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Bad Samaritan (2018)

R | | Crime, Thriller | 4 May 2018 (USA)
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A pair of burglars stumble upon a woman being held captive in a home they intended to rob.

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Dean Devlin

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Brandon Boyce
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Tennant ... Cale Erendreich
Robert Sheehan ... Sean Falco
Kerry Condon ... Katie
Carlito Olivero ... Derek Sandoval
Jacqueline Byers ... Riley Seabrook
Tracey Heggins Tracey Heggins ... FBI Agent Olivia Fuller
Rob Nagle ... Don Falco (as Robert P. Nagle)
Lorraine Bahr Lorraine Bahr ... Patty Falco
Jacob Resnikoff Jacob Resnikoff ... Rowan Falco
David Meyers David Meyers ... Nino
Tony Doupe ... Detective Wayne Bannyon
Lisa Brenner ... Helen Leyton
Sofia Hasmik ... Jocelyn
Delpaneaux Wills ... Officer Aguilar
Hannah Barefoot ... Sabine
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Storyline

In Portland, the amateurish photographer Sean Falco works with his best friend Derek Sandoval as valet at a fancy restaurant. His girlfriend Riley Seabrook studies in a university and he is estranged of his stepfather. Sean and Derek are also smalltime burglars, stealing the houses of the costumers while they are eating in the restaurant. One day, the obnoxious client Cale Erendreich arrives at the restaurant driving a Maserati and Sean drives his car back to his house using the computer and Derek watches Cale in the restaurant. While snooping around the house, Sean finds a locked room and when he opens the door, he stumbles upon a woman tied to a chair with chains and gagged. He unsuccessfully tries to release her but he is forced to return to the restaurant with the Maserati. Sean decides to call the police, but Cale lures the police officers and turns Sean's life upside-down. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language throughout, some drug use and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Samaritan See more »

Filming Locations:

Portland, Oregon, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,726,868, 6 May 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,435,047
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Electric Entertainment See more »
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Dolby

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The three main characters all hail from the Ireland and Scotland. Kerry Condon and Robert Sheehan are Irish while David Tennant is Scottish. Kerry Condon and David Tennant have an American accent for the film. See more »

Quotes

Sean Falco: You... are fucking crazy! You know that... right?
Cale Erendreich: No... no... no. Because crazy people get caught.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Bad Samaritan (2018) See more »

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We Like to Party
Written by Jarrel Young, Waqaaz Hashmi (as Waqaas Hashmi) & John Sztrikacs
Performed by Young Wolf Hatchlings
Courtesy of FameCity Group Inc
By arrangement with Cutting Edge Group
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Surprisingly Great Thriller
5 September 2018 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In Portland, the amateurish photographer Sean Falco (Robert Sheehan) works with his best friend Derek Sandoval (Kerry Condon) as valet at a fancy restaurant. His girlfriend Riley Seabrook (Jacqueline Byers) studies in a university and he is estranged of his stepfather. Sean and Derek are also smalltime burglars, stealing the houses of the costumers while they are eating in the restaurant. One day, the obnoxious client Cale Erendreich (David Tennant) arrives at the restaurant driving a Maserati and Sean drives his car back to his house using the computer and Derek watches Cale in the restaurant. While snooping around the house, Sean finds a locked room and when he opens the door, he stumbles upon a woman tied to a chair with chains and gagged. He unsuccessfully tries to release her but he is forced to return to the restaurant with the Maserati. Sean decides to call the police, but Cale lures the police officers and turns Sean´s life upside-down.

"Bad Samaritan" is a surprisingly great thriller despite the clichés, with a full of action cat-and-mouse game and well-developed characters. The performance of David Tennant and the beauty of Jacqueline Byers are other attractions of this film. The director Dean Devlin gives the right pace to the screenplay, keeping the tension to the very end. My vote is eight.

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