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Brake (I) (2012)

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A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract information for their plot against the President of the United States.

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Molly Reins
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Ben Reynolds
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Trucker
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911 Operator
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News Anchor Jack Stern
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Training Agent Ahmadyar
Stephen J. Bridgewater ...
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What appears to be a random kidnapping becomes something more sinister when Secret Service Agent Jeremy Reins discovers he's being used as a pawn in a terrorist plot. Watching the clock tick down to an unknown catastrophe, Jeremy is forced by his captors to listen to the outside world on the brink of collapse, knowing that the only way to save the people he loves is to divulge a secret that he has sworn to protect. Written by Anonymous

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The only way out is to give in

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Rated R for mental torture/terror, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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$500,000 (estimated)

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$4,330 (USA) (23 March 2012)

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$4,330 (USA) (23 March 2012)
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The phone numbers that are used in this movie are not the traditional 555 numbers used by Hollywood. Actually, the number that Henry gives as his home number is for the Norfolk Baseball Academy in Virginia. See more »

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The White House postcard appears to be crooked and bent when Jeremy reads it for the second time, but it's in perfect condition when the box is filled up with liquid. See more »

Quotes

Jeremy Reins: Stop this! Please!
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Not a copy of Buried, but still...
16 February 2013 | by (Estonia) – See all my reviews

This distinguishable idea was used before and that is why the wow! effect is smaller; the backgrounds are different, but there are lots of similar features: mobile phone calls, hope vs. despair via events outside, new sudden twists, the fate of the leading character etc. However, Stephen Dorff is stronger and more versatile actor than Ryan Reynolds.

I have heard that many did not like the ending scenes - but I did not mind; in my opinion, it would have been more shallow if the pre-ending scenes had taken the form of the final solution. However, it remained unclear to me who was involved with whom etc.

A catchy thriller if you like movies with solo performances in a limited space.


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