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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)  »

Also Known As:

La fría luz del día  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$3,749,061 (USA) (30 September 2012)
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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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Will and his dad Martin drive to an apartment to get a gun, they park the car that looks like a Seat MPV or something with 7075 GXF on the license plate. They get out and drive the same car away, but when they arrive to meet Jean Carrack, the car is an Audi SUV with 1892 GXA on the plate. See more »

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Will: Agent? How about terrorist?
Zahir: Terrorist? My wife and son met a terrorist once in a café in Bazzra, in an instant they and fifteen others were turned to ash in a resulting blast
[shows a cutting of a terrorist bombing]
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Featured in Projector: The Cold Light of Day (2012) See more »

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Plaza De Madrid
Written and Performed by Ed Hartman
Courtesy of HD Music Now
By arrangement with Syncalicious Music
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Don't bother.... it's a waste of time.
9 April 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If you've seen the Bourne Trilogy, and then you go and see this - you're going to be severely disappointed. It's like a poor man's version! This film tries to be everything that the Bourne series was - but fails spectacularly. Every element of this film that comes together to make the whole - is worthy of criticism. The storyline is amateurish. When you get to the end of the film, you recollect what you've just seen and think to yourself - man there were so many far fetched scenes and wholly unnecessary ones - but then again, if plot didn't contain them, there'd be no film! I'm sorry to be so vague, but this film was put together like a recipe. The writer must have asked himself - what do I need to put into an action/thriller to make it worthy of that genre? Got all the elements together, and mashed them together hastily to produce this utter waste of time. You're left devoid of any satisfaction by the time you reach the end. Just don't watch it and save yourself some money. Rent it on DVD, you'll thank me later.


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