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Careful What You Wish For (2015)

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A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.

Director:

Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum (as Elizabeth Allen)

Writer:

Chris Frisina
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Cast

Cast overview:
Nick Jonas ... Doug Martin
Kiki Harris ... Emily Martin
David Sherrill ... Brian Martin
Graham Rogers ... Carson
Paul Sorvino ... Sheriff Big Jack
John Driskell Hopkins ... Gus
Marc Macaulay ... Gordon
Isabel Lucas ... Lena Harper
Dermot Mulroney ... Elliot Harper
Jay Potter ... Richard
Kevin L. Johnson ... Rent a Cop (as Kevin Johnson)
Leon Pridgen Leon Pridgen ... Deputy Lem Kawalski (as J. Leon Pridgen II)
Kandyse McClure ... Angie Alvarez
Ross Gallo ... Lena's Lawyer
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A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.

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Lust is the motive. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content/nudity and language | See all certifications »

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In the sex scene after Doug and Lena break into the house, Lena is commando. It's evident she isn't wearing a bra, and Doug pulls off her white underwear. See more »

Quotes

Janice: So, it's not exactly the Ritz, but...
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Can't Stop Us Now
Written and Performed by Ken Korade
Published by Music Whirled Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of Wild Whirled Music
All rights reserved
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Doug Martin a young college hopeful, finds himself captivated and involved with the young wife of a new next door neighbor, soon their lovers tryst turns in to a scandal.

This thriller stars Isabel Lucas, Nick Jonas, Dermot Mulroney, Paul Sorvino and Kandyse McClure. In short, this is another "someone's a murderer" movie + a Jonas brother.

I'm not a Jonas brother fan, but Nick did surprise me, he wasn't great but he wasn't as awful as I expected him to be. That being said, it's a good thing that Dermot Mulroney wasn't present in most of the movie because the six time award- winning actor might have out shined his co-star Nick

Isabel Lucas, although stunning, looks a little strange and unnatural with Nick. Regardless of this, she does have the voice, emotionless expression and body language of a classic James Bond girl in the beginning. This works for her as it suits the character she portrays but also might make it look like she cannot act. It would be interesting to see her in something else.

I should also mention that the plot is unfortunately un-original and somewhat predictable through half the movie. The acting of certain co-stars such as Kandyse McClure also leaves much to be desired. Maybe that's why this site and other sites, don't even mention her. That said if you're a Jonas fan you'll like this.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 2015 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$82,230
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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