MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 7,023 this week

Tortured (I) (2008)

Video  -  Crime | Thriller  -  16 September 2008 (USA)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 3,067 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 13 critic

An undercover FBI agent faces a moral dilemma when he's asked to torture a member of one of the world's most powerful crime syndicates.

Director:

(as Nolan H. Lebovitz)

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 02 Sep 2011
 
a list of 242 titles
created 12 Mar 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 05 May 2012
 
a list of 598 titles
created 06 Aug 2012
 
a list of 291 titles
created 06 May 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Tortured" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tortured (Video 2008)

Tortured (Video 2008) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tortured.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Days of Wrath (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The lives of rival gang members, a teacher, a TV news crew and other intertwine in the city of Los Angeles.

Director: Celia Fox
Stars: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Amber Valletta, Wilmer Valderrama
Gag (Video 2006)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

Two professional thieves break into a house in search of a safe, only to discover a man beaten beyond recognition, tied down to torn mattress in a hidden room. They decide to help, only to ... See full summary »

Director: Scott W. Mckinlay
Stars: Brian Kolodziej, Gerald Emerick, Vince Marinelli
Admissions (2011)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Admissions is a short film starring Academy Award nominee James Cromwell that tells a transformational tale about what it takes to find lasting peace, even in war-torn places like the ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Kakatsakis
Stars: James Cromwell, Anna Khaja, Oren Dayan
Five Fingers (2006)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In Morocco to assist with the creation of a food charity, a Dutchman is abducted by a terrorist.

Director: Laurence Malkin
Stars: Mimi Ferrer, Laurence Fishburne, Touriya Haoud
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Once in the life (of drug dealing and organized crime), can anyone get out? During a brief jail stay, two half-brothers, who have rarely seen each other while growing up, connect. One of ... See full summary »

Director: Laurence Fishburne
Stars: Eamonn Walker, Laurence Fishburne, Gregory Hines
Thurgood (TV Movie 2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Prior to his appointment to United States Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall worked as a lawyer for the NAACP. This one man play tells the story of his role in the civil rights movement and the people that influenced him.

Director: Michael Stevens
Stars: Laurence Fishburne
Assassins Run (2013)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Maya becomes the target of the Russian mafia after her husband, a successful American businessman, is killed.

Directors: Robert Crombie, Sofya Skya
Stars: Christian Slater, Sofya Skya, Cole Hauser
Assumption (2006)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

John finds himself in the psychiatric ward of a hospital with amnesia. He is the chief suspect in a criminal investigation, an explosion at a local oil refinery. Doctors Crenvalt and ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher R. Keller
Stars: James Denton, David Alan Graf, Christopher R. Keller
Dirty (2005)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.

Director: Chris Fisher
Stars: Frank Alvarez, Clifton Collins Jr., Brittany Daniel
The Tortured (2012)
Short | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A group of mercenaries are hired to hunt down a ruthless dictator. Conrad, the newest member of the team not only discovers the true motivations of those around him, but also the darkness that is hidden within his own heart.

Directors: Keith Hodder, Nick Laurant
Stars: Zach Sale, Stephen Knight, Jim Sutton
The Torturer (2005)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

The twenty-four year-old aspirant actress Ginette Cazonni goes to an audition with the underground director Alex Scerba and they have one night stand. Ginette finds one earring identical to... See full summary »

Director: Lamberto Bava
Stars: María Blanco-Fafián, Elena Bouryka, Carla Cassola
Washington Field (TV Movie 2009)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Washington Field is about an elite team within the FBI called the National Capital Response Squad that travels the globe in response to events that concern U.S. national interests.

Director: Jon Cassar
Stars: Emily Rose, Gina Torres, Teri Polo
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Jack
Kevin Pollak ...
Doctor Shaw
Paul Perri ...
Emmet Gnoww
...
Kevin
...
Mo (as Robert La Sardo)
...
Becky
...
Agent Murphy
...
Brian Mark
Douglas Arthurs ...
Larry
...
Curly
...
Harry Rusick
...
Caren Rusick
...
Gloria Green
Jordan Alexander ...
Sheila Green
Edit

Storyline

Jimmy, a business-like young man, enters a room where a man, the accountant for a shadowy drug lord, is shackled. Over the next week, Jimmy systematically tortures the accountant, demanding information about missing funds. The accountant denies any knowledge. In flashbacks to six months before, we see Jimmy's joining a group of the drug lord's enforcers, surviving brutal hazing, getting his first assignment, and keeping his cool. We also learn that Jimmy has another identity, friends in high places, and a girlfriend unhappy about both his work and his changing personality. Can Jimmy hold on to his humanity as he carries out increasingly nightmarish orders? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Sometimes the only way to stop a criminal is to become one. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence including torture, and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

16 September 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Torturado  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

On day two, we see Kevin's flight landing in Washington and can see that it is an Air Canada plane by the logo on the tail. Kevin came from Los Angeles to Washington. Air Canada only flies either to or from destinations in Canada. See more »

Soundtracks

Biscuits
Performed by Studio Musicians
Written by Harold Bagby and Irving Nahan
Published by Sublime Music and Willowview Publishing
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Decent entertaining 90 minutes
11 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Good casting, good acting, intriguing characters, very good pacing all make this an entertaining movie to watch. There is competency and cold blooded efficiency on both sides which one would expect from a top notch operation, and none of the intrusive hyped up dialogue that infests many serious crime movies. None of the actors is weak, with Robert La Sardo particularly impressive in a secondary role. Emmanuelle Chriqui manages to exude sex appeal without a descent into tawdry, and the psychiatrist manages to come off as a solid character and asset to the film.

All of this is gradually undermined as the move progresses and the plot unfolds. Although the twists and turns keep things interesting, the major direction becomes increasingly predictable and unfortunately increasingly implausible. It wasn't enough to ruin the movie but it certainly kept it from climbing out of a high midrange rating.


12 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
where are you seeing this??? ekern2
Laxed or relaxed? kixnare
Contradictions + Questions acosean
Most illogical movie of all time boaman
Cole Hauser chiara-usa
Great movie - ignore the naysayers sixpaws67
Discuss Tortured (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?