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Cellular

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Cellular

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
89 minutes
Wide Release Date:
09/10/04
performer:
Kim Basinger, Chris Evans, William H. Macy, Noah Emmerich, Jason Statham
director:
David Ellis
distributor:
New Line Cinema
author:
Larry Cohen, Chris Morgan
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, ActionAdventure

We gave it a B-

A kidnap victim (Kim Basinger) randomly dials the cell phone of a beach bum (Chris Evans), imploring him to stay on the line. Before long, he is whipping around Los Angeles in a variety of stolen vehicles, all in a frantic attempt to save her. It’s like the madly busy climax of an action film stretched out to feature length.