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R| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
As a corporate auditor who works in a number of different offices, Jonathan McQuarry (Ewan McGregor) wanders without an anchor among New York's power brokers. A chance meeting with charismatic lawyer Wyatt Bose (Hugh Jackman) leads to Jonathan's introduction to The List, an underground sex club. Jonathan begins an affair with a woman known only as S (Michelle Williams), who introduces Jonathan to a world of treachery and murder.

Cast: Hugh Jackman , Ewan McGregor , Michelle Williams , Lisa Gay Hamilton , Maggie Q , Natasha Henstridge , Lynn Cohen , Danny Burstein

Director: Marcel Langenegger

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Deception (2008)

Release Date: April 25th, 2008|1 hr. 47 min.

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fan reviews ( 13 )
  • An overwrought and ultimately silly thriller. show more

  • The real culprit is first-time director Marcel Langenegger, who seems to have studied for his debut by watching nothing but Cinemax. The score hints at ominous activities that never happen, a rain machine provides the only atmosphere and the actors have to suffer through the silliest sex scenes in recent memory. show more

  • Why Hugh Jackman was so excited by Mark Bomback's script to star and produce the film is as big a mystery as why such talents-on-a-roll as Ewan McGregor and Michelle Williams joined the cast. show more

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  • December 30, 2012 Dee Jay J.J.
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    \"Excellent.\" j.j. east orange, nj, usa.

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  • May 22, 2008 jcayfkm
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    I agree with several of the reviewers; the film caught my interest based on the cast. It started out so slowly, surely I thought it would pick up - I was decepted! Not only did it not pick up, it came to a screaming halt. Slow-boring-predictably ridiculous. $25.00 and 2 hours of my life I'll never get back. A definite do- not-see; not even worth the cost of a rental.

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