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Edge of Darkness (2010)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  29 January 2010 (USA)
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As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the death of his activist daughter, he uncovers not only her secret life, but a corporate cover-up and government collusion that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.

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Thomas Craven is a detective who has spent years working the streets of Boston. When his own daughter is killed outside his own home, Craven soon realizes that her death is only one piece of an intriguing puzzle filled with corruption and conspiracy, and it falls to him to discover who is behind the crime. Written by alfiehitchie

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Rated R for strong bloody violence and language | See all certifications »

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$80,000,000 (estimated)

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£1,172,927 (UK) (29 January 2010)

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$43,290,977 (USA) (2 April 2010)
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Mel Gibson's first lead role since Signs (2002). See more »

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In one scene, Bennett has cleared off entire shelves of pill vials. In the next shot, a few vials are in the back corners of the shelves. See more »

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Thomas Craven: Fasten your fuckin' seatbelt!
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Say My Name
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Performed by Oksana Grigorieva
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Published by Pink Dolphin Songs (BMI)
Muse Icon Publishing, Inc. (BMI) Administered by Cherry River
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Welcome Back Mel!
31 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is Mel Gibson's first movie since 2002 Signs. He returns to form in this movie and that's why I rated this barely adequate movie so high. I only saw this because I loved every single Gibson movie with the exception of Signs. I saw this to see Gibson return to glory.

After watching his 24-year-old daughter die from the hands of a company she worked at, Thomas Craven decides to go for revenge. The plot happened before therefore the movie is predictable. I could have told you the plot without watching the movie.

But the high point of the film is the acting. It doesn't seem if Mel Gibson lost a touch from his brilliant acting from the 90's. I liked Ray Winstone somewhat. He just has an annoying voice.

Overall, this is a decent cop thriller. I seen these kind of movies before so I wasn't thoroughly impressed. But, I'm glad that Gibson shines. I rate this film 7/10.


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