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Columbus Circle (2012)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 6 March 2012 (USA)
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An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation.

Director:

George Gallo
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Selma Blair ... Abigail Clayton
Amy Smart ... Lillian Hart
Kevin Pollak ... Klandermann
Jason Antoon ... Detective Jerry Eaans
Robert Guillaume ... Howard Miles
Giovanni Ribisi ... Detective Frank Giardello
Beau Bridges ... Dr. Ray Fontaine
Jason Lee ... Charles Stanford
Samm Levine ... Bank Manager
Jerry Penacoli ... Jerry Penacoli
Bette Beatrice Bette Beatrice ... Hilary Lonnigan
Mary McNeal Mary McNeal ... Eleanor Waters
Branden Williams ... Real Estate Agent
Bubba Ganter ... Doorman (as Leon Ganter)
Diane Sorrentino ... TV Reporter
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Storyline

Abigail Clayton lives alone. Very alone. In fact, the attractive heiress has not left her Manhattan penthouse apartment for almost two decades. The famous daughter of a wealthy industrialist, Abigail disappeared from the prying eyes of the press and the intrusiveness of her family on her 18th birthday, the day she received her massive inheritance. During years of self-imposed isolation, Abigail has had contact with only two people-her building's Concierge, Klandermann, with whom she communicates via notes-and Dr. Raymond Fontaine, a longtime family friend and her sole confidant for most of her life. When the death of her elderly neighbor prompts NYPD Homicide Detective Frank Giardello to launch an investigation, the agoraphobic Abigail is distressed to find him outside her door, asking to question her. Having tried to acquire the dead woman's now vacant apartment to ensure her privacy, Abigail is further upset when her requests go unanswered, and new tenants Lillian and Charlie move ... Written by George Gallo & Kevin Pollak

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, some language and thematic material | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Columbus Circle - Fürchte deine Nachbarn See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,000,000
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Lillian comes home from shopping, she calls the doorman "Bubba", which seems to be the actual actor's nickname. See more »

Goofs

(at around 14 mins) When "Abigail" is speaking with the bank manager about closing her account he asks her what her passcode is. For security purposes no bank employee would never ask someone to tell them what their passcode is (even if they are closing the account) since they could then use it themselves. They would ask them to enter it on a keypad with it showing up hidden on the screen. See more »

Quotes

Abigail: What I wouldn't do for a shoe box full of tarantulas, right now.
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Soundtracks

Blues For Sancho
Written by Ken Stange and Bob Hackl
Performed by George Gallo and Sourcerer
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No better or worse then a Made for TV Movie
4 March 2012 | by suzishuz75See all my reviews

I agree with another reviewer who compared this to a Good Hitchcock Movie; found it to be suspenseful enough to keep me interested in wanting to know more.

Maybe I'm not as sophisticated as some movie critics, but to me even mediocre actors can carry a Story, and hold my attention; IMO all the Actors did their 'job' and got the Story told.

The 90 or so minutes helps also; so if you can sit through movies on TV or Cable, then you will not be disappointed sitting through this one.

Would I pay to see this, or watch it again? No, but I would recommend it to anybody who watches TV drams.

Want to add that I use IMDb for every Movie I am interested in, and think the service provided by IMDb is extremely helpful.


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