Tortured (2008)

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An FBI agent in the midst of a crucial undercover investigation resorts to extreme measures in order to prove himself in this /crime thriller starring Cole Hauser, James Cromwell, and Laurence Fishburne. FBI agent Kevin Cole (Hauser) is under direct orders from powerful crime boss Ziggy to track down millions in stolen cash. As he begins to turn the screws on the shady mob accountant (Fishburne) who may just have all the answers, Agent Cole realizes that the is slowly slipping though his … More

Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Nolan Lebovitz
On DVD: Sep 16, 2008
Runtime:
Sony Pictures Entertainment

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as Archie Green

as Brian

as Murphy

as FBI Psychiatrist
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Critic Reviews for Tortured

All Critics (2)

A terrific cast delivering top performances %u2026 but the writing %u2026 ends up tying itself in knots

Full Review… | March 21, 2009
Urban Cinefile

...a well-intentioned yet undeniable misfire.

Full Review… | December 1, 2008
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Audience Reviews for Tortured

A predictable, yet watchable thriller. However, the final scene (suggesting that there's a scope for a sequel) was absolutely unnecessary & way too silly.

imrealgod
familiar stranger

Super Reviewer

½

Tortured, for the most part, is the sort of film that you think is going one direction, and ends up going in another. This is largely to the film's benefit, being more concerned with set-up, story, and characters. As a character study, Tortured is helped greatly by a strong performance from Cole Hauser, who does an excellent job keeping up a sustained level of intensity, and has a depth not seen by the rest of the cast, despite some good work by James Cromwell (Laurence Fishburne phones it in for the most part). The writing holds up for most of the film, save the last act, which seems to lose the film's earlier sense of realism. Still, the plot twists help keep it suspenseful, and the execution is enough to keep you engaged. It ultimately doesn't rise much above a B thriller, but for what it is, it works.

3.5/5 Stars

Jeffrey Meyers
Jeffrey Meyers

Super Reviewer

½

This is one TWISTED type of "guess who" movie that could have been a made for TV kind of thing...see this for the SUSPENSE of it...Constantly ask yourself..."WHO'S ZIGGY"??? LOL!

Fascade518
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