The Prisoner (2009)


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Ian McKellen and James Caviezel headline this remake of Patrick McGoohan's landmark British television series. Shortly after resigning from a clandestine spy organization based in New York, a man (Caviezel) awakens in The Village and discovers that he's now known as "6." A desert oasis in which conformity is the key to contentment, The Village is populated by people who seem to have no knowledge of the outside world. Everyone in The Village is designated a number, and the omnipresent 2 … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Television, Horror, Mystery & Suspense
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Written By: Bill Gallagher
On DVD: Mar 23, 2010
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The opening episode and the closing episode were decent, but everything in between seems to be just fluff to add confusion to the audience via the characters themselves.

Full Review… | July 21, 2012
7M Pictures

Not even the combined forces of Jesus and Gandalf can save this from being anything more than just a passable time killer.

Full Review… | October 24, 2010

The producers approach the concept with all due seriousness and, for all the enigmatic details, a literalness that loses the dark humor, satirical wit and the allegorical resonance of the original.

Full Review… | March 25, 2010

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