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As Good as Dead (2010)

 -  Crime | Thriller  -  8 October 2010 (USA)
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Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies ... See full summary »

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Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them on a path toward a shocking twist. Written by AGAD

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Can you escape your past?

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Rated R for violence, language and some drug content | See all certifications »
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$1,494 (USA) (8 October 2010)

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$1,494 (USA) (8 October 2010)
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Revenge of the Fundies
3 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film keeps you guessing from the start. It never dwells too long on any point, so it never gets dull or tedious.

In general terms, it's a murder mystery in reverse that's a combination of horror and psycho-thriller.

In terms of acting and direction, nothing seems artificial or forced as tends to be the case whenever a little girl and a dog are involved. The director does an excellent job of blending the cute, mass appeal elements with the rest of the film so nothing becomes overly cutesy or fake.

Possibly the best part is that all the twists, even those that don't seem to make sense, end up making sense, including the title. It's a rare film that would work very well as a book.


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