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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

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

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$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 »

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When Emma is seen shutting off the shower water the morning after spending the night with Adam at her apartment, she clearly has red nail polish on. The night before, presumably right before they go to bed for the evening, she has no polish on at all. See more »

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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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The Hurry and the Harm
Performed by City and Colour
Composed by Dallas John Green
Published by Keep It Together Inc, admin by
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Licensed courtesy of Dine Alone Records
By arrangement with District Music, LLC
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A lot of potential not really developed in this sloppy film about two rival tech corporations
1 January 2014 | by (Colombia) – See all my reviews

A thriller about the dark world of tech business giants, with big shot start like Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford, what could go wrong, right? Well, with this movie, almost everything did. It's slow, boring, repetitive and overall just disappointing.

Adam (Liam Hensworth) is a programmer (I think, because character development apparently wasn't a priority in this movie) who gets stuck in the middle of a feud between two tech giants, Wyatt and Goddard, played by Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford. And that's about as deep as the story goes. There's some background as to the rivalry between Wyatt and Goddard and a hard-to-believe love story between Adam and one of Goddard's executives, but overall, the film feels like an unfinished job, with a lot of potential, but no real charm to it.

I've got to accept the movie has some good things worth mentioning. Gary Oldman is great, as expected, in his limited screen time, and the final scenes are actually pretty good, but all in all this was not a good movie, and I would not recommend it.


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