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Sleuth (2007)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Thriller  |  23 November 2007 (UK)
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On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart.

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Two extremely clever British men are in a game of trickery and deceit. Andrew Wyke, an aging famous author who lives alone in a high-tech mansion, after his wife Maggie has left him for a younger man; and Milo Tindle, an aspiring actor, equipped with charm and wit, who demonstrates both qualities once again. When Wyke invites Tindle to his mansion, Tindle seeks to convince the former into letting his wife go by signing the divorce paper. However, Wyke seems far more interested in playing mind games with his wife's new lover, and lures him into a series of actions he thoroughly planned in seeking revenge on his unfaithful spouse. Written by Postalj (Taken from Sa'ar Vardi's post)

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£165,788 (UK) (23 November 2007)

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$342,835 (USA) (18 January 2008)
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Michael Caine (Andrew Wyke) played the role of Milo Tindle in the original version: Sleuth (1972). See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Andrew is explaining how Milo can break into the house, a security monitor shows the ladder against the side of the house. Moments earlier, the same ladder was shown to be on its side on the ground. See more »

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[first lines]
Andrew Wyke: Yes?
Milo Tindle: Andrew Wyke?
Andrew Wyke: That's right.
Milo Tindle: I'm Milo Tindle.
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I want my hour and a half back !!
17 September 2011 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

This film came recommended to me by a good friend who knew I was into revenge type films, a bit of a slow start (I found it quite arty-farty ) I watched it to the end hoping there was some kind of epic twist to make it all worth the wait, very disappointed, literally the only nice thing about this movie was the house it was filmed in.

If you are in to movies where everything is based in 1 spot, with very poor attempts of using witty 'English' language to make an already boring plot more interesting...Then this one's for you.

To sum it up, it's like a musical but without the singing.

rated 1/10


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