4.9/10
302
10 user 8 critic

The Insurgents (2006)

Trailer
1:50 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

Set in a post-9/11 America, four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S. Highlighting the days leading up to the event.

Director:

Scott Dacko

Writer:

Scott Dacko
Reviews
3 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Sisters (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Based on Anton Chekov's "The Three Sisters" about siblings living in a college town who struggle with the death of their father and try to reconcile relationships in their own lives.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Maria Bello, Erika Christensen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Leopold De Angeli is a talented playwright, but like many scribes he fancies the drink a little too much. In the hopes of saving Leopold's life, his theater friends come together to stage an intervention for him.

Director: Peter Masterson
Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Alexandra Eitel, Thomas Flanagan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

After their parents' untimely death in a car accident, Penny struggles to take care of her younger sister Mary, who suffers from an incurable disease. A precocious former poet, Penny has ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Miner
Stars: Mary Stuart Masterson, Jena Malone, Karl Geary
Leo (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A recently-released prisoner and a troubled young boy share a pen-pal relationship, both connected by their past.

Director: Mehdi Norowzian
Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Elisabeth Shue, Sam Shepard
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The bar in an old Pennsylvania steel town, housed with many of life's losers and disillusioned men, is the main setting for this slice-of-life film. Michael Madsen is the bar owner, who is ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Stagliano
Stars: Jeremy Davies, Virginia Madsen, Luke Perry
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A young girl agrees to work in a center for girls who can't stay with their parents. She gets wrapped up in the plights of several of the girls, and tries to help them, but only gets herself into trouble with her parents and supervisor.

Director: Connie Kaiserman
Stars: James Earl Jones, Geraldine Page, Mary Stuart Masterson
Dogtown (1997)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like ... See full summary »

Director: George Hickenlooper
Stars: Rory Cochrane, David Shackelford, Trevor St. John
As You Are (2016)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Set in the early 1990's, "As You Are" is the telling and retelling of a relationship between three teenagers as it traces the course of their friendship through a construction of disparate memories prompted by a police investigation.

Director: Miles Joris-Peyrafitte
Stars: Owen Campbell, Charlie Heaton, Amandla Stenberg
Black and Blue (TV Movie 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

After a woman's husband beats and abuses her, she and her son join the witness protection program and move away secretly.

Director: Paul Shapiro
Stars: Mary Stuart Masterson, Anthony LaPaglia, Will Rothhaar
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with... See full summary »

Director: Mel Smith
Stars: Brian Benben, Mary Stuart Masterson, Ned Beatty
Mercy (2009–2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Three nurses deal with patients and personal issues at Mercy Hospital.

Stars: Taylor Schilling, Michelle Trachtenberg, Jaime Lee Kirchner
West of Here (2002)
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Finding his only escape in music, Gil Blackwell (Broken English's Josh Hamilton) decides to leave his monotonous business life in Boston when his cousin dies in a car accident. Gil ignores ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Masterson
Stars: Norbert Leo Butz, Josh Hamilton, Guillermo Díaz
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
John Shea ... Robert
Mary Stuart Masterson ... Director
Henry Simmons ... Marcus
Juliette Marquis ... Hana
Michael Mosley ... James
Scott Dacko ... Skeptic
Chris Sorensen Chris Sorensen ... Undercover Yuppie #1
Jesse Steccato ... Undercover Agent
Anne Hardick Anne Hardick ... Anne with an E
Justin Daniel Elliot Justin Daniel Elliot ... Bartender
Edit

Storyline

The Insurgents, a political thriller in the vein of Arlington Road and The Spy Who Came in From The Cold, questions about our views on terrorism by exploring what drives people to do appalling acts. The film depicts four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S. Highlighting the days leading up to the event, The Insurgents is more about the motivations of the people involved than the act itself. Written by Patrick Henry

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

No Country. No Border. No Turning Back.

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 2007 (USA) See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The water delivery truck featured in the film was purchased for $1. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

come on it's obvious
28 September 2008 | by rdawg125See all my reviews

The reason this movie gets canned is because it is poorly acted, forced and just boring. The fact that the movie explains certain political tensions in the country doesn't make it a good movie alone. The performance here was just not very good and I don't want to go into detail I just wanted to respond to that idiot who was wondering just how this movie could be looked at in a bad way.

It's obvious that guy wasn't caught up to the rest of us. Go learn something that wasn't in a movie or on TV!

A lot of the scenes are too long for these sub-par actors and it just makes the movie that much harder to watch. That is probably the only amazing thing about this movie since it's actually quite short at around ninety minutes.


5 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 10 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed