The Cold Light of Day

The Cold Light of Day

DVD - 2013
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Will Shaw arrives in Spain for a week long sailing vacation with his family. The situation takes an unexpected turn when his family is kidnapped and Will gets tangled in an intergovernmental web of lies and secrets, with a briefcase in the center of the mystery. Will finds himself on the run and realizes that he must recover the briefcase and take down secret agents in order to get his family back alive.
Publisher: [United States] : Lions Gate Films, [2013], c2012
Edition: Unrated ed
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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Reading_Right
Sep 03, 2017

The ONE good thing about this film is: Movies can't get stupider than this. (Although, don't underestimate Follywood. They're unprecedented at continually sinking lower...)
If you look in the Dictionary for the definition of "B.S.", it will say, "refer to the Film 'The Cold Light of Day'".

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Jonbeams
Feb 20, 2015

this is a grat Bruce Willis movie--although he is short lived in this film, it is still a great film as espionage goes.

mrsgail5756 Jan 15, 2014

This movie was entertaining and interesting but not one of my favorite for this year. Not too bad---good performance.

Ltoepfer71 Jan 09, 2014

Very good movie

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Master_Yopa
Dec 21, 2013

Okay suspense action movie but only a cameo part for Bruce Willis.

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jackandbean
Dec 19, 2013

Decent enough movie but needed more of Willis!

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matcat44
Oct 05, 2013

I can think of one redeeming feature - the scenery at the beginning ; otherwise complete drivel. Once the scenery was gone, so was I.

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franzkafka
Sep 25, 2013

Oh, sorry the awful review was supposed to be for Coldplay

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neonkc
Sep 05, 2013

very good

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jimg2000
Sep 03, 2013

Agree with the critics from Rotten Tomatoes: "Defined by needless, frenetic exertion in lieu of anything resembling inspiration." What a waste of a decent plot and actors: "Rather than defining those twists and turns with sharp punctuation, director Mabrouk El Mechri turns them into gentle speed bumps, making the film barely interesting rather than exhilarating ". My take was a movie with continuous over-dramatized scenes that slowed down the drama to "enough already! move along!"

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aaa5756 Aug 12, 2013

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill

aaa5756 Aug 12, 2013

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

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