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PG-13| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
After a serious car accident in Berlin, Dr. Martin Harris (Liam Neeson) awakes to find his world in utter chaos. His wife (January Jones) does not recognize him; another man is using his identity, and mysterious assassins are hunting him. The authorities do not believe his claims, and he must go on the run alone. With an unlikely ally (Diane Kruger), Martin leaps into a perplexing situation that will force him to discover how far he is willing to go for the truth.

Cast: Liam Neeson , Diane Kruger , January Jones , Aidan Quinn , Bruno Ganz , Frank Langella , Rainer Bock , Sebastian Koch

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

Genres: Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Unknown (2011)

Release Date: February 18th, 2011|1 hr. 53 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 70 )
  • ignore the pileup of implausibilities and Unknown becomes a diabolically entertaining con game. Does it jerk you around? Yes. Suck it up. The ride's worth it. show more

  • Neeson has a way of getting upset - a frantic purposefulness - that fills viewers with both empathy and anticipation: He's so miserable that we care. show more

  • Trying to decipher all the convoluted pathways could drive you mad. Mostly, though, it is so ludicrous that it will unintentionally inspire laughter. show more

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  • May 20, 2011 cu00000000090935
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    Nothing new here. Predictable. But enjoyable.

  • March 24, 2011 mrngny
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    WAS GOOD

  • March 21, 2011 jpewther
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    I'd give it 3 1/2 but they don't have halfs. Amusing, but unbelievable.

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