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Conspiracy (2008)

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A seasoned senior enlisted special operations (spec ops) United States Marine is wounded during combat operations in Iraq. He is retired from the Marine Corps and visits a friend on a ranch... See full summary »

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Adam Marcus
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Val Kilmer ... MacPherson
Gary Cole ... Rhodes
Jennifer Esposito ... Joanna
Jay Jablonski ... Deputy Foster
Greg Serano ... Miguel
Stacy Marie Warden Stacy Marie Warden ... Carly
Christopher Gehrman ... E.B.
Bob Rumnock ... Bock
Scott Burkett ... Deputy Jefferson
Rene Mousseux ... Deputy Lee (as René Paul Mousseux)
David Frye ... Deputy Jenson
Adam Marcus Adam Marcus ... Terry
Jeannine Cota Jeannine Cota ... Lucinda
Anthony Jordan Atler Anthony Jordan Atler ... Reinol
Debra Sullivan ... Susie the Waitress
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A seasoned senior enlisted special operations (spec ops) United States Marine is wounded during combat operations in Iraq. He is retired from the Marine Corps and visits a friend on a ranch in the south west. When he arrives he discovers his friend has disappeared and no one will even admit to knowing of him. Written by thebatsignal

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Hell hath no fury like revenge...


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Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Val Kilmer's 6,000-acre New Mexico Ranch, about half an hour northeast of Santa Fe, was used as a location to shoot several scenes for this film. See more »

Goofs

In the scene when MacPherson is getting a ride from the day worker, the truck is loaded with lumber, etc and the tailgate is open when he picks him up again after making a stop at the job site. Then after a cut the truck's tailgate is closed. Then after another cut when they get close to the address MacPherson is seeking, the tailgate is open again with the lumber sticking out. See more »

Quotes

MacPherson: Tell Rhodes I'm bringing hell to god's country
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Connections

Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Texas Chainsaw 3D (2014) See more »

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All Ready Gone
Written by Chris Wagner, Dan Pinnella, Ric Markmann (as Ric Markman)
Performed by Matter (ASCAP/BMI)
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Think Road House meets Billy Jack...but not in a good way
9 March 2008 | by orthodoxhedonistSee all my reviews

This was pretty abysmal, and all things considered, I probably should have known better when it said written and directed by Adam Marcus. Except that I had no idea who Adam Marcus was. Given his track record, justifiably so. The depressing part isn't so much the plot (which was written by your little brother in crayons), as much as it was watching Val Kilmer sink to new lows in his otherwise mostly storied career. When I tried to rationalize why Val Kilmer would stoop to the level of this ostensibly lost A-Team episode script directed by appointed directors like Marcus, all I could come up with would be his contempt for the real world equivalent to the radical right-wing Minutemen-like goons littering this pseudo-entertaining steaming pile of straight-to-vid. As it turns out, I was at least partially right, Kilmer did this movie for personal/political reasons (according to the related trivia).

I would write a summary, except I'm loath to spending more than the 90 minutes I already wasted watching it. You've seen it before, except this time it isn't Steven Seagal fighting for the rights of Native Americans, or Billy Jack fighting for the hippie commune, it's Val Kilmer fighting against a shoestring budget, and implied Halliburton employees as laughably stereotypical rednecks for the sake of immigrant rights and liberal ideology. A great cause, but ill-conceived and poorly executed here.

But don't take my word for it, no really. I want someone else to have to endure what I did.


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