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The Betrayed (2008)

The story follows a young woman as she's put through a psychological journey under the thumb of a mysterious figure who suspects her husband of stealing millions from a crime syndicate.

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Jamie
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Falco
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Michael (as Connor Levins)
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Officer Wild
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Henchman (as Doug Chapman)
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After a car crash, Jamie, 30, comes to, locked in a room at a factory. Her son, a diabetic, is missing. A man wearing a ski mask comes into the room and tells her that she must help him find her husband who has stolen millions from his boss. He says her husband is a killer and a drug trafficker. Jamie is certain it's a mistake. Her captor insists she help him or lose her son. He brings her audio tapes made in their apartment demanding she figure out how her husband was communicating with an accomplice. She has only 12 hours before she and her son will die. Can she force herself to believe that she has been betrayed - and then what? There's no way out, yet she resolves to save her son. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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27 September 2008 (USA)  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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When the man is killed outside Jamie's room, his head is up against the opaque glass window in the door, and as he slides down he leaves a smear of blood from the back of his head. The only way that is possible is if the bullet exited the back of his head, which it didn't because the glass was still intact. See more »

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Officer Wild: This is officer 11653. Officer 11653, Philly PD, reporting motor vehicle accident. It's a late model sedan traveling south-bound.
dispatcher: Location?
Officer Wild: Approximately 6 miles off the Cranson back roads. Closest mile marker is 115. Looks like the vehicle was hit hard from the rear. On the approach I see severe back-end damage on the left-hand side. No second vehicle, possible hit and run
dispatcher: How many injured?
Officer Wild: Checking for victims now.
dispatcher: Awaiting response officer 11653, awaiting response. How many ...
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Lackluster. Disappointing. Sad.
18 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I first stumbled upon The Betrayed I was drawn in by the premise of the movie. At first it reminded me of a Saw type movie without all the silly antics. I then logged on to IMDb, read some rather positive reviews, and proceeded to gain excitement for the unknown thriller.

After watching I am utterly disappointed. The entire story didn't add up, the critical emotions and behavior that we should see was not there, and movie lacked any resemblance of depth. The writers, producers, and director should have saved this a couple more years, improved every aspect, and made a film that was at the very least watchable. The Betrayed failed to meet my lowest standards. Please stay far away from this one.


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