Frantic (1988)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama, Mystery


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In a hotel room in Paris, a doctor comes out of the shower and finds that his wife has disappeared. He soon finds himself caught up in a world of intrigue, espionage, gangsters, drugs and murder.


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  • Harrison Ford and Emmanuelle Seigner in Frantic (1988)
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  • Harrison Ford in Frantic (1988)
  • Emmanuelle Seigner in Frantic (1988)
  • Emmanuelle Seigner in Frantic (1988)

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10 September 2005 | cultfilmfan
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Frantic, is about an American doctor named Richard Walker, who travels to Paris, France along with his wife Sondra. Once they get settled into the hotel Richard, takes a shower and soon leaves the bathroom to find that Sondra is gone. He asks around the hotel and nobody has seen her and nobody has. Not knowing much of the French language Richard, finally finds a young woman named Michelle, who seems to know more than she lets on and may help him to get back to Sondra. Frantic, has good direction, a good script, good performances by everyone involved, good original music, good cinematography and good film editing. Frantic, is a well made film and has some good acting and a good script that is smart and well paced which really makes this film a lot better than other thrillers. It relies more on style than violence and special effects and things blowing up and it is very well put together and constructed. There is enough here for a thinking movie fan and enough action near the end of the film for action film fans as well. It is also well made and works well as a psychological thriller and also as a drama and even a mystery. This is a well put together film which is helped by a good script, direction and performances.

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,359,424 28 February 1988

Gross USA:

$17,637,950

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,637,950

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