A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini, who has kidnapped a rich woman and has buried ...
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Ray and his good friends grew up in their working class neighbourhood. Ray is a salesman but dreams of something more: he wants his own business, and wants to marry his childhood sweetheart... See full synopsis »
Prior to the Iranian revolution it was a place where people of all religions were allowed to flourish. This is the story of a prosperous Jewish family who abandon everything before they are consumed by the passions of revolutionaries.
A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini, who has kidnapped a rich woman and has buried her somewhere in Manhattan while demanding a ransom from her tycoon husband. Failure to pay the ransom within 24 hours will lead the kidnapper to abandoning the woman. Dylan Baker also appears as the fed that is assigned to the case.Written by
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During the first car chase immediately after the small red car pulls in front of Harry and Det. Foster the passenger-side door panel can be seen smashed in. This is before any contact between the two cars. See more »
Shut the hell up, Francis, or I won't tell anyone where you are, and that would SUCK for you.
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Filmed between torrential rainstorms on location in New York City See more »
Bring Me the Gun
Written by Shaij Ticotin & Premonanda Ram Johannes
Performed by Cross of Snow See more »
Oxygen: Hit and miss thriller
Starring Adrien Brody and Maura Tierney this little thriller has some good ideas but thoroughly fails to correctly utilize them.
It tells the story of a cop facing her demons while getting pulled into a case where a millionaires wife has been kidnapped and buried alive. The kidnappers are demanding cash for her location, but is everything as it seems?
Though I don't consider Brody a competent actor he is suitably evil here and plays the part well. Lead Tierney however is a passable actress with a real likeability fact, sadly she seems to be stuck with one single facial expression in every scene of every role she has ever taken. If I had to describe it I'd say the look of a woman who just witnessed her cat pee in her handbag 2 minutes before she's due to go out.
What lets the movie down the most is the weak sub-plot, it just simply isn't needed and takes the movie in directions it simply shouldn't have gone down. Due to this the actual plot feels watered down and not given 100% of the attention (Which it should have had).
Oxygen isn't terrible, it's just decent ideas in the hands of poor writers.
Cast are competent
Couple of good ideas
Sub-plot damages the film
Should have been longer
Things I Learnt From This Movie:
I don't like Adrien Brodys face
A cat may have peed in Maura Tierneys handbag
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