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Carjacked (2011)

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A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber.



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Gary Burton


The divorced Lorraine Burton is an insecure woman that raises her seven year-old son Chad alone and without money. Her ex-husband Gary is a former military that went in court martial and presses Lorraine to take Chad for him. One day, Lorraine stops her car in a gas station after her therapy to buy frozen pizzas for Chad and her. When she returns, the bank robber Roy carjacks them and heads to Tijuana, Mexico with Lorraine and Chad. Along their journey, Lorraine tries to protect Chad from the psychopath Roy. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for language and violence | See all certifications »

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5 January 2012 (Kuwait)  »

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Maria Bello and Tim Griffin also star in NBC's Prime Suspect (2011). See more »


At the factory when Roy shoots a few bullets to Larraine sitting in the car, he smash the front window of that car but immediately after, when Lorraine is driving the car to Roy to kill him, the front window of the car is intact. See more »


Roy: Lorraine, you do me right, and I'll send you and your boy off with a smile and a fond farewell. You do me wrong, then you and little Chad here are fucked.
Lorraine Burton: Are you threatening my son now?
Roy: I'm threatening you and your son.
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Written by Robert Neary
Performed by Robert Neary
Courtesy of BMI music
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12 November 2011 | by (Pittsburgh) – See all my reviews

I like realistic dramas/thrillers; I like to imagine that the movies that I watch could really happen in real life. This movie was so far-fetched that I found myself yelling at the television due to the lead's stupidity. "Just call the police, lady!, Just call the damn police" Without going into detail, I got sick of the movie about 45 minutes into it... The characters were very weak, and the plot was horrible.

I could have written myself if someone had asked me...I really can't imagine why people can rate this movie higher than a two or three star...Highly NOT recommended.

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