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The Numbers Station (2013)

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A disgraced black ops agent is dispatched to a remote CIA broadcast station to protect a code operator. Soon, they find themselves in a life-or-death struggle to stop a deadly plot before it's too late.

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Kasper Barfoed

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F. Scott Frazier (screenplay by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Cusack ... Emerson Kent
Malin Akerman ... Katherine
Liam Cunningham ... Grey
Richard Brake ... Max
Bryan Dick ... David
Finbar Lynch ... Michaels
Lucy Griffiths ... Meredith
Joey Ansah ... Derne
Victor Gardener ... Fischer
Joe Montana ... Jeremy Fletcher
Brian Nickels Brian Nickels ... Bouncer (as Brian Sonny Nickels)
Randy Merchant Randy Merchant ... Bouncer
Hannah Murray ... Rachel Davis
Gary Lawrence ... Hospital Orderly
Max Bennett ... Intern at Hospital
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Storyline

When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a young female code announcer, code resources and remote station they are assigned to. After an ambush and one phone call later, it becomes a complicated fight for their survival. Written by AZSigInt

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The code has never been compromised. Until now. See more »

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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Ethan Hawke was originally cast but he dropped out and was replaced by John Cusack. See more »

Goofs

In the Personnel Data Report for Danny Andreotti, the map shows a location in Louisianna (Monroe, LA), this is a typo, it should be Louisiana. See more »

Quotes

Emerson Kent: Oh shit, your leg.
Katherine: Oh my God!
[as he carries her to a table]
Katherine: I can't even feel anything.
Emerson Kent: That's usually a bad sign.
Katherine: You always know what to say to a girl.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits starts with some numbers spoken and reversed match with the names that are shown. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Making of the Numbers Station (2013) See more »

User Reviews

 
A movie I found slow and really hard to get into. Just a step above a made-for-TV movie. Do not expect action. I say C.
25 May 2013 | by cosmo_tigerSee all my reviews

"You keep the station safe, the code safe, whatever it takes." After Emerson (Cusack) has a problem during a routine assignment he is reassigned to a safe house type area making sure secret codes are transmitted out to the government properly. When the boring routine job becomes infiltrated it is up to him and his new partner to protect the house. I have said this the last few Cusack movies but I think I need to say it again...does he need help? The movies he is picking are really just a step above made-for-TV and I wonder why. The idea for this movie is a neat idea but the overall execution of it is a little slow and really hard to get into. I tried hard to get into it but for me it was a struggle and I lost interest pretty quick. The end I will admit was OK but getting to that point almost didn't seem worth it. Even though it may not sound like it but I have seen worse lately but don't expect a full on action movie from this. Overall, slow and hard to get into, a movie I think Cusack did for money. I give it a C.


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Release Date:

26 April 2013 (USA) See more »

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$383,488
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