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Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for twenty years without reason.

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An advertising executive is kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement. When he is inexplicably released, he embarks on an obsessive mission to discover who orchestrated his punishment, only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment. Written by FilmDistrict

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Ask not why you were imprisoned. Ask why you were set free.


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Rated R for strong brutal violence, disturbing images, some graphic sexuality and nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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The hallway fight scene was done in one take, but it was edited for the final cut. See more »

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When reviewing the Evergreen Academy letters, the daughter's last name is spelled incorrectly - Amanda Price instead of Amanda Pryce. See more »

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Adrian: Heaven make me free of it. The rest is silence.
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References The Invisible Man (1933) See more »

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Written and performed by Bruce Hornsby
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Unnecessary Remake
27 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Even though i went in to the movie pretending i was watching an entirely original movie, this remake was awful. The plot was ALMOST the same but he changed things that shouldn't have changed but kept small things exactly the same. The ending was a "fairy tale" type ending to please the audience. SHarlto i usually love his acting but in this movie he was almost like a cartoon character villain. Lee also overemphasizes the blood and gore. The fight scenes almost look all way too choreographed. Overall the plot changed made the movie less believable for me and ending definitely was a way of "satisfying" the audience.


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