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Erased (2012)

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An ex-CIA agent and his estranged daughter are forced on the run when his employers erase all records of his existence, and mark them both for termination as part of a wide-reaching international conspiracy.

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Amy Logan
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Anna Brandt
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James Halgate
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Maitland
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Derek Kohler
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Marty Braymer
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Floyd
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Walter
Ronnie Commissaris ...
Karl Van Doorn
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Debbie Wong ...
Mei Ling
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Dick Rhodes
Katelijne Verbeke ...
Sophie Pieters
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The expatriate and widower Ben Logan has moved from New York to Anrwep with his estranged teenage daughter Amy Logan to work for the technology corporation Halgate Group. When he breaks a sophisticated security code from a device, he notes that its patent has no record in Halgate and he calls the attention of his boss Derek Kohler. Ben meets Amy and they do not go home; later Ben goes with Amy to his office and they find it completely empty. Further, all the records of his phone calls, e-mails, payslip and bank account have vanished. Out of the blue, a coworker abducts Ben and Amy in the bank but Ben kills him in self-defense. Ben finds a key from a locker in the Central Station and he finds photos of his daughter, himself and his coworkers. His further investigation shows that all the workers are dead in the morgue except Derek Kohler. Soon Ben discovers a huge conspiracy of Halgate Group relative to illegal arms sales to Africa with the involvement of rogue CIA agents. But Ben is in... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Be careful who you work for. See more »

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Action | Thriller

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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26 September 2012 (Belgium)  »

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Erased  »

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€12,000,000 (estimated)
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Georgie Henley auditioned for the role of Amy. See more »

Goofs

When Ben is making the briefcase bomb he checks to make sure that the switch activates when you open the briefcase, but the way the switch is made it would activate upon opening or closing the briefcase which would have killed him when he closed it after putting it together but, the explosive that he "makes" will not detonate due to a spark gap it takes heat and pressure from a blasting cap to due so. See more »

Quotes

Amy Logan: Why are you going through my stuff?
Ben Logan: When I was a kid, and that was a hundred years ago and you'll never be my age, but we actually got the report card and took it home to my parents so they could see it.
Amy Logan: Mom never went through my stuff.
Ben Logan: Well, I mean, I'm not Mom.
Amy Logan: Yeah, no shit.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.144 (2013) See more »

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solid action thriller
27 September 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am a big fan of this genre, a genre that has been almost soaked of its originality, like most thriller i have watched, it didn't surpass the Bourne series but it was a series of clichés that was more comforting than worrying, Aaron Eckhart gives a very good performance as the lead character Ben Logan.

Liana Liberato gives a genuinely good performance as Eckharts estranged daughter Amy, who has been persuaded by Logan to leave her grandfathers custody in America in order to move to Belgium, to be with him.

The film starts off quite slow, but when the credits ran i was very happy with what i had witnessed, a good addition to the thriller genre.


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