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The Thinning (2016)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Horror | 12 October 2016 (USA)
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"The Thinning" takes place in a future plagued by overcrowding where population control is dictated by a high-school aptitude test. When two students (Logan Paul and Peyton List) discover ... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Logan Paul ... Blake Redding
Peyton List ... Laina Michaels
Lia Marie Johnson ... Ellie Harper
Calum Worthy ... Kellan Woods
Ryan Newman ... Sarah Foster
Michael Traynor ... Mason King
Stacey Dash ... Kendra Birch
Matthew Glave ... Gov. Dean Redding
Robert Gant ... Vince Davi
Kiersten Warren ... Barbara Michaels
Jana Winternitz ... Ms. Cole
Patrick O'Sullivan ... Mr. Glass
Amy Paffrath ... Wendy Banks
Jeff Corbett ... Victor Woods
Laura Harring ... Georgina Preston
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"The Thinning" takes place in a future plagued by overcrowding where population control is dictated by a high-school aptitude test. When two students (Logan Paul and Peyton List) discover the test is smoke and mirrors hiding a larger conspiracy, they must fight the system to expose it and take it down. Written by Legendary Digital Media

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Only the smartest will survive.


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12 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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This movie also contains Lia Marie Johnson, who was once before with another vine star in a movie called Expelled, featuring Cameron Dallas. Logan Paul is also a vine star along with his brother Jake Paul. See more »

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When the pupils are about to be killed they remove all of their clothing. It shows the girls bare shoulders, so bra's have also been removed. After Blake and Liana are in the pool and they are about to change clothes Liana has a bra on. See more »

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Bill Gates will be rubbing his hands in glee....
12 December 2016 | by matt-levettSee all my reviews

OK, its low budget but that does not effect its premise. It has awful glitches as in the clock saying 10.10am and after a two hour test the clock still says 10.10am......BUT!! This is a blockbuster of an idea that could well be put into practice in the near future. Its notion is horrific but potential in this barbaric world we live in these days.

The acting is strong and commendable and the pace is good and keeps you wanting more.

Its cliché in places, predictable but in my view is well worth the watch; especially if you wear a tin hat like me!

All in all a solid low budget thriller that will have you thinking about the future that just might be around the corner for us all.

7/10


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