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Painkillers (2015)

Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 15 November 2015 (USA)
1:42 | Trailer
Marines sent on a classified mission to Afghanistan find themselves trapped in a military hospital with no memory of how they got there.


Peter Winther
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Credited cast:
Tahmoh Penikett ... Cafferty
Lesley-Ann Brandt ... Guts
Colm Feore ... Dr. Troutman
Erica Durance ... Trudy
Julia Voth ... Masters
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rick Bognar Rick Bognar ... Sasquatch
Tom Carey ... Wilkins
Skerivet Daramola Skerivet Daramola ... Clifford
Travis Friesen ... Carlyle
Joel Jackshaw ... Stevens
Roger LeBlanc Roger LeBlanc ... Talbott
Caroline Lindy ... Sasha
Rahim Manji ... Doctor
Scott Morasch Scott Morasch ... Jack
Catia Ojeda ... Trudy


Led by Major John Cafferty, a squad of US soldiers are sent on a mission,deep into the mountainous regions of Afghanistan with orders to extract a mysterious top secret package. Now they are back home in a military hospital because they have no memory of what happened to them, or even who they are. In time, they start to recall the strange events that occurred: apparitions that appeared, luring some of them to their deaths and readings of a powerful electromagnetic energy from a strange unearthly power source. But there is no time to dwell on the past, they need to face the bitter truth about how they ended up in Afghanistan to begin with and the betrayals that wiped out their minds and nearly destroyed their lives. Written by Julie Mitchell

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The cure for mankind has been discovered.


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Horrible acting, horrible action / don't watch
23 April 2016 | by JorritMSee all my reviews

Having read some of the more positive reviews for this movie, I decided to give it a try. I can usually quite enjoy bad B movies, as long as they're entertaining. Unfortunately, this wasn't entertaining at all. Basically everything about the movie was bad. The problem though, is that it wasn't bad enough to actually be amusing, like The Room. On the other hand, it wasn't nearly entertaining enough to be enjoyable on its own for what it is. It's in the uncanny valley of average horribleness - basically, plain bland and boring. My advice: watch the first 5 minutes of the movie; if you're not entertained, then you won't be with the other ~90 minutes, so you'd probably be better off skipping this one. The only reason I'm not giving it 1/10 is because that imply it would be memorable for its awfulness, but sadly this movie isn't even that.

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15 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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