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24: Redemption (2008)

24 (original title)
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Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.

Director:

Jon Cassar

Writers:

Joel Surnow (creator), Robert Cochran (creator) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kiefer Sutherland ... Jack Bauer
Cherry Jones ... President-Elect Allison Taylor
Bob Gunton ... Ethan Kanin
Colm Feore ... Henry Taylor
Powers Boothe ... President Noah Daniels
Robert Carlyle ... Carl Benton
Jon Voight ... Jonas Hodges
Peter MacNicol ... Tom Lennox
Gil Bellows ... Frank Tramell
Hakeem Kae-Kazim ... Colonel Ike Dubaku
Siyabulela Ramba Siyabulela Ramba ... Willie
Isaach De Bankolé ... President Ule Matobo (as Isaach De Bankole)
Kris Lemche ... Chris Whitley
Eric Lively ... Roger Taylor
James Joseph O'Neil ... Halcott
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Storyline

Set 18 months where Season 6 of '24' left off, former government agent Jack Bauer is in a self-imposed exile in the fictitious African country of Sangala where he hopes to escape from a U.S. investigation of him for his past methods, and to run from his past. Bauer works at a mission school for orphaned children run by his friend Carl Benton. The country is at the mercy of a rogue warlord general named Juma who is plotting a coup to overthrow the government and his right-hand man Colonel Dubaku, is abducting orphan boys and forcibly recruiting them into Juma's army. Bauer and Benton must work together to save the dozen or so boys and try to get them out of the country before Juma takes over. Meanwhile in Washington D.C., it is Inauguration Day where the outgoing President Noah Daniels is handing over the presidency to the first female president Allison Taylor (Cherry Jones). Hearing about the coup, Daniels wants to evacuate the country before it falls to the rogue general, while ... Written by Anonymous

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This movie takes place between 3:00 p.m. GMT (10:00 a.m. Eastern Time) and 5:00 p.m. GMT (12:00 p.m. Eastern Time). See more »

Goofs

When Allison Taylor arrives at the White House, a Secret Service agent greets her as "Madam President." Since she hasn't been sworn in yet, he would know to address her as "Madam President-elect." See more »

Quotes

President Noah Daniels: I appreciate your idealism.
President-Elect Allison Taylor: I can't say the same for your cynicism.
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Alternate Versions

The DVD has two versions: the original TV version and the extended cut which features longer character development and battle aftermath scenes. See more »

Connections

Followed by 24: Chloe's Arrest (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

24 Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Sean Callery
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Everything you'd hope for
24 November 2008 | by JustDudeSee all my reviews

To begin with, I'd like to say that I've been a fan of 24 since season 1 was first aired in my country. That being said, some might think that my judgment would lack objectivity, well, they might be right. As for a fan, there is everything you'd hope for, and all you hope for is Jack fighting. As usual, everything goes fast - conflict, conspiracy, innocent people dying etc. Nothing new, except where the war is, whose in conspiracy and what kind of people are dying. But, hey, what's new there to think of? Fine with me, as long as it is done right and gives you satisfaction. Of course, it is not as satisfying as a series, since there's only one episode but there is enough to keep you on track while waiting for season 7. Not everything is great though, for example I think that fictional country was a bad choice. What else could be better, I think, is the choice of cast. Some faces don't really add-up(like the new miss president - i find it difficult to believe her being elected) but again, it's just my opinion. What I wanted to say with all this, was that this show really delivers and if you liked 24, you will certainly like this one. I'd give 9.5, unfortunately I can't.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

24: The Movie See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD extended cut) | (extended) | (extended) | (original) | (DVD) | (original television) | (extended)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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