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Everly (2014)

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An action/thriller centered on a kidnapped woman who faces down hitmen sent by a mob boss/her captor while trying to protect her family from his wrath.

Director:

Joe Lynch

Writers:

Yale Hannon (screenplay by), Joe Lynch (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Salma Hayek ... Everly
Hiroyuki Watanabe ... Taiko
Laura Cepeda ... Edith
Togo Igawa ... The Sadist
Akie Kotabe ... Dead Man
Gabriella Wright ... Anna
Caroline Chikezie ... Zelda
Jennifer Blanc-Biehn ... Dena (as Jennifer Blanc)
Jelena Gavrilovic Jelena Gavrilovic ... Elyse
Aisha Ayamah Aisha Ayamah ... Maisey
Masashi Fujimoto Masashi Fujimoto ... The Masochist
Uros Certic ... Doorman #1
Damijan Oklopdzic Damijan Oklopdzic ... Doorman #2
Dragana Atlija ... Lizzy (as Dragana Atlua)
James Owen James Owen ... Sgt. Dick
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Storyline

Held against her will for years by a sadistic Yakuza boss, the seductively dangerous Everly finally gets a chance to break free from slavery. Armed with an almost inexhaustible arsenal of destructive weaponry and a rabid will to survive, the wronged woman can now turn the tables on her evil tormentors, as a lucrative open contact on Everly's head attracts an endless wave of cutthroats. However, with the lives of her estranged mother and her little daughter under threat, only a miracle can get Everly out of a tight spot. Can she single-handedly ward off a merciless onslaught of assassins to save her family? Written by Nick Riganas

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Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, torture, nudity, sexual images and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese | Spanish

Release Date:

23 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director Joe Lynch was inspired by films such as Taken, Die Hard, The Raid and Salma Hayek's own Desperado while developing this film. All of those films have subsequently been compared to by critics for this film. See more »

Goofs

Everly stabs Taiko with a katana : on the side view, we see the blade out at the center of his back (from up to down). On the back view, the blade is exactly in the heart. Also, when she's cutting him in half, it's the right part of the body, despite the fact the blade was in his heart. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Everly: [retrieves a phone from the toilet tank and dials]
Man's Voice: [getting voice message] This is Detective Robertson. Leave a message after the beep.
[beep]
Everly: [whispering] He knows. He knows.
Man: [jarring the door partly open] What's going on in there?
Everly: [dials another number]
Woman's Voice: Hello. It's Edith...
Girl's Voice: And Maisey.
Woman's Voice: We are not home right now. Leave a message after the beep.
[...]
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References Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) See more »

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Fighting to Survive
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Salma Hayek is always worth the watch!

As if I needed to convince you to see something that the legendary Salma Hayek is in. This woman is so hot, it's fire on the big screen.

The sexy MILF plays a whore who double crossed her pimp who's a Yakuza and sends everything he has after her in order to prevent her from seeing her daughter one last time and making sure she's safe.If you're a fan of Salma Hayek , you'll check it out.

For the two of you who do not like Salma Hayek (can't be more than that) The movie is satire on b-movie camp. It's very action packed and humorous, just filled with total amusement. A lot is happening in such a small space and the pace of the thrills continues throughout the whole movie.

I have to say, my only issue is, the type of genre this movie falls under forces me to think of such directors as Robert Rodriguez and his best mate Quentin Tarantino who's style would have brought something far better to the film. Sorry Joe Lynch, your directing style was OK, but I feel Salma should have made that call to her Desperado director buddy. It's the type of thing they do and your doing it on lesser terms.

Overall, the movie is a surprising action packed thrill ride that's fun to watched increased by the fabulous eye candy of Salma Hayek. worth wild movie going experience.


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