Overall Rank: 5208
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 202
Theatrical Release Date: 04/04/2003
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Joel Schumacher
Actors: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell, Katie Holmes, Paula Jai Parker
Plot: A sniper pins a man down in a phone booth, telling him if he hangs up the phone or disobeys him, he will die. -- Topher
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Indyfreak - wrote on 06/16/2018
An intense thriller based on a very simple yet effective high concept premise.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 05/07/2014
The film is about a sniper pins a man down in a phone booth, telling him if he hangs up the phone or disobeys him, he will die. This movie was well shot and the cast did a great job in there roles.
FSUNoles27TS - wrote on 12/05/2012
I remember when this was supposed to come the DC sniper shootings were occurring. This delayed the release. I think for those reasons is why this movie got as much attention as it did. I didn't find it that great. A decent movie and worth a watch.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 05/21/2012
When an obnoxious and self-serving PR guy answers a ringing phone in a booth on a busy Manhattan avenue, his world is turned upside down. Joel Schumacher is one of the consummate Hollywood hacks but here revisits the spirit of one of his better efforts, Falling Down. It essentially expands on an idea touched on in Fight Club, in that a someone may actually be forced to become a better person on pain of death. It's the kind of pulpy pot-boiler that is often wrecked by unnecessary padding, but the brisk no-nonsense approach here combines with it's short length to make quite an entertaining off-beat thriller. Kiefer Sutherland's vengeful psychopath who is only represented by a voice-over and a red dot for the majority of the film is the stand-out performance, but everyone involved acquits …
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