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A Crooked Somebody (2017)

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An attention-seeking psychic is kidnapped and tries to use the situation to boost his popularity.

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Trevor White

Writers:

Andrew Zilch (story), Andrew Zilch

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Credited cast:
Amanda Crew ... Stacy
Ed Harris ... Sam Vaughn
Amy Madigan ... Joyce Vaughn
Joanne Froggatt ... Chelsea Mills
Michael Mosley ... Bill Banning
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Nathan
Gillian Vigman ... Monica Lewis
Rich Sommer ... Michael Vaughn
Randee Heller ... Phylis
Paul Ben-Victor ... Detective Zimmer
Audrey Wasilewski ... Cynthia
Amanda J. Dobos ... Presentation Guest
Toni Torres ... Maria
Michael Trotter ... Ben
Greg Audino ... Det. Rabe
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An attention-seeking psychic is kidnapped and tries to use the situation to boost his popularity.

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psychic | See All (1) »

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Better to be an honest nobody than a crooked somebody.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Rich Sommer grew up in Stillwater, Mn. See more »

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Psychic Treat
4 November 2018 | by omendataSee all my reviews

This is how a thriller should be written.

Although it has the look and feel of a tv movie; even the sound effects, music and feel were all very 1970/80's don't let that put you off, it is so much more.

For once we have a good story and clever writing throwing morals and honesty at every turn to make the viewer think, superb acting from virtually every character, involving and intriguing story that keeps you guessing and wanting more and the finale was for once not a let down and a joy to behold.

Even the title music at the end topped the film off for me - Reminiscent of an old Jim Reeves tune. The whole movie was crafted to play out like a TV murder mystery you used to watch on a Saturday night but with a lot of aplomb, polish and craft.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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2.39:1
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