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The Caller

Release Date: August 25th, 2008

PG-13|1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Financial officer Jimmy Stevens (Frank Langella) works at a prominent energy company. After years of guilt, he decides to sabotage the company in retaliation for their damaging business policies in the Third World. Knowing there is a good chance that he will be killed for this transgression, Jimmy hires private detective Frank Turlotte (Elliott Gould) to trail and watch him without revealing his reasons. Soon, a past link between Jimmy and Frank will become important.

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Genres: Drama, Thriller

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • The resulting cat-and-mouse game -- occupies most of the film's running time, to gradually diminishing results. show more

  • The Caller qualifies as something of a Holocaust movie, with flashbacks to World War II France. Guess who the two boys we see grow up to be? show more

  • Frank Langella's note-perfect, tour-de-force turn as a man elegantly shaping his own demise is nicely counterpointed by a shambling Elliott Gould as a bird-watching private eye. show more

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