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Cornered! (2009)

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During their nightly poker game a group of lowlifes are terrorized in their own convenience store by a masked killer.

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Morty
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Jimmy
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Jess (as Elizabeth Nicole)
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Donny
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Steve
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Mona
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Jacko
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Teddy
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T.J.
Alexander Yurchikov ...
Store Owner
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Customer #1
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Marie Rowe ...
Lady in Store
Darrin Grimwood ...
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In Los Angeles, a serial-killer with unknown identity is slaughtering clients in convenience stores. He steals the surveillance tapes and the police department offers a US$ 500,000 reward for him. In a trashy convenience store, the owner Steve, his clients, phone sex worker Mona, and the whore Jess, his employee Donny Donut and his junky nephew Jimmy discuss with the carrier Morty what they would do with the serial-killer if they caught him. Out of the blue, they are attacked by a masked killer during a night of terror. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for bloody violence, sexual content and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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22 November 2009 (USA)  »

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$3,250,000 (estimated)
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When the killer is looking over the ice cream bars displayed on the lid of the freezer, one of them is a "Vega" bar - named after producer Alan Noel Vega. See more »

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No animals were injured in the making of this movie. The cockroaches, Joey and Freddy, were adopted by producer Alan Noel Vega and are living a life of luxury! See more »

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Guttenberg - moving away from his typecasting...
25 March 2011 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

The most effective scenes in this film come when it focuses on a single character, such as James Duval's Jimmy, who is hallucinating from heroin withdrawals. Steve Guttenberg, who is only in about twenty minutes of the film, also delivers some convincing lines, moving away from his typecasting as the goofy guy. He's solid here, especially in the last ten minutes. The film stays away from blood and gore, opting instead for the psychological punch. What's most interesting is the things we don't see, like the outside world, which doesn't exist here. The film is entirely focused on a single store, shunning the outside world. It's like the director wants us to be confined, along with the cast, in a single room, so that we may also experience their terror and confusion.


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