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The Victim (2011)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  9 April 2011 (USA)
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A man lives alone in a remote cabin and is surprised by his visitors.

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Christy Gonzales
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Annie's (Jennifer Blanc) life is in jeopardy after she's witnessed the horrific rape and murder of her closest friend. Fleeing from two attackers (Ryan Honey, Denny Kirkwood) she stumbles across kyle (Michael Biehn), a recluse living in the middle of the woods. Kyle finds the stillness of the woods comforting. The ruggedly handsome loner stays far from civilization - that is - until a single knock on his door throws his solitary life into chaos. Two worlds collide in this psychological thriller that will make you question your trust in mankind. Written by Production Staff

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murder | recluse | loner | cabin | death | See All (37) »

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Rated R for strong violent and sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Michael Biehn had just three weeks to write the script and do pre-production. See more »

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James Harrison: I was beginning to think he didn't have the balls.
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Sydney Spratte in the make up and wardrobe dept. is Michael Biehn and Jennifer Blanc s niece See more »

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References Grindhouse (2007) See more »

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I Will Rise
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Performed by Amy Jean Davis
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Interesting little grindhouse thriller which would appeal more to people with an acquired taste.
25 February 2014 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

The decision to watch THE VICTIM was really tough at first having read all the negative reviews about it. Eventually I did see it and yet it isn't that bad. Sure it won't redefine it's genre but the film was entertaining, it had a decent plot and the acting was fair all around. The film is really for people with an acquired taste.

Honestly, the only way I could recommend this film is to see it and decide if you like it or not for yourself. I also recommend you not take it very seriously.

Overall, THE VICTIM isn't really that bad, granted it's not perfect but it will mostly appeal to people with an acquired taste. Also, if you don't take it very seriously it is rather entertaining.


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