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Chained (I) (2012)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  18 July 2013 (South Korea)
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Bob, a cab-driving serial killer who stalks his prey on the city streets alongside his reluctant protégé Tim, who must make a life or death choice between following in Bob's footsteps or breaking free from his captor.

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Colin (as Alex Doerksen)
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This movie is about A cab driver called Bob (Vincent D'Onofrio) who picks up women and takes them to his house where he kills them. But on this one day he picks up a woman and her 9 year old son Tim. Bob then makes Tim live in the house with him all while he keeps killing women. Tim grows up there, watching, seeing all that happens. Bob wants to make him his protégé. Will Tim carry on the legacy? Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Rated R for disturbing and sadistic violent content including bloody killings and rape, and for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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While the length of time is never explicitly stated in the film, Rabbit has been held prisoner for 10 years by the end of the story. See more »

Goofs

When Bob freaks out in his garage after having flashbacks, you can see a male crew member wearing a baseball cap in the side mirror of the taxi. See more »

Quotes

Bob: There's only one real way out for you, to prove to me that I can trust you. There's only one way to do that.
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The credits play over sounds of Rabbit in the house. There is no music. See more »

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Beautifully Brutal, Unrelenting.
5 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jennifer Lynch has created something here that is nothing short of breath taking. From the tone and mood to the color and performances, this film is a must for any fan of dark reality. This film could happen.

Vincent D'Onfrio gives a brilliant performance as a serial killer with a chance to be a mentor to his captive. I loved this film, it is just so sad that Hollywood does not recognize films like this when awards come around. This film is honest, unrelenting and touching. This is how horror films should be made. Horror, not gore, not slasher. This film kept me glued to my seat on pins and needles wondering how everything was gonna play out. I was not let down. Jennifer, thank you so much.


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