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The Horseman (2008)

 -  Crime | Thriller  -  April 2009 (USA)
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Christian, a divorced father and white collar businessman grieves over the complicated death of his daughter. When a video arrives anonymously in the mail, featuring his daughter heavily ... See full summary »

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Greg Jones ...
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Christian, a divorced father and white collar businessman grieves over the complicated death of his daughter. When a video arrives anonymously in the mail, featuring his daughter heavily intoxicated and mistreated, Christian sets out on a reckless journey to find answers. Fuelled by rage and sorrow, the death toll quickly rises as he uncovers an ugly truth. Along the way he meets Alice, a young runaway not unlike his daughter and a fragile friendship begins to unfold. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong brutal violence throughout, some torture, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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To help raise finance for the production, a short film was shot of the opening scene. The short film went on to win Best Independent Drama (10-30mins) at the Queensland New Filmmaker Awards (2006) and aided the feature length version to move into production. See more »

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Christian drives a van with the license plate 912 GSC. When Christian is torturing Jim (naked guy tied to a chair), Jim's brother Eddy drives up to the house in a SUV. Eddy's license plate is 912 GSC. See more »

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Christian: [casually to person answering the door] Hi.
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Classic throwback to the exploitation era
12 March 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

First off, this film isn't going to appeal to everyone. It features graphic violence (most of it unseen) and a quite mundane plot that plods along. However, if you are a fan of old 70's and 80's exploitation films then you are in for a real treat. The story follows a man, who has been sent a video of his recently deceased daughter in a porn film. She's smacked off her t*ts and obviously isn't a willing participant. He takes it upon himself to track down all copies of said film, and anyone involved in it's making...And destroy them! This is gritty stuff. With little to no soundtrack, there is almost a documentary feel to it. It really makes you ask the question: What would you do? Although the plot isn't at all similar, it has the same kind of realism to films like the underrated 70's classic 'death weekend' and 'The Last House on the Left'. There is real drama here and characters that you truly root for. I hope this little gem doesn't slip under the radar because there are a lot of film fans (myself included) that have been waiting for this type of film to come along since the early 80's!


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