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Cell 213 (2011)

God and the Devil battle for the soul of a cocky lawyer.

Director:

Stephen Kay (as Stephen T. Kay)

Writer:

Maninder Chana
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Credited cast:
Bruce Greenwood ... Warden
Eric Balfour ... Michael Grey
Michael Rooker ... Ray Clement
Deborah Valente Deborah Valente ... Audrey Davis
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Conrad Coates ... Frank
Marie-Josée Colburn ... Claire
Darlene Cooke ... Judge
Murray Furrow ... Ghost
Tamara Gorski ... Lynn
Rothaford Gray ... Jefferson
Darren Hynes Darren Hynes ... Prison Guard
Viv Leacock ... Six
Peter Nelson Peter Nelson ... Mr. Roos
Paulino Nunes ... Thomas Peterson
Steve Pacini ... Dark Looking Man
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The unethical lawyer Michael Grey is defending a criminal in court and if he succeeds, he will become partner of the office where he works. He secretly hires a criminal to frighten an important witness from the prosecutor to win the case. The trial is suspended to the next day and Michael drives to the South River State Penitentiary to visit another client. Michael is received by the Warden and guard Ray Clement that blames him for releasing criminals from prison. While alone with his client, the inmate takes Michael's pen and stabs himself in his own neck. Ray accuses Michael of murdering the inmate and the lawyer is sentenced to the prison. He is locked in cell 213 and has an abusive treatment from the Warden and Ray. Michael has visions in the cell and soon he discovers that the criminal he hired has killed the witness and his family. Further, his deceased client is haunting him. Meanwhile the government agent Audrey Davis comes to South River State Penitentiary to investigate the ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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"You're Next" See more »

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Horror

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cela 213: Bem-vindo ao Inferno See more »

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Access Motion Pictures See more »
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Color
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The "Snake" story that the warden told Audrey was also mentioned in Natural Born Killers (1994) See more »

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Cell 213 will leave you...well, it will just leave you.
18 April 2018 | by tdrishSee all my reviews

Holy hell! I was not expecting the movie to be this good! Clever movie, with a few shocks, a few twists, and just the right amount of violence, insanity, and madness to make this probably the greatest horror/thriller I've seen in a very long time. First of all, forget about the low rating, it's obvious to me that people just do not have an appetite for well made films that involve great cinematography when they see that a film is suppose to be, what they would expect, a horror movie. Yes, this is a horror movie. However, it is more of a psychological horror, a very disturbing, intricately laced horror. I gave this a high rating for several reasons, and I cannot discuss the main reason without spoiling the key points ( not to mention the main plot) of the film. The script is excellent, the dialog is crisp, and the sensation overall is believable. It's not perfect, there's a few flaws, a few plot holes, and at least one scene where I was thinking : "Now, wait a minute. If...ya ya ya..." Can't tell you. I highly recommend watching this, if your looking for a slick, scary, messed up psychological horror film, please rent this, I don't think you will be disappointed.


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