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Carjacked (2011)

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A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber.

Director:

John Bonito

Writers:

Michael Compton (screenplay), Sherry Compton (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maria Bello ... Lorraine Burton
Stephen Dorff ... Roy
Connor Hill ... Chad Burton
Robert Peters ... Orville
Cynthia Rube ... Cashier Diner
Michael Arata ... Trucker
Gary Grubbs ... Deputy Briggs
Josh Gates ... Cashier
Tim Griffin ... Officer
Catherine Dent ... Therapist
Kristen Kerr ... Young Woman
Joanna Cassidy ... Betty
Angelle Brooks ... Judge
Jeff Joslin ... Gary Burton
Lenore Banks ... Grandma
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Storyline

The divorced Lorraine Burton is an insecure woman that raises her seven year-old son Chad alone and without money. Her ex-husband Gary is a former military that went in court martial and presses Lorraine to take Chad for him. One day, Lorraine stops her car in a gas station after her therapy to buy frozen pizzas for Chad and her. When she returns, the bank robber Roy carjacks them and heads to Tijuana, Mexico with Lorraine and Chad. Along their journey, Lorraine tries to protect Chad from the psychopath Roy. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It's her car. Don't tell her what to do with it. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2012 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

Jacked See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Maria Bello and Tim Griffin also star in NBC's Prime Suspect (2011). See more »

Goofs

At the factory when Roy shoots a few bullets to Larraine sitting in the car, he smash the front window of that car but immediately after, when Lorraine is driving the car to Roy to kill him, the front window of the car is intact. See more »

Quotes

Roy: Lorraine, you do me right, and I'll send you and your boy off with a smile and a fond farewell. You do me wrong, then you and little Chad here are fucked.
Lorraine Burton: Are you threatening my son now?
Roy: I'm threatening you and your son.
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Riding The Crest of a Wave
Written by Robert Neary
Performed by Robert Neary
Courtesy of Robert Neary BMI
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Classic sleeping material
28 November 2011 | by BornAssassinSee all my reviews

Boring would be an understatement. Nothing much to start with and an abrupt ending made the movie a yawwwwn. One and a half hours of drone would sum up the case. The movie didn't even live up to my already low expectations, what with the cast and all. Its another one of those "guy kidnaps girl, threatens her kid, and makes her run around town" movies.

Maria was OK and she did try to do justice to her character, but her character in itself was very weak. I don't know from where they got the kidnapper. How lamer could he get? The kidnapping fraternity was put to shame! There wasn't much to the story line either except for endless driving and idle chitter chatter to increase the runtime. More like watching a soap opera, with a few car chases. There were bits and pieces missing throughout.

Knock yourself out if you have nothing better to do during the day, but this is one movie I would not dearly recommend.


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