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Disconnect (2012)

R | | Drama, Thriller | 5 July 2013 (USA)
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A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world.

Director:

Henry Alex Rubin (as Henry-Alex Rubin)

Writer:

Andrew Stern

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Bateman ... Rich Boyd
Hope Davis ... Lydia Boyd
Frank Grillo ... Mike Dixon
Michael Nyqvist ... Stephen Schumacher
Paula Patton ... Cindy Hull
Andrea Riseborough ... Nina Dunham
Alexander Skarsgård ... Derek Hull
Max Thieriot ... Kyle
Colin Ford ... Jason Dixon
Jonah Bobo ... Ben Boyd
Haley Ramm ... Abby Boyd
Norbert Leo Butz ... Peter
Kasi Lemmons ... Roberta Washington
John Sharian ... Ross Lynd
Aviad Bernstein ... Frye
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Storyline

A hard-working lawyer, attached to his cell phone, can't find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today's wired world. Written by LD Entertainment

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Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, some graphic nudity, language, violence and drug use - some involving teens | See all certifications »

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Details

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Desconexión See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$210,744, 3 May 2013

Gross USA:

$7,435,950
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jason Bateman stated that this is his favorite film he has ever worked on. See more »

Goofs

With the exception of Nina Dunham's iPhone 5, the phones used by most characters are actually iPod Touch devices. See more »

Quotes

Rich Boyd: I knew there was something wrong with that kid.
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Connections

Featured in At the Movies: Venice Film Festival 2012 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Restless Youth
Performed by Air Dubai
Written by Lawrence Gririch, Michael Ray, Jon Shockness, Nick Spreigl, Tait Taylor, Julian Thomas, Wesley Watkins
Published by Air Dubai
Courtesy of Air Dubai
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Disconnect.
11 September 2013 | by mareva-742-370416See all my reviews

Why hasn't this movie been raved about? One of the best I have seen in a long time. Don't even think it got a cinema release in Australia. This is the sort of movie that should have Oscar nominations and a must see. An ensemble cast and all are outstanding. Jason Bateman is such an under rated actor but can just about do anything, probably hurt by Arrested Development although I must admit I did like that show. If you liked movies like Crash you should enjoy this. 3 stories going on at the same time which also have some intermingling, if there is such a word. IMDb rating is a bit low and I would rate it in the high 8's even getting close to a 9. Have banged on a bit as I didn't realize you needed to submit 10 lines of text to post a review/comment.


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