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Unknown (2006)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 3 November 2006 (Japan)
Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.

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Simon Brand

Writer:

Matthew Waynee

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Caviezel ... Jean Jacket
Greg Kinnear ... Broken Nose
Bridget Moynahan ... Eliza Coles
Joe Pantoliano ... Bound Man
Barry Pepper ... Rancher Shirt
Jeremy Sisto ... Handcuffed Man
Peter Stormare ... Snakeskin Boots
Chris Mulkey ... Detective James Curtis
Clayne Crawford ... Detective Anderson
Kevin Chapman ... Detective McGahey
Mark Boone Junior ... Bearded Man
Wilmer Calderon ... Detective Molina
David Selby ... Police Captain Parker
Adam Rodriguez ... County Doctor
Jeff Daniel Phillips ... Iron Cross (as Jeffrey Daniel Phillips)
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Storyline

Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Kidnapper. Victim. Which are you? See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Russia]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

5 нeизвестных See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,746, 5 November 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$144,397
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Both Jim Caviezel and Jeremy Sisto have portrayed the role of Jesus Christ on film: Caviezel in The Passion of the Christ (2004) and Sisto in Jesus (1999). The two also starred together in Angel Eyes (2001). In addition, Peter Stormare played Satan in Constantine (2005). See more »

Goofs

(at around 4 mins) When Jean Jacket bangs on the barred window at the very beginning, the wall very visibly shakes and bulges outwards, revealing it to be improperly anchored drywall at best. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jean Jacket: Who are you? Who the fuck are you?
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Soundtracks

La Moneda Esta En El Aire
Words and Music by Luis Gerardo Nino
Edimusica Ltda c/o Sunflower Music Inc. (ASCAP)
Performed by Rugido Norteño
Courtesy of Discos Fuentes/Miami Records c/o Sunflower Entertainment Co., Inc.
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unknown and unexpected
6 November 2006 | by misaacmomSee all my reviews

I usually am disappointed in psychological thrillers - typically the twist at the end never lives up to the hype. It was a wonderful surprise that this one failed to let me down at the end. Although the film is slow at times, there are numerous twists and turns so you don't have to wait until the end for all of the excitement.

Unknown is a great movie that keeps the viewer trying to stay one step ahead through the collective confusion. Caviezel and Peppers gave strong and engaging performances. Kinnear skillfully draws both dislike and sympathy. Stormare is a great character actor and perfectly cast for the role.

I agree with other viewers the lighting was dim and depressing but I would give a good guess that this was intentional. Certainly the movie would not have "felt" the same otherwise.


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