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24: Redemption (2008)

24 (original title)
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Former Federal Agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.

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Joel Surnow (creator), Robert Cochran (creator) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kiefer Sutherland ... Jack Bauer
Cherry Jones ... President-Elect Allison Taylor
Bob Gunton ... Ethan Kanin
Colm Feore ... Henry Taylor
Powers Boothe ... President Noah Daniels
Robert Carlyle ... Carl Benton
Jon Voight ... Jonas Hodges
Peter MacNicol ... Tom Lennox
Gil Bellows ... Frank Tramell
Hakeem Kae-Kazim ... Colonel Ike Dubaku
Siyabulela Ramba Siyabulela Ramba ... Willie
Isaach De Bankolé ... President Ule Matobo (as Isaach De Bankole)
Kris Lemche ... Chris Whitley
Eric Lively ... Roger Taylor
James Joseph O'Neil ... Halcott
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Storyline

Set 18 months where Season 6 of '24' left off, former government agent Jack Bauer is in a self-imposed exile in the fictitious African country of Sangala where he hopes to escape from a U.S. investigation of him for his past methods, and to run from his past. Bauer works at a mission school for orphaned children run by his friend Carl Benton. The country is at the mercy of a rogue warlord general named Juma who is plotting a coup to overthrow the government and his right-hand man Colonel Dubaku, is abducting orphan boys and forcibly recruiting them into Juma's army. Bauer and Benton must work together to save the dozen or so boys and try to get them out of the country before Juma takes over. Meanwhile in Washington D.C., it is Inauguration Day where the outgoing President Noah Daniels is handing over the presidency to the first female president Allison Taylor (Cherry Jones). Hearing about the coup, Daniels wants to evacuate the country before it falls to the rogue general, while ... Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

24: The Movie See more »

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(DVD extended cut) | (extended) | (extended) | (original) | (DVD) | (original television) | (extended)

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Roger Taylor's line to his girlfriend Samantha ("You know I enjoy watching you get dressed almost as much as watching you get undressed") is the same thing German Agent Theo Stoller said to Collette Stenger in season five. See more »

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During the attack on the school Jack runs around a building and his jacket rides up and you can see his wireless microphone pack in the small of his back. See more »

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President Noah Daniels: I appreciate your idealism.
President-Elect Allison Taylor: I can't say the same for your cynicism.
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Follows 24: Day Six - Debrief (2007) See more »

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OK, but not good enough.
28 November 2008 | by AzaraTSee all my reviews

A full length episode of 24, but does it work? Well, I can't help it, but this seems to be kind of rushed. The script and story aren't as good as it should be. I felt kind of bored watching this.

Jack seems to be a bit "overpowered" and he seems to have a gift to dodge bullets. Okay I know this happens in a lot, but they kind of over do it here.

I like the way that it is real time. Unlike in the series, it seems like it is possible to do all the things they do in the given time period. It doesn't feel the 24ish though, one of the most vital part of 24 CTU is not involved in the movie at all.

With that said, it is not that bad. It seems like quite a nice start of the 7th season, and it is nice to get into more details about what has happened between the two seasons. They didn't max out the potential of the movie, the script and story was in my opinion a bit dull.

But if you like the series and plan to follow the 7th season, be sure to check this one out.


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