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Paranoia (I) (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  16 August 2013 (USA)
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An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.



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The high stakes thriller Paranoia takes us deep behind the scenes of global success to a deadly world of greed and deception. The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world (Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman) are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar (Liam Hemsworth), seduced by unlimited wealth and power falls between them, and becomes trapped in the middle of the twists and turns of their life-and-death game of corporate espionage. By the time he realizes his life is in danger, he is in far too deep and knows far too much for them to let him walk away. Written by Relativity Media

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In a war between kings even a pawn can change the game


Drama | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 August 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Paranoja  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,528,376 (USA) (16 August 2013)


$7,376,027 (USA) (27 September 2013)

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[first lines]
Adam Cassidy: I'm not going to make excuses, I asked for this. All of it. And I did it to become someone else. And I wanted more.
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Performed by Zedd Feat. Miriam Bryant
Composed by Zedd, Miriam Bryant & Victor Radstrom
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Miriam Bryant appears courtesy of Stereoscope Music Scandinavia
Courtesy of Interscope Records
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Kinda boring
24 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With a title like "Paranoia," I expected suspicion, suspense, maybe even a cool chase scene, but this movie not only lacks the characteristics its title suggests, but is really devoid of any depth. It seems to be a vehicle to see Liam Hemsworth shirtless as much as possible, as well as in some gorgeous suits.

Amid a lot of techie razzle-dazzle, the plot is rather thin and predictable and there is absolutely NO character development, except a small amount for Richard Dreyfuss, who seems to be the most interesting character in the movie. It was nice to see him in this role.

Harrison Ford doesn't look good with a shaved head. Reminded me of Mr. Magoo without the glasses.

Not a bad movie, but certainly not a thriller and definitely forgettable

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