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Beyond the Reach (2014)

R | | Thriller | 17 April 2015 (USA)
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A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.

Writers:

Stephen Susco (screenplay), Robb White (based on the book: "Deathwatch")

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Michael Douglas ... Madec
Jeremy Irvine ... Ben
Hanna Mangan Lawrence ... Laina
Ronny Cox ... Sheriff Robb
Patricia Bethune ... Secretary
Jadelyn Dawn Wilkins Jadelyn Dawn Wilkins ... Dead Girl w / Lipstick
Eddy Glenn Patterson Eddy Glenn Patterson ... Helicopter Pilot
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Storyline

Madec, an international and unscrupulous entrepreneur, hires the skilled young tracker Ben to guide him through the fearful and barren Mojave Desert during a hunting trip. Unfortunately, however, things will take a turn for the worse, when prideful Madec shoots unintentionally the wrong target, and in a cynical attempt to wash his hands of the irrevocable deed, Madec will try to bribe himself out of this predicament by offering Ben a hefty compensation in exchange for his silence. But as this is against Ben's principles, before long, the unfortunate tracker will run for his life under the fierce and merciless sun. Undoubtedly, the desert is limitless, but on the other hand, so is the desire to survive. Written by Nick Riganas

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Taglines:

What began as an accident has become a deadly game.

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Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beyond the Reach See more »

Filming Locations:

Farmington, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,287, 17 April 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$44,577, 26 April 2015
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The Mercedes G63 6X6 appears both in this film and in Jurassic World (2015). See more »

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Quotes

[first lines]
Ben: You know I can't keep this, right?
[pause]
Ben: Man, your grandfather made it for you.
Laina: To give the man I love.
Ben: Come on, you won't miss me. Your practice at six every morning, classes... All those college guys...
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Remake of Savages (1974) See more »

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Amazing Grace
Arranged by GH Bluegrass Pickers
Courtesy of Extreme Production Music
[The second tune played in Charlie's shanty]
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Not Bad
26 April 2015 | by moffittsdSee all my reviews

I have definitely seen worse movies that I paid good money to watch in theaters. I really don't know why this got bad reviews.

The action was pretty good for what they had to work with out in the middle of a desert. There is really no place to hide when you are trying to run away from a millionaire mad man with a 4x4. The ending did seem like it was a little thrown together though.

The casting was really well picked. Paul Hill really fit his part well.

The landscape for this movie was amazing. If you want to see some awesome desert scenery of New Mexico this is the movie to watch. A lot of the movie was filmed in the Farmington and Shiprock New Mexico area.


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