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Trespass (2011)

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As they're held for ransom, a husband and wife's predicament grows more dire amid the discovery of betrayal and deception.

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Kyle and Sarah Miller have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip (he brokers diamonds) and their teen daughter Avery is sneaking out to a party, when four thugs in security uniforms and ski masks stage a home invasion. They want what's in the safe: cash and diamonds. Kyle stalls them, trying to negotiate for Sarah's freedom. Over the next few hours, the back stories of the four robbers (two brothers, a girlfriend, and the representative of a local drug kingpin) as well as the fault lines in Kyle and Sarah's marriage come into play. Is there room here for heroism? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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When terror is at your door, you can run, or you can fight.

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Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and terror, pervasive language and some brief drug use | See all certifications »

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21 October 2011 (Bulgaria)  »

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Anatomia strachu  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,816 (USA) (14 October 2011)

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$16,816 (USA) (14 October 2011)
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This film marks the second time Nicolas Cage & Ben Mendelsohn have worked together. They both appear in Knowing as well. See more »

Goofs

Suxamethonium IS a paralytic agent, but it has no anaesthetic or analgesic properties. The paralysis from 'sux' is so profound that respiratory muscles are paralysed - so anyone dosed is likely to die from asphyxiation. In addition, the half life of sux is pretty short - just a few minutes in normal subjects. So in summary, a character given the sux would be paralysed for a few minutes - completely aware of anything done to them, and possibly die from asphyxiation. See more »

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Kyle Miller: I don't understand why we can't continue construction.
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Featured in Trespass: Inside the Thriller (2011) See more »

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Hoody
Written by Joleen Belle, Jaden Michaels and Jack D. Elliot
Performed by Joleen Belle
Published by Wild Pink Music/JoBelle Music/J Ad3nmichaels (ASCAP) and Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc. OBO G Tank Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of the Royalty Network, Inc. and Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc.
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Fairly paint by numbers - but not half what people say of it!
3 November 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As is usually the case when a movie gets bad press, I felt compelled to see it for myself. As a fan of Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman, I was also interested to see just how terrible they were.

In actual fact I think the critics have been a little cruel. As other reviewers have commented, this is no groundbreaking piece of work; it's a home invasion story and highlights the lengths people will go to for money (see Panic Room for more details....!). Yes there is a lot of screaming from Nicole and a lot of people saying "run" and no one runs anywhere, but to be fair if I was in their position, I would likely be in a corner papping myself with fear.

It seems that they follow a similar formula to Panic Room, in that the burglars are pretty brutal and one or two of them seem slightly unhinged, but this is clearly a device used to work up tension as they become more panicked and more unpredictable. In a sense I liked this element, which showed something more of the invaders' humanity; their fears and failings.

All in all this is not an amazing film, but nor is it that terrible. It also isn't half as violent as people make out - there is a fair amount of threat but I have seen a lot worse and I am not a fan of violent movies. So 6/10 seems a fair score, although personally I quite enjoyed it - it was easy enough to watch and I was interested enough to keep watching to the end. But maybe that's just me.


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