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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 »

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(at around 46 mins) The telephone booth and the restaurant where Amy makes her call are distinctively American in spite of the characters being in Belgium. See more »

Quotes

Ben Logan: [about Amy's foosball friend] Who was that?
Amy Logan: Nabil. He's helping me.
Ben Logan: Yeah. Helping you with what?
Amy Logan: 'Without voices.' It's my next photo essay. You know, people make a life here because we screwed up whatever country they're from.
Ben Logan: Don't get caught up in other people's problems.
Amy Logan: Boy, what a world this would be if everyone thought like you.
Ben Logan: And you shouldn't be hanging out there.
Amy Logan: Yeah, and you should show up when you say you will.
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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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