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Tricked: The Documentary (2013)

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Modern-day slavery is alive and well in the United States, as thousands of victims are trafficked throughout the country to satisfy America's $3 billion-a-year sex trafficking industry. In TRICKED, directors John-Keith Wasson and Jane Wells bring us closer to the pimps, johns, police officers, parents and victims of America's thriving sex trade. (c) Kino Lorber

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Critic Reviews for Tricked: The Documentary

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

A documentary that presents the sexual exploitation of young women as a systemic cancer that feeds on public misconception as much as male appetites.

December 12, 2013 | Full Review…

The film is wisely sparing of melodramatic flair, allowing the inherent drama of the situation to horrify and harrow on its own.

December 10, 2013 | Full Review…

A hard-hitting documentary exposing the cruel underworld of sex trafficking of teenage girls.

December 18, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Sobering, [but] with a focus that is more anecdotal than comprehensive, Tricked comes off as basically on par with any given television newsmagazine story on the same topic.

December 17, 2013 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Another story is implicit here, about the kind of environment...that begets the kind of people it's difficult to see as more deeply shaded than horror-movie monsters. As a clarion call to a broader awareness, however, Tricked sounds a piercing note.

December 12, 2013 | Full Review…

Still, despite its wealth of urgent footage...Tricked doesn't have anything new or particularly eye-opening to say about its subject.

December 11, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Tricked: The Documentary

½

An interesting documentary that sets out to discuss a horrible endemic social cancer (to which there seems to be no solution), presenting the causes of human trafficking and modern-day slavery even though it may feel a bit superficial and not as in-depth as it could have been.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

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An eye-opening documentary about the sex trade, Tricked is provocative and daring. The film interviews several former prostitutes, pimps, and law enforcement agents as they share their experiences; with a focus on how women are lured and trapped into the lifestyle. The stories have a real earnestness to them that's quite compelling, and at times shocking. However, there's not much follow-through on a lot of the disturbing issues that are brought-up in these discussions. Yet even if it doesn't get remarkably in-depth, Tricked is a captivating and hard-hitting look at the growing problem of sex trafficking in America.

Dann Michalski
Dann Michalski

Super Reviewer

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