Able Danger (2008)


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A guy with an interest in news that slips past the major media outlets stumbles upon the biggest and most dangerous unreported story of the decade in this independent fusion of film noir and political thriller. Tom Flynn (Adam Nee) runs a leftist bookstore and coffee shop in New York, and in his spare time publishes a zine devoted to conspiracy theories relating to the September 11th terrorist attacks. Tom's writings lead him to a meeting with Kasia (Elina L÷wensohn), a beautiful woman from … More

Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: ,
Written By: Paul Krik
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as Thomas Flynn

as O'Rourke

as Agent Bundy

as Felicity

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Critic Reviews for Able Danger

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Modeled on noir and executed on acid, Able Danger is a paranoid fantasy of geek superheroics that lunges desperately for political relevance.

Full Review… | September 10, 2008
New York Times
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Able Danger's various generic elements and ambitions, while successful on their own, resist melding into a successful pastiche.

Full Review… | September 10, 2008
Village Voice
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Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Top Critic

More than just a self-referential lark, Able Danger tells a smart, inventive story.

Full Review… | November 27, 2008

Paul Krik's stylish, darkly comic conspiracy thriller takes its title from a classified military program alleged to have identified four 9/11 hijackers prior to the terrorist attacks, and borrows its gleaming B&W look from The Maltese Falcon.

Full Review… | September 17, 2008
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Director Paul Krik would prefer if we all compared his feature-length debut to the practically minimalist The Parallax View, but Able Danger is really a hipster version of Soderbergh's inane The Good German.

Full Review… | September 7, 2008
Slant Magazine

Audience Reviews for Able Danger


Strange and sometimes dull story of the indie thriller film with unknown actors & actresses.

Dean McKenna

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