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Erased (2012)

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An ex-CIA agent and his estranged daughter are forced on the run when his employers erase all records of his existence, and mark them both for termination as part of a wide-reaching international conspiracy.

Director:

Philipp Stölzl

Writer:

Arash Amel
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Eckhart ... Ben Logan
Liana Liberato ... Amy Logan
Olga Kurylenko ... Anna Brandt
Garrick Hagon ... James Halgate
Eric Godon ... Maitland
Yassine Fadel ... Nabil
Neil Napier ... Derek Kohler
David Bark-Jones David Bark-Jones ... Marty Braymer
Alexander Fehling ... Floyd
Nick Alachiotis ... Walter
Ronnie Commissaris Ronnie Commissaris ... Karl Van Doorn
Fabrice Boutique Fabrice Boutique ... Karim
Debbie Wong Debbie Wong ... Mei Ling
Ron White ... Dick Rhodes
Katelijne Verbeke Katelijne Verbeke ... Sophie Pieters
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Storyline

The expatriate and widower Ben Logan has moved from New York to Antwerp with his estranged teenage daughter Amy Logan to work for the technology corporation Halgate Group. When he breaks a sophisticated security code from a device, he notes that its patent has no record in Halgate and he calls the attention of his boss Derek Kohler. Ben meets Amy and they do not go home; later Ben goes with Amy to his office and they find it completely empty. Further, all the records of his phone calls, e-mails, payslip and bank account have vanished. Out of the blue, a coworker abducts Ben and Amy in the bank but Ben kills him in self-defense. Ben finds a key from a locker in the Central Station and he finds photos of his daughter, himself and his coworkers. His further investigation shows that all the workers are dead in the morgue except Derek Kohler. Soon Ben discovers a huge conspiracy of Halgate Group relative to illegal arms sales to Africa with the involvement of rogue CIA agents. But Ben is ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Be careful who you work for. See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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All of the outdoor and tram scenes were filmed in Brussels, even though several parts of the film are situated in Antwerp. The traffic signs are in two languages and the tram is of the MIVB/STIB the local public transport service. See more »

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When Ben calls Anna to meet in the train at platform 8, she takes the stairs to get there. But when she appears at the platform, you can see that she took the escalator. See more »

Quotes

Amy Logan: Why'd you quit your job?
Ben Logan: To be a father. I'm not doing too good of a job of it, am I?
Amy Logan: [chuckles] I wouldn't know.
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Deserves HIGHER Rating
28 September 2012 | by aimhi9See all my reviews

Who's voting here? What do we ask of an action/thriller? 1. Action 2. Suspense that will keep you interested. Hopefully - this can be done intelligently. To do this with intelligence - and good acting - are bonuses. This Film delivered on all these counts. Post-film/editing sometimes don't find the perfect fit and the camera filters/ video are on the dark side (not enough light). Some plot details are muffled along the way but it does not get in the way of the entertainment value. The cast, story, intent and execution - are all there. Emphasis of genre is on "thriller" with some fairly good, fast action scenes that appear professional/credible. Main actors all performed well. Secondaries performances were... secondary. This film will not disappoint.


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Official site [Japan]

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USA | Canada | Belgium | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 2012 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Erased See more »

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Budget:

EUR12,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,314,735
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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