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Trespass (2011)

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As they're held for ransom, a husband and wife's predicament grows more dire amid the discovery of betrayal and deception.

Director:

Joel Schumacher

Writer:

Karl Gajdusek
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete credited cast:
Nicolas Cage ... Kyle Miller
Nicole Kidman ... Sarah Miller
Ben Mendelsohn ... Elias
Liana Liberato ... Avery Miller
Cam Gigandet ... Jonah
Jordana Spiro ... Petal
Dash Mihok ... Ty
Emily Meade ... Kendra
Nico Tortorella ... Jake
Brandon Belknap Brandon Belknap ... Dylan
Terry Milam ... Travis
Tina Parker ... Security Operator
David Maldonado ... Security Guard (as Dave Maldonado)
Nilo Otero ... Mr. Big
Simona Williams ... Mrs. Big
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Storyline

Kyle and Sarah Miller have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip (he brokers diamonds) and their teen daughter Avery is sneaking out to a party, when four thugs in security uniforms and ski masks stage a home invasion. They want what's in the safe: cash and diamonds. Kyle stalls them, trying to negotiate for Sarah's freedom. Over the next few hours, the back stories of the four robbers (two brothers, a girlfriend, and the representative of a local drug kingpin) as well as the fault lines in Kyle and Sarah's marriage come into play. Is there room here for heroism? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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When terror is at your door, you can run, or you can fight.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and terror, pervasive language and some brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This film broke the fastest-ever-from-theaters-to-Home-Video record previously held by 2003's From Justin to Kelly (2003). That film took 29 days to get to DVD, Trespass made it in only 18. See more »

Goofs

Nail guns have a safety feature that keeps them from firing without putting pressure on the tip, which means Kyle couldn't have fired it like a gun. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kyle Miller: I don't understand why we can't continue construction.
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Connections

Featured in Trespass: Inside the Thriller (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Hoody
Written by Joleen Belle, Jaden Michaels and Jack D. Elliot
Performed by Joleen Belle
Published by Wild Pink Music/JoBelle Music/J Ad3nmichaels (ASCAP) and Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc. OBO G Tank Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of the Royalty Network, Inc. and Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc.
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Not Necessarily a Bad Film
15 October 2011 | by JehosaphetSee all my reviews

I've never written a review before but felt compelled in this case due to the overwhelming number of positive reviews for a film that I felt was somewhat surprising in it's mediocrity considering its cast. Nic Cage does a fine job of subduing his performance and avoiding the tics that make him so Nicholas Cagey, but at some points it seems like a detriment. Coupled with the home invaders failure to produce much of a 'menacing' feel, Nic's performance doesn't do much to stem the movie from it's ultimate failure: a lack of intensity. In fairness, it seemed like more of a script issue; his character didn't seem very realistic.

Kidman's hyperventilating hysteria and sobbing pleas almost seem out of place in such a setting and I couldn't help but wish someone would just slap the bajeesus out of her already to quiet her down. She came close to seeming like a cliché but then it dawns on you that her acting would be right on target were the scenes and script properly conveying the direness of the situation she was responding to.

The bad guys were somewhat typical bad guys and although Ben Mendelsohn stood out with some great acting, in some scenes it could do little to conceal the sense that he was just doing his best to negotiate through some awkward dialogue.

The movie wasn't bad, it was just a bit predictable and boring, and watching it plod along, I kept waiting for it to be over so I could do something else. It's not transfixing, so would make for a great background movie while you do crosswords or something.


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Country:

USA | Bulgaria

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 2011 (Bulgaria) See more »

Also Known As:

Trespass See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,816, 16 October 2011

Gross USA:

$24,094

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,117,966
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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