Lists: Mystery, Thriller, Crime / Heist, Psychological Thrillers

Brief Synopsis: "Al Pacino stars as detective Dormer who is looking for the culprits who made him take the blame for a crime. The internal affairs office in Los Angeles meanwhile sends him to Alaska to investigate the death of a 17 year old. The film is a remake of the 1997 Norwegian film of the same name."

Overall Ranking: 1108 (Rank from 2002: # 24)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 28.57%
Regular 71.43%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Darren of Movie Reviews 10192(full review)
Skooch90(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown80(full review)
Bryan Lienesch75 - This is one of Christopher Nolan's lesser-known works, probably with sound reason.
Rob from GuysFilmQuest70
David Baruffi70
Dan O'Neill65(full review)

People Involved

  • Hilary Swank (Ellie Burr)
  • Al Pacino (Will Dormer)
  • Robin Williams (Walter Finch)
  • Maura Tierney (Rachel Clement)
  • Martin Donovan (Hap Eckhart)
  • Oliver Ole Zemen (Pilot)
  • Paul Dooley (Chief Nyback)
  • Nicky Katt (Fred Duggar)
  • Larry Holden (Farrell)
  • Jay Brazeau (Francis)
  • Lorne Cardinal (Rich)
  • James Hutson (Officer #1)
  • Andrew Campbell (Officer #2)
  • Paula Shaw (Coroner)
  • Crystal Lowe (Kay Connell)
  • Tasha Simms (Mrs. Connell)
  • Jonathan Jackson (Randy Stetz)
  • Malcolm Boddington (Principal)
  • Katharine Isabelle (Tanya Francke)
  • Kerry Sandomirsky (Trish Eckhart)
  • Chris Gauthier (Uniformed Officer)
  • Ian Tracey (Warfield (voice))
  • Kate Robbins (Woman on the Road)
  • Emily Perkins (Girl at Funeral)
  • Dean Wray (Ticket Taker)
  • Christopher Nolan (Director)

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