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The Frozen Ground (2013)

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An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.

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Alaska Trooper Jack Holcombe believes Robert Hansen is a serial killer who abducts young girls, tortures and sexually assaults them, then kills them. But Holcombe doesn't have enough evidence to get a search warrant for Hansen's premises. Holcombe knows that one victim, Cyndy Paulsen, somehow survived, so he decides to seek her help, but he finds that she's now a junkie with trust issues. Holcombe has to earn her trust; meanwhile, Hansen is still hunting and killing girls. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Rated R for violent content, sexuality/nudity, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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11 July 2013 (Netherlands)  »

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Robert Hansen died August 21, 2014, at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage. He was 75. See more »

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When Holcombe and Von Clausen are doing surveillance on Hansen, the side windows of their car are coated in ice too thick to see through. In the next sequence, they pursue Hansen with crystal clear windows. See more »

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D.A. Pat Clives: We'll look these over, get back to you in a few days.
Jack Halcombe: You know, he stalks them like his next trophy animal, he rapes them and kills them. He is probably doing it right now. We don't have a few days!
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The end credits begin with pictures and information about Hansen's known victims See more »

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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.135 (2012) See more »

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Fates May Lie
Written by Josh Weekley & Steve Benton
Performed by Snatch Magnet
Published by Burnmore Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of A&R Select
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A quiet tense serial killer movie
6 November 2013 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

'Frozen Ground' undeniably has promising storyline because of it's based on true story factor. It makes audience (who doesn't know the tragedy) curious of what happens next although from the start we already know who's the killer. Scott Parker as director has succeeded to pack this low-budget movie into something's still enjoyable to watch. Also some familiar actors seems helpful to lift this movie. Cage and Cusack act convincingly as a cop and a calm mental disorder killer. Unfortunately, 'Frozen Ground' feels repeatable from other serial killer movie that could bored fans of this kind of genre. Overall, 'Frozen Ground' is a satisfying movie and above average of crime thriller. The recognizable cast somehow increases tense in this movie. I think it's too good for DVD's direct though.


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