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Whisper (2007)

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Sinister things begin happening to kidnappers who are holding a young boy for ransom in a remote cabin.

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Stewart Hendler
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Shirley ... Nanny
Blake Woodruff ... David
Michael Rooker ... Sidney
Josh Holloway ... Max
Sarah Wayne Callies ... Roxanne
Julian Christopher ... Mr. Harper
Teryl Rothery ... Ms. Sandborn
Rod Boss Rod Boss ... Magician
Roman Sodermans Roman Sodermans ... Excited Boy At Party
Trevor Woodruff Trevor Woodruff ... Quiet Boy At Party
Tara Wilson ... Chloe
Brad Sihvon Brad Sihvon ... Tow Truck Driver
Joel Edgerton ... Vince
John Kapelos ... Whitley
Dulé Hill ... Miles
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Storyline

When the eight-year-old son, David, of a wealthy New England socialite is abducted, his kidnapper Max Harper and his seedy associates assume it will be a routine kidnapping in exchange for a large ransom. Unknown to the kidnappers, the shy and reserved David actually has a hidden agenda of his own, and a mysterious way of tapping into the minds of others. Soon, Max will wish that he had never kidnapped David, much less even heard of him. Written by Icedberry

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Das Omen war gestern... (The Omen was yesterday...) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and terror | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 2007 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Hellion See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,285,197
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Belgian Director Erik Van Looy dropped out of this film after only a couple of weeks. See more »

Goofs

After chasing off the wolf by firing his gun, Vince (Joel Edgerton) says, "God bless the fifth amendment." The United States Constitution's fifth amendment protects against self-incrimination and requires due process be afforded. He probably meant the second amendment, which protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms. See more »

Quotes

David Sandborn: So, what do you guys want to do know? I could really go for that ice cream.
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Crazy Credits

(opening quote) And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light. - II CORINTHIANS 11:14 See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Making of 'Whisper' (2007) See more »

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MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS
Written by David Nichtern
Performed by Sarah Wayne Callies
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25 April 2007 | by Tampon_FairySee all my reviews

In the dead of winter, the kidnapping of a young boy results in fatal consequences in the supernatural thriller Whisper.

All Max Truemont (Josh Holloway, star of TV's smash hit Lost) wants is a chance to make a fresh start with his fiancée Roxanne...but a bank loan is not easy to get when you're a felon who's previously been convicted of manslaughter.

Max's last resort--and only remaining choice--is to team up with two shady associates hired by an absent mastermind to kidnap the son of one of the richest women in the state. After Max abducts the eight-year-old, he joins Roxanne and the fellow conspirators on an eerie, unsettling drive to their secluded winter hideout, an abandoned summer camp.

As they await ransom instructions, the group begins to turn on each other as past suspicions, betrayals and secrets inexplicably come into play. When the escalating events take a horrific turn, it soon becomes apparent to Max that the child may not be the innocent he first appeared to be.


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