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Nobel Son

Release Date: December 5th, 2008

R|1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
Soon after his insufferably arrogant father (Alan Rickman) wins the Nobel Prize for chemistry, Barkley Michaelson (Bryan Greenberg) is kidnapped by Thaddeus James (Shawn Hatosy), a young genius who claims to be Barkley's illegitimate half-brother. Motivated not so much by money as revenge, Thaddeus tries to convince Barkley to help him carry out a multimillion-dollar extortion plot against their patriarch.

Cast: , , , , , , ,


Genres: Thriller, Dark comedy

Distributor: Freestyle Releasing LLC

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  • A smart aleck-y kidnapping caper that whooshes around to a thumping electronic beat. show more

  • A mercilessly convoluted version of a Twister, that genre in which the plot whacks us as if it's taking batting practice. I will not hint at anything that happens. I will simply observe that it's all entertaining. show more

  • Nobel Son is not good. Nor is it bad. It exists, instead, somewhere in the middle ground of interesting enough to hold one's attention without actually providing any fresh, sensible or nonderivative developments. show more

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