Death Sentence (2007)

R   |    |  Action, Crime, Drama


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Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.


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4 September 2007 | docxavier951
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| A Stunning And Gut-wrenching Experience
I've been debating about how to review this film...and you know what? I'll keep it as lean and focused as "Death Sentence" was. I got to view some fine film-making, expertly acted and directed. Bacon has always been an actor whose dives head-first into difficult roles, and this one covers a wide range of emotions...from family concern and love to grief to rage to fear to finally cold machine-like calm. I was particularly impressed with James Wan, who really raised his game to A-list level, easily creating moments of drama, action and suspense. His skill gave the film moments of real entertainment, because the plot was not...it's bleak and brutal, and hardly ever lets up...but like Rob Zombie's "The Devil's Rejects" or William Friedkin's "Bug", the film will stay with me for a long time.

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,231,321 2 September 2007

Gross USA:

$9,534,258

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,974,459

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