Ticking Clock (2011)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  5 January 2011 (Sweden)
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A reporter stumbles upon the journal of a murderer replete with plans to butcher specific people, and investigates on his own, finding that every trail leads to a 9-year-old orphan living in a group home.



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Credited cast:
Lewis Hicks
Detective Becker
Detective Gordon
Gina Hicks
Adrianne Frost ...
Vicki Ihrling
Edrick Browne ...
Detective Maddox
Felicia Carson
Kayla Pierce
Zoo Guard
Shelly (as Angelena Swords Brocato)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rookie Cop


Lewis Hicks (Cuba Gooding Jr.) is a reporter and journalist specializing in writing about the crime of murder. Instead of writing his next story, Lewis becomes the story when his new girlfriend is sadistically murdered, and he is the only suspect. Lewis investigates the murder himself and finds the killer's journal with his past victims and a death list of his future prey. Lewis believes that he is the only person who can stop the killer before time runs out for his next victim. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

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Rated R for bloody violence, grisly images and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 January 2011 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Al límite  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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James' mother is murdered in 1999 when he was a baby, fast forward to 2011, 12 years later and James is said to be 9 years old. See more »


Keene: I'm sorry I'm not what you thought the future would look like...
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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Could have, should have, would have
16 February 2011 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I so wanted this to be an enjoyable movie with Cuba Gooding Jr.

Not the case.

Although occasionally believable, on a whole the acting was way beyond par. The storyline, although showing some potential, was far from well executed.

I'm sure this made for a good movie if you'd just skimmed through the script. And with a lot more effort, I'm sure this could have been an excellent movie. But as it stands, disappointing performances across the board.

Don't waste your time, this movie deserves it straight-to-DVD status.

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