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The Cold Light of Day (2012)

PG-13 | | Action, Thriller | 7 September 2012 (USA)
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After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.

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After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.

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Instinct is his greatest weapon.

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Action | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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7 September 2012 (USA)  »

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La fría luz del día  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$765,626 (Spain), 6 April 2012, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,831,588, 9 September 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,749,061, 30 September 2012

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,968,746, 31 August 2012
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2.35 : 1
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Despite prominent billing in the credits, Bruce Willis only has about 30 minutes of total screen time. See more »

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When Will (Henry Cavill) gets back on the boat in the Beginning of the movie to find no one is on the boat, he looks into a cubby with a mirror with his reflection. You see him for sure on the top right, before the switch, you see the camera person hands and wires 00:15:39-00:15:40. See more »

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Zahir: You know your father despite all the trouble he caused us... would've been proud of you
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Featured in Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) See more »

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Written by Porter Robinson, Richard Billis, and Sue Cho
Performed by Porter Robinson and Lazy Rich featuring Sue Cho
Courtesy of Big Fish Recordings
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23 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

I have to disagree with the bourne analogy.I just don't see it ,after watching the movie I felt it went in a bit of a different direction and I actually thought the movie was entertaining,and cavill seemed unaware for the most part what was going on.Was it a blockbuster,or huge like the bourne's ? No.But it had merit and I am I admit,a little into cavill,and think he is on the rise.the thing is though,is that they are doing a lot of movies along this same line.Still,all in all,though its not great,i wouldn't go so far to say that its not worth a watch.There may be a few mistakes and oddities in the show,but still it kept my attention to the end.the storyline seems to lack here and there,but I guess I still think it turns out to be a fairly good watch.


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