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Echelon Conspiracy (2009)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Mystery  |  27 February 2009 (USA)
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At first, the strange phone messages promised great wealth. Soon, though, government agents pursue the young engineer receiving them around the world.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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John Reed
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Agent Dave Grant
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Mueller
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Kamila
Yuriy Kutsenko ...
Russian General
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Yuri Malanin
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Raymond Burke
Ilan Goodman ...
Dennis
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Agent Fletcher
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Charles
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Female Casino Tech
Greg Donaldson ...
Casino Tech
Andrea Enright ...
NSA Tech #2
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Paul Spencer
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Storyline

Max Peterson is a globe-trotting techno-whiz who installs security systems on computers. He receives an anonymous gift: a phone which sends messages that enable him to win at a casino. Max soon finds himself pursed by hit men, the casino's security chief, and a CIA operative. Who's sending Max messages? Previous recipients of similar windfalls have ended up dead. After a couple of close scrapes, Max realizes he's in danger, so he tries to find out the root of the conspiracy - which seems to have access to every security camera in the world - before he's the next victim. Why is this happening to him, and who can he trust? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense violence and action, some sexuality and brief language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$500,154 (USA) (27 February 2009)

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$500,154 (USA) (27 February 2009)
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As of June 2013, the approximate time of private contractor Ed Snowden's exposing of the NSA's "Echelon Conspiracy" the last Senate Bill introduced into legislature is actually 1123. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 03 mins) When Max and John are talking (after the scene when they met in Moscow) the time on the clock in the back keeps on changing. Its 1100 in the start, then switches between 1045, 1500, 1830 and 1100. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Curator: Everything okay down there?
Max Peterson: Piece a cake.
Curator: That locks it?
Max Peterson: Yep, centuries of Thai history, safe as Fort Knox. Watch, uh,
[removes a panel]
Max Peterson: Relax, I'm a professional.
Max Peterson: [causes a massive short] Okay, now your servers are down because of a power surge, a grid malfunction, or maybe even a bomb. Now, if the intruder tries to reboot your servers or access the data, he'll always hit this screen.
[login screen]
Max Peterson: This is your BIOS-level password. Without it, nothing works in this room.
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Big Ring
Performed by Jefferson Chambers
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Big disappointment
22 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie has been the reason for me to register with IMDb ... I was expecting a lot from it and the whole story does not make sense. It is poorly written, the story and the plot do not make any sense. Martin Sheen is doing "his bit" , and the main character (sorry I don't remember his name) really does a poor acting job. The story moves fast from one place to the other, with some sort of semi-fake-love story between the main character and this "gorgeous" lady, but the story does not connect whatsoever. The locations of the movie skip to quickly (from Thailand to Czech Republic, and it hangs for an hour or so ... in the Czech Republic. I definitely found it very boring to watch no characters evolve, the storyline being very weak, and the plot (again) is just a cheap trick.This is one of the worst movies I've seen in a long time, and I definitely do not recommend it !


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