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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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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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Box Office


$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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


When Adam smashes his TV with a baseball bat, the last image on Meechum's monitor goes blank, suggesting that there was a camera hidden in the TV. However, the image on the monitor shows Adam from behind as he smashes the TV. 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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Great movie if you're into shallow plot lines
17 August 2013 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

This movie is not gripping {Inception}. This movie will not keep you guessing {Now You See Me}. This movie is not Oldman/Ford material and why they took the job is beyond me. If you are 25 or younger it's a great date movie (because there's time to make out as the film drags in several spots). It doesn't twist and turn and the revelations are minimal and far from making the audience gasp. Four out of ten stars may be generous. Good-looking stars and block-busting legends does not a good movie make; much less a great movie. Though I would like to get hold of that ring-tone. Character development was sloppy and dialog was quite pedantic.

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