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Don't Say a Word (2001)

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When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret...

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Storyline

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. Written by Anna <dimenxia@yahoo.com>

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You want what they want, don't you... I'll never tell... any of you. See more »


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Rated R for violence, including some gruesome images, and language | See all certifications »

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28 September 2001 (USA)  »

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Ni una palabra  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,090,474, 30 September 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$55,001,642

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$100,020,092
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In a tragic coincidence, two of the film's main actresses later died at a very young age. Brittany Murphy (Elisabeth) passed away from pneumonia coupled with anemia and drug intoxication in 2009 at age 32 and Skye McCole Bartusiak (Jessie) suffered an accidental drug overdose at age 21 in 2014. See more »

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While Cassidy is showing the girl into the morgue to identify Sara, you can briefly see the wireless mic transmitter under one of the women's denim jacket. See more »

Quotes

[Detective Cassidy tries to get Dr. Sax to tell her about the scheme]
Detective Cassidy: Why don't you quit wasting my fucking time and tell me who's "we"?
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Featured in Don't Say a Word: You Are There (2002) See more »

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Dream a Little, Dream of Me
Written by Fabian Andre, Gus Kahn and Wilbur Schwandt
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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good thriller
11 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie provides in the thrills department. It stars Michael Douglas in the lead role (and he IS well cast) as a psychiatrist whose daughter is kidnapped by a bunch of men who want him to extract a six-digit number from a mentally disturbed young lady. Both parties then proceed to match wits en route to a great climax towards the end of the movie.

This was based on the book by the same name. The book was quite good, too. I rank this movie as your typical thriller with good twists.

*** out of ****


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