Captivity (2007)

R   |    |  Crime, Horror, Mystery

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A man and a woman awaken to find themselves trapped in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed.


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4 July 2007 | crissy_snow
| Be careful what you disclose to others
Keywords of movie: Horror/Torture; Facing of ones own fears and strengths.

Story Genre: a Torture Horror; a Suspense Thriller; a Psychological Thriller

The Story centers around two young people as they Endure endless tests of their inner strength, It is disclosed that the tests hold a much deeper meaning, as fears must be faced, those unthinkable situations are presented.

The movie held my interest, as I learned more about their backgrounds, and the very small hints only to the identity of the bad guy(s) The characters were nicely portrayed and the plot was smoothly played out. Elisha Cuthbert;The main female character was beautiful, she had a helpless kitten way about her, yet knew underneath she had a tiger that could emerge and attack. Daniel Gillies;The lead male, wow now this guy is going to go far, he can surly act with the best of them. He is built he has a confidant take charge manner, with a gentle touch. He has an air about him, almost aloof.

I only felt a mild sense of boredom towards the middle, it seemed more focused on trying to get a sex scene in the movie than the actual story line. And I found the many actual torture scenes to be enough to keep me squirming in my seat.

The ending blew my mind, I thought I had it figured out middle way through, but was totally wrong, Lol, very well done.

Even though the actual plot is not totally unique, I felt this time the character was much better able to keep the facade going longer thus keeping the audience in suspense longer.

I felt very entertained after viewing the movie, the rest of the night was spent in discussion of the movie pointing out each characters strong points and how each scene played out. I know I will be telling all my friends about the movie, and seeing if they won't watch the movie and join the discussion and appreciation of the work of art.

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Release Date:

13 July 2007



Country of Origin

USA, Russia

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,550,000 15 July 2007

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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