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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 »
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Cast

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

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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Lucas Till (Kevin) and Meredith Eaton (Hospital Nurse #2) would later star on the reboot of MacGyver. See more »

Goofs

In the latter half of the film an egg shell is severely cracked with a tea spoon but in the cut to the next scene the egg merely has a dent in the shell. 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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Soundtracks

The Hurry and the Harm
Performed by City and Colour
Composed by Dallas John Green
Published by Keep It Together Inc, admin by
Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc.
Licensed courtesy of Dine Alone Records
By arrangement with District Music, LLC
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Kinda boring
24 August 2013 | by blufrog49See all my reviews

With a title like "Paranoia," I expected suspicion, suspense, maybe even a cool chase scene, but this movie not only lacks the characteristics its title suggests, but is really devoid of any depth. It seems to be a vehicle to see Liam Hemsworth shirtless as much as possible, as well as in some gorgeous suits.

Amid a lot of techie razzle-dazzle, the plot is rather thin and predictable and there is absolutely NO character development, except a small amount for Richard Dreyfuss, who seems to be the most interesting character in the movie. It was nice to see him in this role.

Harrison Ford doesn't look good with a shaved head. Reminded me of Mr. Magoo without the glasses.

Not a bad movie, but certainly not a thriller and definitely forgettable


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA | India | France

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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