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Frailty (2002) Movie Information

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Matthew McConaughey
Bill Paxton
Matt O'Leary
Jeremy Sumpter
Powers Boothe
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An FBI agent runs into a man who claims his brother is a serial killer, which he begins to blame on his father's ridiculous claims of religious cleansing.

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A man walks into the offices of the FBI and declares that he knows the identity of a high profile serial killer, and sets about convincing the sceptical agent in charge by recounting the events of his life. Until Matthew McConaghey's recent catharsis as to the quality of the projects he becomes involved with, his career was littered with turds but this is far from the worst offender. It's a supernatural thriller in which the childhood victim of a murderous religious zealot tells of how the life of his younger brother and he were turned upside down by their father's "holy mission" which sets the scene for an intriguing story. McConaghey makes a suitably intense and enigmatic lead and his verbal sparring with disbelieving Powers Boothe works well. Unfortunately Bill Paxton's inexp...

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Adam Meiks (Matthew McConaughey) informs Agent Wesley Doyle (Powers Boothe) who the "God's Hand" serial killer is. He informs Doyle about his story when he was young, which involves his father (Bill Paxton) and Fenton his brother. Adam discloses that his father was approached by an angel to destroy demon's, and that he can see their acts when touched before disposing of them. A horrific premise but not much gory, but delves into the psyche of the Meiks family. Some nice quotes: Fenton - "Nothing that crazy could be real." Dad - "We don't kill people, we destroy demons." Adam - "Well you haven't even heard me out yet and already you doubt me." If only it had a better score and technical camera angles then I would have given this a higher rating. The kids, McConaughey and Paxton we...

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