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The Loft (2014)

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Five married guys secretly share a penthouse loft in the city where they can carry out hidden affairs. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare, when they discover the dead body of a woman in the loft one of the group must be involved.

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Erik Van Looy

Writers:

Bart De Pauw (based upon the film written by), Wesley Strick (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Karl Urban ... Vincent Stevens
James Marsden ... Chris Vanowen
Wentworth Miller ... Luke Seacord
Eric Stonestreet ... Marty Landry
Matthias Schoenaerts ... Philip Trauner
Isabel Lucas ... Sarah Deakins
Rachael Taylor ... Anne Morris
Rhona Mitra ... Allison Vanowen
Valerie Cruz ... Barbara Stevens
Kali Rocha ... Mimi Landry
Elaine Cassidy ... Ellie Seacord
Margarita Levieva ... Vicky Fry
Kristin Lehman ... Detective Huggins
Robert Wisdom ... Detective Cohagan
Ric Reitz ... Joel Kotkin
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The architect Vincent Stevens; the psychiatrist Chris Vanowen; the real estate agents Luke Seacord and Marty Landry; and Chris' half-brother Philip Trauner are married and best friends. Vincent has designed a brand new building and proposes that he and his friends share one of the wonderful penthouse lofts. This would allow them to hook up with other women without worrying about hotel charges showing up on their credit cards. When they discover the body of a beautiful woman cuffed on the bed in the loft, they argue over whom is responsible and secrets are disclosed affecting their friendship. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity, bloody violence, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Tobey Maguire was originally considered to play a role but eventually turned it down. See more »

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Quotes

[first lines]
Vincent Stevens: I swear to God, I had nothing to do with this.
Detective Huggins: We would love to believe you, Mr. Stevens. But you have to admit, your version of events does sound pretty bizarre. Don't you think?
Vincent Stevens: Look, it was a setup, okay? The whole thing was staged.
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Connections

Remake of Loft (2008) See more »

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Me & You
Written by Abdul Malik Abbott, Natalie R Ridley (as Natalie R. Ridley), Michael P. Pasqualone
Performed by B.O.S.S.
By arrangement with Cutting Edge Music Services, LLC
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Effective thriller that achieves what it sets out to
8 March 2015 | by jtindahouseSee all my reviews

From the opening moments of 'The Loft' you can guess pretty much exactly what you're in for. A "whodunnit" mystery with plentiful twists, where not everything is as it seems. Knowing that much doesn't hurt a film at all. In fact it makes the next couple of hours something to be very much looked forward to - or at least for me it does. You could say the format of the genre is lacking in originality, but you could rarely say two films are the same and anyone who says they saw the ending coming is almost always lying or exaggerating a fleeting suspicious they had. This is why I love mystery-thrillers.

'The Loft' is a fun watch - nothing more, nothing less. It achieves exactly what it sets out to. The 5 lead actors were all pretty solid and gave credible performances. I think I will always see Eric Stonestreet as his brilliant character from 'Modern Family', so I struggled a bit at first to take him seriously in his role here, but he's good enough of an actor to get past that. The dialogue was tightly written and every detail that could otherwise have been questioned was covered well. The only fault I could find was the score sometimes drowning out the dialogue which can be annoying in a film like this where you are trying to catch every spoken detail. Altogether though a fine movie.


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Language:

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Release Date:

30 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,747,342, 1 February 2015

Gross USA:

$6,002,684

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,020,402
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2.35 : 1
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