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Unthinkable (2010)

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A psychological thriller centered around a black-ops interrogator and an FBI agent who press a suspect terrorist into divulging the location of three nuclear weapons set to detonate in the U.S.

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... Henry Harold 'H' Humphries
... Agent Helen Brody
... Steven Arthur Younger
... Charles Thompson
... Rina Humphries
... Assistant Director Jack Saunders
... Agent Vincent
... Agent Leandro
... Agent D.J. Jackson
... Agent Phillips
... General Paulson
... Colonel Kerkmejian
... Mr. Bradley
... Alvarez
... Interrogator Lubitchich
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A convert to Islam sends the U.S. government a tape showing him in three nondescript storage rooms, each of which may contain a nuclear bomb set to detonate in less than a week. Helen Brody, an FBI agent in L.A., is tasked with finding the bombs while a CIA "consultant," known as H, interrogates the suspect who has allowed himself to be caught. The suspect, whose wife and children have left him and disappeared, seems to know exactly what the interrogation will entail. Even as H ratchets up the pressure, using torture over Brody's objection, the suspect doesn't crack. Should H do the unthinkable, and will Brody acquiesce? Is any Constitutional principle worth possible loss of life? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Right and Wrong no longer exist See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, torture and language | See all certifications »

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26 May 2010 (Belgium)  »

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El día del juicio final  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Every time 'H' open the bottle to pop his pills, the bottle is always still full. See more »

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[first lines]
Steven Arthur Younger: [into video camera] My name is Steven Arthur Younger. I am an American citizen.
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References 24 (2001) See more »

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A comment from a Muslim.
3 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

Although many viewers are thinking this film is offending Muslims, I personally do not agree with them.Michael Sheen was playing very well and he did a good job -as always- here. Samuel L. Jackson was very "deep" in this movie and his acting was excellent.The film grabs you and takes you to it's world. You are constantly thinking how the characters are going to behave and what choices they are going o make, at the same time you can't keep yourself from thinking "What would I do in that situation?' and so on. The ending was shocking but it could have been made slightly better(trying not to give any spoilers). The only cause that should keep someone from not watching this film would be mild gore and some torture scenes.


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