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Paranoia (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)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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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Obvious dummy when Kevin is knocked down by the jeep. 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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Performed by Empire of the Sun
Composed by Nick Littlemore (as Nicholas Littlemore), Peter Mayes,
Luke Steele, Jonathan Sloan, Steven Bach
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Chenfeld Ltd and Solola Ltd, Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd.
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Nothing to fuss about, too bad
18 November 2013 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

If you watch this movie because it has Gary Oldman or Harrison Ford, you won't be alone, but you may be in for a disappointment, I'm sorry to say. Firstly they don't have much screen time and the time they do have seems to have been filmed in a hurry with little effort put into it by anyone.

The main character is that of Liam Hemsworth, who plays Adam Cassidy; the best he has going for him is that he a good looking guy. I didn't find the character very convincing, unlike the part of his dad played by Richard Dreyfuss, but his lines might as well have been written on a napkin. What a waste of talent by writer and director here.

What you might like are the fancy cars and great settings as well as the secondary roles of Kevin and Allison, played respectively by Lucas Till and Angela Sarafyan. It's all so sad that a plot, especially the ending, could have been so much more, I could see the possibilities I did not see on screen.


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