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Close (2019)

TV-MA | | Action, Thriller | 18 January 2019 (USA)
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Sam, a bodyguard and counter-terrorism expert, takes a job protecting a rich young heiress named Zoe. Neither party is keen on the arrangement until a violent kidnapping forces them to go on the run.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Noomi Rapace ... Sam Carlson
Olivia Jewson ... Sarah
Abdellatif Chaouqi ... Joe
Sophie Nélisse ... Zoe Tanner
Huw Parmenter ... Adam
Cherise Silvestri ... Camille Simard
Indira Varma ... Rima Hassine
Sargon Yelda ... Anas
Robin Kermode ... Edward
Charley Palmer Rothwell ... Nico
Eoin Macken ... Conall Sinclair
Akin Gazi ... Alik
Jonathan Jude ... Zack
Anna-Marie Sullivan Anna-Marie Sullivan ... Izzy (as Anna Marie Sullivan)
George Georgiou ... Nabil
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Storyline

Hired to protect a pampered mining heiress Zoe (Sophie Nélisse), bodyguard Sam (Noomi Rapace) finds herself tangled in a deadly conspiracy. When attackers target the heiress she's protecting, battle-hardened bodyguard Sam scrambles to save her client - and teach her how to fight back. Written by Raihan Khondker

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Trained to Protect. Born to Survive.

Genres:

Action | Thriller

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Arabic | French | English

Release Date:

18 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Close See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Noomi Rapace performed all her own stunts for this role. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the film, as Sam is driven to Zoe's residence, she is informed that Zoe's mother passed away when Zoe was 10. In a later scene near the end, she and Zoe discuss how Zoe's mother passed away when Zoe was 8. See more »

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Burn Your Houses Down
Performed by Rebekah Dobbins
Written by Rebekah Dobbins and Paul Simm
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Really good!
14 February 2019 | by biggiebabySee all my reviews

Such a refreshing film! Actual acting and solidly written screenplay. A much needed action departure from comic-book-movie-fatigue... Though the self generated content of Netflix and Prime has taken a "if you throw enough, some of it will stick" philosophy. Allbeit, no fault of their own. This little one definitely sticks. Tight, well made and edited to the T, good enough to buy and put in your video library...if you could. Noomi, my love, Im very biased towards her, I'll admit.... plays a complete bad ass....so watchable! And the rest of the cast, very strong, perfect casting. In these days of Oh-so-tiresome Identity politics many reviewers make this film out to be a strong female blah blah femifilm, It just struck me as just a damn fine popcorn munching good time movie. Watch it, its good!


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