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Pawn (I) (2013)

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A petty robbery spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that's a front for the mob.

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An all-night diner. A cop walks in on a robbery in progress. But what happens next - and what happened just before - will change everything you think you know. The building is now surrounded. There are restless fingers on every trigger. And one very intense hostage situation is about to take some extremely shocking twists. Written by Anchor Bay Entertainment

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Rated R for violence, language and brief drug content | See all certifications »

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$2,137 (USA) (19 April 2013)

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$2,137 (USA) (19 April 2013)
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Pretty good
10 May 2013 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

This movie is evidence that you don't need a large budget or a ton of action to keep an audience interested. I thought this movie was captivating from beginning to end. It isn't a perfect movie - there is a little bit too much coincidence in the story that prevents the audience from completely swallowing the story smoothly, and the end seems a little unfinished in some details. But other than that, the movie is very well done. It's a little strange to hear Michael Chiklis speak with a British accent, but he manages to sell his character. In fact, all the actors do a good job. While low budget, the movie looks slick and professional in every shot. The real star of the movie is the script, which has a lot of twists and turns, enough that I could not see where the movie was heading. If you like independent cinema, this is one example that is very pleasing to watch.


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