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The Forgotten (2004)
IMDb Rating 5.8
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Julianne Moore Telly Paretta
Dominic West Ash Correll
Anthony Edwards Jim Paretta
Linus Roache A Friendly Man
Gary Sinise Dr. Jack Munce
Alfre Woodard
Christopher Kovaleski Sam
Matthew Pleszewicz Sam at 5
Jessica Hecht Eliot
Katie Cooper Library Clerk
Scott Nicholson Cop
Plot
With a plot that might've been lifted from The X-Files, nothing is quite what it seems in The Forgotten, a psychological conspiracy thriller with Julianne Moore doing fine work as a grieving mother whose nine-year-old son was killed in a plane crash. At least, that's what she's been led to believe, but when even her husband (Anthony Edwards) tries to convince her that she's delusional and never had a child, things start to get very spooky indeed. Dominic West (from HBO's superb series The Wire) plays a similarly traumatized father, and when they witness some very strange events--and a mysterious man (Linus Roache) who might be indestructible--this glorified B-movie potboiler directed by Joseph Ruben (best known for Dreamscape and The Stepfather) turns into a preposterous but entertaining trip into The Twilight Zone territory. Featuring Alfre Woodard as an intuitive New York detective and Gary Sinise as a seemingly sympathetic psychiatrist, The Forgotten offers adequate shocks and an intriguing, otherworldly study of tenacious parental instinct. It deserved its mixed reviews, but it's a fun spook-fest for rainy-day viewing. --Jeff Shannon
Movie Details
Genre Drama; Mystery; Sci-Fi; Thriller
Director Joseph Ruben
Producer Bruce Cohen; Dan Jinks; Joe Roth
Writer Gerald DiPego; Gerald Di Pego
Studio Revolution Studios
Country USA
Language English
Audience Rating PG-13
Running Time 91 mins
Movie Release Date 9/24/2004
Color Color
Personal Details
Format DVD
Seen It No
Index 483
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 6/16/2005
Product Details
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
UPC (Barcode) 043396100787
Release Date 1/18/2005
Subtitles Chinese; English; French; Korean; Thai
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1
THAI: Dolby Digital 5.1
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Color Closed-captioned Widescreen Dolby
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