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Chained (2012)

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A young man held prisoner by a cab-driving serial killer must make a life or death choice between following in his captor's footsteps or breaking free.

Director:

Jennifer Lynch

Writers:

Damian O'Donnell (based on a screenplay by), Jennifer Lynch (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Bob
Eamon Farren ... Rabbit
Evan Bird ... Younger Rabbit
Julia Ormond ... Sarah Fittler
Conor Leslie ... Angie
Jake Weber ... Brad Fittler
Gina Philips ... Marie
Daniel Maslany ... Young Bob
Benjamin DeWalt Benjamin DeWalt ... Son
Lyndon Bray Lyndon Bray ... Nasty Father
Michael Maslany Michael Maslany ... Young Brad
Kate Herriot Kate Herriot ... The Runner
Alexander Doerksen Alexander Doerksen ... Colin (as Alex Doerksen)
Troy Skog Troy Skog ... Bob's Dad
Shannon Jardine ... Bob's Mom
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Storyline

Cab driver Bob lives a double life as a serial killer who abducts young women he picks up and then murders at his house. But when he picks up Sarah Fittler and her nine-year-old son, Bob forces the boy to live with him as his personal slave. The boy, renamed "Rabbit" by Bob, grows up witnessing the suffering and death that Bob causes almost every day. As Rabbit becomes a man, Bob seeks to make him his protégé. Will Rabbit carry on the legacy? Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing and sadistic violent content including bloody killings and rape, and for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Was originally rated NC-17 by the MPAA for "some explicit violence" but the film was later edited to achieve an R rating for "disturbing and sadistic violent content including bloody killings and rape, and for language and sexuality." See more »

Goofs

When Bob freaks out in his garage after having flashbacks, you can see a male crew member wearing a baseball cap in the side mirror of the taxi. See more »

Quotes

[Locked in the bedroom with Angie]
Rabbit: This isn't about sex.
Angie: Then - then, what is it about?
Rabbit: I guess it is about sex, if sex involves killing.
Angie: [starts crying] Oh, shit!
Rabbit: But, I haven't done either.
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Crazy Credits

The credits play over sounds of Rabbit in the house. There is no music. Among the sounds are what appear to be Rabbit cutting out an article for the scrapbook, exiting the garage, and leaving in the taxi cab. See more »

Connections

Referenced in An American Mary in London (2012) See more »

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A great movie with a huge twist.
26 September 2012 | by Michael-Hallows-EveSee all my reviews

This film is well done. The parts are played well, and the movie is intriguing from start to finish. D'Onofrio is great as the serial killing cab driver. I think Jennifer Lynch has done a great job with the script and the actors. But after seeing 'HISSS', you hoped that she had improved, and in my mind she has done so easily. The story is very good too, I was watching wanting to know what happens with Tim. And then there's the huge plot twist at the end, you do not see it coming! It was what made the film worth seeing through to the end. If you're like me and love a good twist, then this movie is well worth seeing. So I give it a solid 8 out of 10.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 2013 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Rabbit See more »

Filming Locations:

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,839
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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