been the same without Mia Maestro though. She does great, and whatever weirdness is portrayed is only due to the script. Good flick.

The concept could've been way more evolved, and with a super-budget and a different lead role, it could've been a blockbuster. The editing is at times awkward, and some scenes feel unfinished, but the main story is kinda cool. It leaves you with a weird feeling, mostly in a good way. If you've got nothing better to watch, and enjoy some semi-mindplay by mediocre actors (except Mia), it's worth a shot.


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