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Paranoia (2013)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 16 August 2013 (USA)
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An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.

Director:

Robert Luketic

Writers:

Jason Hall (screenplay), Barry L. Levy (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Liam Hemsworth ... Adam Cassidy
Gary Oldman ... Nicolas Wyatt
Amber Heard ... Emma Jennings
Harrison Ford ... Jock Goddard
Lucas Till ... Kevin
Embeth Davidtz ... Dr. Judith Bolton
Julian McMahon ... Miles Meechum
Josh Holloway ... Agent Gamble
Richard Dreyfuss ... Frank Cassidy
Angela Sarafyan ... Allison
Will Peltz ... Morgan (as William Peltz)
Haley Finnegan ... Chelsea
Kevin Kilner ... Tom Lungren
Christine Marzano ... Nora Summers
Charlie Hofheimer ... Richard McAllister
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Storyline

The high stakes thriller Paranoia takes us deep behind the scenes of global success to a deadly world of greed and deception. The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world (Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman) are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar (Liam Hemsworth), seduced by unlimited wealth and power falls between them, and becomes trapped in the middle of the twists and turns of their life-and-death game of corporate espionage. By the time he realizes his life is in danger, he is in far too deep and knows far too much for them to let him walk away. Written by Relativity Media

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

In a war between kings even a pawn can change the game

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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Kevin Spacey turned down the role of Nicholas Wyatt. See more »

Goofs

When Adam smashes his TV with a baseball bat, the last image on Meechum's monitor goes blank, suggesting that there was a camera hidden in the TV. However, the image on the monitor shows Adam from behind as he smashes the TV. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Adam Cassidy: I'm not going to make excuses, I asked for this. All of it. And I did it to become someone else. And I wanted more.
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Connections

Referenced in Showreel: Ol' MacDonald Had a Show (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Demon Dance
Performed by Surfer Blood
Composed by John Paul Pitts, Tyler Schwartz (as Tyler Jerry Schwarz), Thomas Fekete (as Thomas John Fekete) and Kevin Williams
By kind permission of WB Music Corp (ASCAP) o/b/o itself, Reconquista,
Gremlin of Society Music and Weird Wives and Hologram Scene
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Nothing to fuss about, too bad
18 November 2013 | by JohnRayPetersonSee all my reviews

If you watch this movie because it has Gary Oldman or Harrison Ford, you won't be alone, but you may be in for a disappointment, I'm sorry to say. Firstly they don't have much screen time and the time they do have seems to have been filmed in a hurry with little effort put into it by anyone.

The main character is that of Liam Hemsworth, who plays Adam Cassidy; the best he has going for him is that he a good looking guy. I didn't find the character very convincing, unlike the part of his dad played by Richard Dreyfuss, but his lines might as well have been written on a napkin. What a waste of talent by writer and director here.

What you might like are the fancy cars and great settings as well as the secondary roles of Kevin and Allison, played respectively by Lucas Till and Angela Sarafyan. It's all so sad that a plot, especially the ending, could have been so much more, I could see the possibilities I did not see on screen.


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Official Sites:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Paranoia See more »

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,528,376, 18 August 2013

Gross USA:

$7,388,654

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,056,265
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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