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Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 20 November 2015 (USA)
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A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

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Billy Ray

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Billy Ray (screenplay), Juan José Campanella (film "El secreto de sus ojos") | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Ray Kasten
Nicole Kidman ... Claire Sloane
Julia Roberts ... Jessica Cobb
Dean Norris ... Bumpy Willis
Alfred Molina ... Martin Morales
Joe Cole ... Marzin / Beckwith
Michael Kelly ... Reg Siefert
Zoe Graham ... Carolyn Cobb
Patrick Davis Patrick Davis ... Luis
Eileen Fogarty ... Angie - Receptionist
Lyndon Smith ... Kit
Kim Yarbrough ... Nan
Mark Famiglietti ... Duty Sergeant
Amir Malaklou ... Aban Ghazala
Niko Nicotera ... Hammer / Chop Shop Thug
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2002: Ray Kasten (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Jess Cobb (Julia Roberts) are two investigators in a private police unit led by the DA. When they receive an anonymous tip about a girl raped and killed, they rush to the scene. Ray realizes it is Jess' daughter and the team falls apart due to the grief. In 2015, Ray comes back to LA, and says that after 13 years, he has found a lead and convinces the DA to reopen the case. They find clues and leads unknown to them, and secrets from the past come to light as they start discovering the real, chilling truth. Meanwhile, Jess, dissatisfied with the law, decides to take matters into her own hands and track down the killer, no matter what lengths she has to go to. Written by Blake Slayton

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The truth lies in the most unexpected places. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving disturbing violent content, language and some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Gwyneth Paltrow was originally cast in the lead role, however, she dropped out and Nicole Kidman replaced her. See more »

Goofs

It doesn't make sense that the body in the dumpster would be clothed. Even if the victim had remained partially clothed during the attack, the perpetrator would have undressed her to bleach the body "inside and out." It wouldn't make sense to bleach the body while leaving garments that might carry hair, fiber, blood, semen, DNA and other trace evidence. See more »

Quotes

Jess: It's the weirdest thing, when you're on your way to do something, but you're not sure you're actually going to go through with it. Like reading a book, only you are the person that you're reading about. And then you watch yourself do it.
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Amarte Hasta Morir
Performed by Lenin Garcia
Music by Emilio Kauderer (BMI)
Lyrics by Lenin Garcia (BMI)
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Dark Remake
8 April 2019 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

"Secret in Their Eyes" is a dark remake of the excellent Oscar winner "El secreto de sus ojos" (2009). The story of the Argentinian-Spanish film is magnificent and the cast of "Secret in Their Eyes" is top-notch. Despite the confused screenplay, the result is a film not comparable to the original but worthwhile watching. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Olhos da Justiça" ("Eyes of the Justice")


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Release Date:

20 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$19,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,652,996, 22 November 2015

Gross USA:

$20,180,155

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,854,990
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