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The East (2013)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 28 June 2013 (UK)
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An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities changing dramatically after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.

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1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Tess
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Robert McCabe (as Wilbur T. Fitzgerald)
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Richard Cannon
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A successful operative for an elite private intelligence firm is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations. Written by Anonymous

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Spy on us, we'll spy on you.


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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence, some disturbing images, sexual content and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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28 June 2013 (UK)  »

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A Kelet  »

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Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$77,031 (USA) (31 May 2013)

Gross:

$2,268,296 (USA) (2 August 2013)
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The East was originally intended to be a sequel to A Civil Action, with John Travolta reprising his role as a now broke and emasciated Jan Schlichtmann. However, scheduling conflicts prevented the appearance when Travolta signed on to shoot Killing Season with Robert De Niro. The script was modified, and Ellen Page eventually signed on for the role. See more »

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Doc glues shut the cut on Sarah's arm without washing it out at all. See more »

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Izzy: It's easy when it's not your home; easy when it's not your life. The place where you sleep, your kids, your wife. But when it's your fault it shouldn't be so easy to sleep at night. Especially when we know where you live. Barry Redmond, CEO of Lorex Oil, 2641 River Rock Road, East Hampton. You dumped fifteen million barrels of crude into the Atlantic. We don't care how rich you are. We want all those who are guilty to experience the terror of their crimes, because it shouldn't be ...
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Featured in Maltin on Movies: After Earth (2013) See more »

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Divertimento No. 1
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Arranged by Sydney Dale
Courtesy of Opus 1 Music
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Corporate America versus the Anarchists: Is anyone right?
19 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just saw this movie courtesy of the San Jose Camera Cinema Club. This is a well-acted, thought-provoking movie that asks many questions about the balance between the excesses of corporate America and the excesses of violent anarchist groups fighting against them. (Think Weather Underground and the SLA.) The protagonist is a young woman working for a top private security company in the Washington DC beltway on behalf of those corporations. She's assigned to infiltrate an anarchist group called "The East" to prevent damage to her company's corporate clients. The ensuing exposition of the anarchist group's actions ("jams") makes for a very suspenseful and credible movie with many plot twists and turns including the ending of the movie, which is diffused with the credits. Nothing is as it seems, just like a good spy movie ought to be. So go see the movie and don't leave until the credits finish rolling.


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