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Suddenly (2013)

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Four assassins pose as Secret Service agents to assassinate the President of the United States.

Director:

Uwe Boll

Writer:

Raul Inglis
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ray Liotta ... Tod Shaw
Erin Karpluk ... Ellen
Dominic Purcell ... Baron
Don MacKay ... Pete
Cole Coker Cole Coker ... Pidge
Tyron Leitso ... Wheeler
Michael Paré ... Conklin
Steve Bacic ... Dan Carney
Garry Chalk ... Sheriff Grant
Brendan Fletcher ... Deputy Anderson
Daryl Shuttleworth ... Nate (as Darryl Shuttleworth)
Chris Shields ... President
Haig Sutherland ... Judd
Eric Keenleyside ... Mayor
Brad Kelly Brad Kelly ... Harlan
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Storyline

Four rogue Secret Service agents, led by one named Baron, commandeer the house of war-widow Ellen. Her home is a prime sniper position for their plan to assassinate the President on his visit to the small town of Suddenly. The men fool the local cops except for one, Todd. A washed-up former war hero and deputy who is now the town drunk, Todd served with Ellen's deceased husband and has developed romantic feelings for her over the years. But she rebuffs his advances. Todd visits the house and is immediately suspicious of Baron, but no one will listen to the ravings of a drunk. Once Todd realizes what is going on, he manages to kill one of Baron's crew, but is captured. Now he and Ellen must find a way to stop Baron and his men before they kill the President. Written by Bill Walkling

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Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Code Black See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Loose remake of the 1954 film of the same name starring Frank Sinatra. See more »

Goofs

At approximately 7:49 just after the first federal agent is killed, as the assassin removes the wire he used to kill him from around his neck, the agent blinks his eye, clearly indicating he is not dead. See more »

Quotes

Barren: Well, now you can get real, and heal.
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Referenced in Revisiting 'Suddenly' (2013) See more »

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Go to youtube and watch the original.
8 February 2014 | by ellic1See all my reviews

Some movies just shouldn't be remade. I gave this film a 2 star rating because I did watch to the end. I like the actors, but they can't make up for poor script revision and direction. It also doesn't help that they took what is largely a dialog film and tried to add too much action. My advice go to YouTube and watch the original (B&W not colorized). Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden and James Gleason carried the movie with style. Direction by Lewis Allen was excellent. The original pulls all the pieces together better. I don't want to put any spoilers in, so I'll simply say that there was no reason to change Todds' character. And Pidge played better as a kid than a teenager.


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