An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.

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Scott Walker

Writer:

Scott Walker
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Cage ... Sgt. Jack Halcombe
Vanessa Hudgens ... Cindy Paulson
John Cusack ... Robert Hansen
Dean Norris ... Sgt. Lyle Haugsven
Gia Mantegna ... Debbie Peters
Robert Forgit ... Sgt. Wayne Von Clasen
Brad William Henke ... Carl Galenski
Michael McGrady ... Vice Det. John Gentile
Katherine LaNasa ... Fran Hansen
Ryan O'Nan ... Officer Gregg Baker
Kevin Dunn ... Lt. Bob Jent
Connor Rockom Connor Rockom ... Hansen Son
Radha Mitchell ... Allie Halcombe
Matt Gerald ... Asst. Sgt. Ed Stauber
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe ... Chelle Ringell
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Storyline

Alaska Trooper Jack Holcombe believes Robert Hansen is a serial killer who abducts young girls, tortures and sexually assaults them, then kills them. But Holcombe doesn't have enough evidence to get a search warrant for Hansen's premises. Holcombe knows that one victim, Cindy Paulsen, somehow survived, so he decides to seek her help, but he finds that she's now a junkie with trust issues. Holcombe has to earn her trust; meanwhile, Hansen is still hunting and killing girls. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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The hunt for Alaska's most prolific serial killer. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violent content, sexuality/nudity, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Scott Walker delayed shooting for 5 months so he could shoot on the cusp of fall, starting with no snow and ending in deep winter. He has said he literally wanted the feel of the weather closing in on the story, freezing the case. See more »

Goofs

One shot at Anchorage International Airport shows several Alaska Airlines 737s parked at the gate. Alaska Airlines started flying 737s in the 1990s. See more »

Quotes

Robert Hansen: We agreed on a price, and Goddammit, that's how it's gonna be!
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Crazy Credits

The end credits begin with pictures and information about Hansen's known victims See more »

Connections

Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.135 (2012) See more »

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Summers Sweet
Written by Joe Conte
Performed by Killtube
Published by Burnmore Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of A&R Select
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A quiet tense serial killer movie
6 November 2013 | by aldri-febSee all my reviews

'Frozen Ground' undeniably has promising storyline because of it's based on true story factor. It makes audience (who doesn't know the tragedy) curious of what happens next although from the start we already know who's the killer. Scott Parker as director has succeeded to pack this low-budget movie into something's still enjoyable to watch. Also some familiar actors seems helpful to lift this movie. Cage and Cusack act convincingly as a cop and a calm mental disorder killer. Unfortunately, 'Frozen Ground' feels repeatable from other serial killer movie that could bored fans of this kind of genre. Overall, 'Frozen Ground' is a satisfying movie and above average of crime thriller. The recognizable cast somehow increases tense in this movie. I think it's too good for DVD's direct though.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

1 February 2013 (Brazil) See more »

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Frozen Ground See more »

Filming Locations:

Alaska, USA See more »

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Budget:

$27,220,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,617,460
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2.35 : 1
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