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Control Factor (2003)

An average everyman discovers he's the unwitting target of an ultra secret domestic black-op centering on mind control.

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Nelson McCormick

Writer:

John Dombrow
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Baldwin ... Lance Bishop
Elizabeth Berkley ... Karen Bishop
Tony Todd ... Reggie
Conrad Dunn Conrad Dunn ... Thrillkill
John Neville ... Director
Ann Marin Ann Marin ... Darco
Peter Spence Peter Spence ... Trevor Constantine
Susan Potvin Susan Potvin ... Susan
David Ferry ... Detective Jordan
Mif ... Homeless Trance Man (as MIF)
Raoul Bhaneja ... Clerk
Lisa Messinger Lisa Messinger ... Abused Wife
Joel Rinzler ... Abused Husband
Louise Gauthier Louise Gauthier ... Mommy
Colm Magner Colm Magner ... Daddy
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Lance Bishop is a common thirty-three years old American citizen, married with his beloved wife Karen and working in an insurance company. When a deranged shooter invades the building where Lance works, and shoots killing and hurting some colleagues of Lance, the guy tries to kill him and tells that he is saving Lance from a horrible destiny. Soon Bishop has nightmares and his life changes when he discovers what is the cause of his bad dreams. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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When your thoughts are not your own. See more »


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The main character's name - Lance Bishop - is a combination of actor Lance Henriksen's first name and the name of the character he played in Aliens (1986) and Alien³ (1992) - Bishop. See more »

Quotes

Trevor Constantine: [first lines - to self in mirror] Sheep. They're all just sheep, everyone of them. Can't see what's going on.
Trevor Constantine: They say the world ends not with a bang, but with a whimper.
[shoots out his television set]
Trevor Constantine: They're wrong.
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Freaky
21 January 2003 | by defcon_dudeSee all my reviews

I guess I've always been a sucker for movies like the Matrix where everything's weird and you don't know what's going on. This seems to be an attempt at that and for the most part it works. I can't say I'm very familiar with Adam Baldwin (is he a Baldwin brother?) but he seemed to do a good job with his part. And I was surprised to see Elizabeth Berkeley actually get to act for a change and not just take off her clothes. I guess they didn't have a very big budget because it isn't really about action as much as figuring out what's going on. There's a nice twist about midway into it that caught me totally by surprise. Also an interesting ending that - gasp! - tries to say something.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Control Factor - Zeugen der Zukunft See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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