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A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.

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Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out. So he does a lot of research to find a way. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,046,333 (UK) (7 January 2011)

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£2,461,248 (UK) (21 January 2011)
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The "bump key" technique used by Crowe does actually work as portrayed, on cylinder locks. See more »

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Allegheny County Jail is inexplicably, erroneously described as "the largest jail in the world". In reality it only houses approximately 2,000 inmates. By comparison, The Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles is the world's largest known jail facility. It has 1.2 million square feet and houses almost 4,500 inmates. See more »

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Surprisingly good movie.
9 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a surprisingly good movie, not the usual Hollywood formula potboiler. The movie has an interesting story, strong acting and excellent cinematography. Perhaps the plot is somewhat far-fetched but so what? It's a movie. The best part of this movie are not the stars but the supporting cast. Most impressive was the performance by Lennie James who definitely deserves formal recognition for his work in this movie. So strong is his performance that I this movie could easily be retitled "The Pursuit" without misleading the audience. Both Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks give strong performances and Brian Dennehy once again proves how great he is as an actor. At times the story does stretch the boundaries of plausibility but never to the point that the story is rendered ridiculous. In this movie there are no bad guys. Rather it dramatizes a justice system that at times may not get it right and how frustration and indignation can lead one to commit acts of desperation.


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