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Extortion (2017)

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When a Caribbean family vacation takes a disastrous turn, a father finds himself at the mercy of a cold-blooded fisherman, and a desperate race against the clock to save his wife and son.

Director:

Phil Volken

Writer:

Phil Volken
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eion Bailey ... Kevin Riley
Bethany Joy Lenz ... Julie Riley
Barkhad Abdi ... Miguel Kaba
Danny Glover ... Constable Haagen
Tim Griffin ... Actor
Mauricio Alemañy Mauricio Alemañy ... Andy Riley
Jack Wallace ... Lucas
Jorge Cabrera Jorge Cabrera ... Jorge (Horhay)
Elid Barrios Elid Barrios ... Miguel's Wife
Génesis Castro Díaz ... Miguel's Older Daughter (as Genesis Castro)
Stephanie Baez Stephanie Baez ... Miguel's Younger Daughter
Marilinda Rivera Marilinda Rivera ... Doctor Bethel
James Gordon Jennings ... CAPT Gerald, USCG
Rafael Perez Martinez Rafael Perez Martinez ... Harbor Master Clerk
Welmo Romero Welmo Romero ... Roger
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When a Caribbean family vacation takes a disastrous turn, a father finds himself at the mercy of a cold-blooded fisherman, and a desperate race against the clock to save his wife and son.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Philippines | Puerto Rico

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 2017 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Erpressung See more »

Filming Locations:

Puerto Rico See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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On the second day on the island Kevin tells Julie that he has been trying to start the engine all morning and now the battery is dead, however the engine is a pull to start type and does not require a battery for it to start. See more »

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Tender Space (Sans FX Backbeat Extended)
Performed by Linwood Bell
Composed by Linwood Wright Bell (ASCAP)
Published by AudioSparx (ASCAP)
Courtesy of AudioSparx
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Could and should have been better.
24 February 2018 | by deloudelouvainSee all my reviews

The only conclusion I have after watching Extortion is that it could have been much better. The movie is entertaining, there is no doubt about that, but there are too many plot holes in the story. Many times I was thinking "How the hell could he knew that?, That's not possible, Yeah right, and so on". And that's never good in a well balanced story. The acting wasn't bad though, but it could have been better sometimes. The ending wasn't great either, I thought they were just tired of writing a good ending for a movie that could have been much better if they put a bit more effort into it. But to watch once it's okay if you just want some entertaining and you are not to fuzzy about the perfection in a story.


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