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Circle (2015)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 16 October 2015 (USA)
Held captive and faced with their imminent executions, fifty strangers are forced to choose the one person among them who deserves to live.
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Beth
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The Young Girl
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Woman #4
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The Oldest Man
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Young Man
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Guy (as Cameron Connerty)
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The College Guy
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Bruce
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The Hispanic Man
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Older Woman #2
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In a massive, mysterious chamber, fifty strangers awaken to find themselves trapped with no memory of how they got there. Every two minutes, one of them must die... Executed by an electrical pulse generated from a source within the chamber. At first the attacks seem random, but, soon the strangers realize that they, as a group, have the power to decide who will be the next to be killed: by the power of the vote. Mob mentality at its finest hour. A chance to control the machine. How will they choose who deserves to die? What happens when there's only one person left? "Circle" is a film about humanity. How we value one another and how people react when they are forced to make decisions under the worst possible circumstances. It's a film that speaks to the very core of what makes us human - Who we are, what we believe and ultimately, the lengths we will go to in which to save ourselves.

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Fifty strangers held captive are forced to choose one person among them to survive execution.


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Writers/Directors, Aaron Hann and Mario Miscione, previously worked together on the award winning web series The Vault (2011). A few of the actors from the series can also be seen in Circle. See more »

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I found it flat
16 October 2015 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

It holds you, pulls you into it and has you rooting for people.

The problem was simple, to be honest. The ending was so flaccid, based on the build up, it leaves you thinking "Come on.."

I was surprised , based on how the film ended, at the level of acting in this movie.That was the shining point when you factor in the ending or the lack of context and content. It was nice to see "Rita" after her demise in Dexter, finding a roll and playing it well :)

If it had a bit more context, content or a bit more story, I think it would have been a terrific movie. Instead it went down the pseudo- cerebral path and fell on it's face. I Would not recommend this to anyone unless it was a .99 rental at a red-box simply because it is missing the delivery that comes after the build up


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