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Release Date: July 8th, 2011

DVD Release Date: September 27th, 2011

R|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
After an atheistic neighbor (Charlie Hunnam) has an affair with his wife, a vengeful Fundamentalist forces the man to choose between killing himself or allowing someone else to die in his place.

Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Terrence Howard, Liv Tyler, Patrick Wilson, Jaqueline Fleming, Christopher Gorham, Jillian Batherson, Mike Pniewski

Director: Matthew Chapman

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Production Co: Foresight Unlimited

Distributors: IFC Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Getting a movie's setup right is one thing. But following through on an intriguing premise is the hard part, and that's where Matthew Chapman's The Ledge, a thriller that wrangles with intricate ideas about faith and religious extremism, goes splat. show more

  • It eventually fails, not because of its philosophical ideas, but because it introduces so many of them at the same time that even a viewer with a score pad can't keep up. show more

  • Charlie Hunnam and Terrence Howard put enough actors' oomph into these ledge mates to make them authentic characters even though the film fails to achieve anything like the same level of authenticity. show more

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