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Ticking Clock (2011)

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A reporter stumbles upon the journal of a murderer replete with plans to butcher specific people, and investigates on his own, finding that every trail leads to a 9-year-old orphan living in a group home.

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Ernie Barbarash

Writer:

John Turman
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Credited cast:
Cuba Gooding Jr. ... Lewis Hicks
Neal McDonough ... Keech
Nicki Aycox ... Polly
Austin Abrams ... James
Yancey Arias ... Detective Becker
Dane Rhodes ... Detective Gordon
Danielle Nicolet ... Gina Hicks
Adrianne Frost ... Vicki Ihrling
Edrick Browne Edrick Browne ... Detective Maddox
Veronica Berry ... Felicia Carson
Shanna Forrestall ... Kayla Pierce
James DuMont ... Zoo Guard
Angelena Swords ... Shelly (as Angelena Swords Brocato)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ross Britz ... Rookie Cop
Michael Dardant Michael Dardant ... Magician
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Storyline

Lewis Hicks (Cuba Gooding Jr.) is a reporter and journalist specializing in writing about the crime of murder. Instead of writing his next story, Lewis becomes the story when his new girlfriend is sadistically murdered, and he is the only suspect. Lewis investigates the murder himself and finds the killer's journal with his past victims and a death list of his future prey. Lewis believes that he is the only person who can stop the killer before time runs out for his next victim. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

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Rated R for bloody violence, grisly images and language | See all certifications »

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Goofs

Lewis is being questioned by Detective Becker after the incident at his house, Becker's gloves change from being on to off in each scene. See more »

Quotes

Keene: I'm sorry I'm not what you thought the future would look like...
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References Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) See more »

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main character excruciatingly stupid
7 May 2011 | by joshua169See all my reviews

I just want to be entertained and i'm easy to please. I don't even see most of the flaws in a movie reviewers will typically mention. But only a few minutes into this and I was asking - can I stand to watch a movie where the main character is so unbelievably stupid? Can anyone act against their own self0interest so consistently? For that matter can the police really be as stupid and sloppy as this about what he tells them? Fortunately this settles down some after a bit, but it's actually the number one problem I have here. Otherwise I liked it. Could have done without the excessive clues to the "twist" ending though. It's not not the sort of twist one expects in a crime film so it could have been played for a major, "whaaaaa?" effect, but they tossed that chance away.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2011 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Ticking Clock See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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