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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Morgan (as William Peltz)
Tom Lungren
Nora Summers
Richard McAllister


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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman previously appeared together in Air Force One (1997). See more »


Obvious dummy when Kevin is knocked down by the jeep. See more »


[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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Push Play
Performed by Zedd Feat. Miriam Bryant
Composed by Zedd, Miriam Bryant & Victor Radstrom
(Zedd Music Empire/ASCAP. Telescope Music Publishing/STIM)
Miriam Bryant appears courtesy of Stereoscope Music Scandinavia
Courtesy of Interscope Records
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Entertaining, not as bad as many people claim
8 December 2013 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

This corporate techno thriller is entertaining, nothing spectacular, of course, but nowhere near as bad as many people claim. Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford are the ruthless CEOs of rival cell phones companies. Liam Hemsworth is a young hotshot that works for Oldman's company, but he is fired after a lousy presentation. After spending thousands of dollars of the company's credit card in a nightclub, he is blackmailed by Oldman into getting hired into Ford's company in order to steal the blueprints for their new cell phone. Many more things will happen, including Hemsworth romantic involvement with one of Ford's company marketing head (played by the beautiful Amber Heard). It's good trash, not very believable, but a good time filler, an ideal date movie. There are far worse ways to waste your time.

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