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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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Storyline

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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19 November 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los próximos tres días  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,046,333 (UK) (7 January 2011)

Gross:

£2,461,248 (UK) (21 January 2011)
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Trivia

The "bump key" technique used by Crowe does actually work as portrayed, on cylinder locks. See more »

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When the guard shows John the broken-off bump key that John had used, it isn't a bump key. On a bump key, all the "teeth" are the same height, the "teeth" on this one aren't. See more »

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Don't Make a Sound
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Excellent!
25 March 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the best films I have watched of late. Everything you would wish it to be. Very tense at times and keeps you on edge. Great acting from Russell Crowe and the story is very smart and gripping. Not as predictable as some films seem to be when using a similar storyline to this. Very entertaining all the way through from start to finish with no gaps which is always good for a film that exceeds 2 hours in duration. A very different performance from Crowe which we don't offer see, but be played it very well, and very powerful. Definitely a must watch. Don't wait around for this one, I would strive to watch it straight away for those that haven't done so yet.


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