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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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Cast

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 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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A calendar shows that April 17, 2011 is a Saturday. It is actually Palm Sunday. See more »

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Awesome story...lacked a little in the acting category
7 February 2011 | by pooley79-754-978308See all my reviews

Well I saw this movie about 3 months ago and as I am a big fan of Neal NcDonough, looked forward to it a lot. I must say first of all that I thoroughly enjoyed the film, although Cuba Gooding Jnr was not the best actor for the main role, the story was great and the twist was enjoyable. I think the last film i saw Cuba in was hardwired and I wasn't very impressed by his role but once again i did enjoy the story.

I do believe that a big name actor in the main role would have made this a lot better along with some other recasting, but all in all very watchable, not B-grade by any means and definitely an enjoyable watch. Im surprised this went straight to DVD as I think it would of done well with some good marketing at the cinemas, but none the less I hope lot's of people go out and hire or buy this one and hopefully enjoy it as much as I did. Maybe if it had received a bigger budget it would have rated higher among most viewers, I give it a 7, which whilst fairly high, is fair I believe. it definitely had potential but even though it never reached it, it was still a very noble attempt with a great storyline.


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