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Copperhead (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  28 June 2013 (USA)
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An Upstate New York family is torn apart during the American Civil War.

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An Upstate New York family is torn apart during the American Civil War.

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Rated PG-13 for an unsettling sequence

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$55,593 (USA) (28 June 2013)

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$171,740 (USA) (9 August 2013)
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Jason Patric was originally cast as Abner Beech but was dismissed after several weeks of filming by director Ron Maxwell for "failing to take direction". He was replaced by Billy Campbell and the scenes he recorded re-shot. See more »

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Good acting but lacking appeal overall
23 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Copperhead offers an alternative to movies of late, which are inundated with CGI special affects and machine-gun pacing. It is a welcome departure from the current Hollywood format; however that alone does not make it as appealing as it could have been.

Copperhead's storyline development is more suited as a TV mini-series drama, with a strong emphasis on the dialog and drama–period. The acting alone does not save the film, despite the fact the script is exceptional well done and true to the period, as is expected from director Ron Maxwell. After an hour and a half of character development and setting the stage, the final thirty minutes of the movie leaves you wishing there was more to it. The movie ends as it started–relaxed and waiting for something more.

The acting and cinematography is worthy of note, but the screenplay-pacing is not enough to propel the film. A little extra effort and this could have been a classic film.


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