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Actors: Michael Douglas, Sean Bean, Brittany Murphy

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A group of thieves steal a rare gem. Two of the group double cross the leader Patrick Koster (Sean Bean) and take off with the stone. Ten years later Prominent psychiatrrist Nathan Conrad (Douglas) is asked to examina a disturbed patient named Elisabeth Burrows (Brittany Murphy). Patrick Kidnaps Nathan's Daughter, forcing him to try and extract a secret number from Elisabeth which will lead Patrick to the location of the precious gems.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Bobby Blades




Dr. Nathan Conrad (Michael Douglas) is a highly trained and highly paid psychiatrist. His patients usually consist of those wealthy enough to afford his fees, but he cannot turn down his friend's request for help. Dr. Louis Sachs (Oliver Platt) is desperate for someone to break through with a female patient who recently killed someone and could end up jailed in a mental institution for the rest of her life. What Nathan doesn't know when he agrees to help is that locked inside Elisabeth's mind is a series of numbers that Patrick Koster (Sean Bean) is more than willing to kill for...
The review of this Movie prepared by Debbie




A group of thieves rob a valuable jewel from a bank. One of the thieves becomes a traitor and steals the jewel. He dies but his daughter Elizabeth ends up with it.

Cut to the present. A psychiatrist, Nathan Conrad (Douglas), wakes up and finds that his daughter has been kidnapped. He gets a mysterious phone call from the kidnapper, who happens to be the lead bank robber Patrick (Bean), that tells him that he has to make a woman named Elizabeth (Murphy), the traitor's daughter, snap out of her catatonic state. Elizabeth knows where the jewel is and they will kill Nathan's daughter if they don't get it back in time.
The review of this Movie prepared by Dashaun Montanez



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   criminal kidnappers

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   crushed    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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