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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

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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 ... 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 ... 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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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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Goofs

James Keech, the nine year old has brown eyes, but James Keech 30 years later has crystal blue eyes. 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 (1966) See more »

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An action/horror movie about knowing when a killer will kill and trying to stop it, good movie-great twist
6 January 2011 | by cosmo_tigerSee all my reviews

An investigative reporter (Gooding) comes home to find his girlfriend brutally murdered and chases the killer (McDonough). After finding a diary with names and dates of future murders he tries to stop them. Most of the time B movies like this one are boring and drag on and on to a lame conclusion. This one is a rare exception. This movie had me riveted and second guessing myself all over the place. A very original movie that has a huge twist in it that could have ruined it, but was done so well that it actually helped make the movie better then I was expecting. Very tense in some parts and will keep you hooked until the final frame. A MUST SEE, even for non horror fans. A very original, surprising and enjoyable experience.I give it an A-


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