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Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 20 November 2015 (USA)
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A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

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Billy Ray

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Billy Ray (screenplay), Juan José Campanella (film "El secreto de sus ojos") | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Ray Kasten
Nicole Kidman ... Claire Sloane
Julia Roberts ... Jessica Cobb
Dean Norris ... Bumpy Willis
Alfred Molina ... Martin Morales
Joe Cole ... Marzin / Beckwith
Michael Kelly ... Reg Siefert
Zoe Graham ... Carolyn Cobb
Patrick Davis Patrick Davis ... Luis
Eileen Fogarty ... Angie - Receptionist
Lyndon Smith ... Kit
Kim Yarbrough ... Nan
Mark Famiglietti ... Duty Sergeant
Amir Malaklou ... Aban Ghazala
Niko Nicotera ... Hammer / Chop Shop Thug
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Storyline

2002: Ray Kasten (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Jess Cobb (Julia Roberts) are two investigators in a private police unit led by the DA. When they receive an anonymous tip about a girl raped and killed, they rush to the scene. Ray realizes it is Jess' daughter and the team falls apart due to the grief. In 2015, Ray comes back to LA, and says that after 13 years, he has found a lead and convinces the DA to reopen the case. They find clues and leads unknown to them, and secrets from the past come to light as they start discovering the real, chilling truth. Meanwhile, Jess, dissatisfied with the law, decides to take matters into her own hands and track down the killer, no matter what lengths she has to go to. Written by Blake Slayton

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving disturbing violent content, language and some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,652,996, 22 November 2015

Gross USA:

$20,180,155

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,854,990
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 110251 delivered on 5 November 2015. See more »

Goofs

In both scenes where Ray and Bumpy spot Pac-Man, first in the horse stable and again at the baseball game, Ray calls out to him, giving him the heads-up and thus causing him to get away. Why on earth would a seasoned cop give the suspect a warning before he could subdue him? See more »

Quotes

Ray Kasten: [about his ex-wife] She was great, actually. She was kind of a saint. There was just one thing about her that neither one of us could fix.
Claire Sloane: What was that?
Ray Kasten: She wasn't you.
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Featured in Julia Roberts Discusses Her Most Challenging Role (2016) See more »

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Amarte Hasta Morir
Performed by Lenin Garcia
Music by Emilio Kauderer (BMI)
Lyrics by Lenin Garcia (BMI)
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Love the original and love the the remake
26 December 2016 | by MattyGibbsSee all my reviews

This is a rare beast a remake that is actually pretty good. Although it it isn't as good as the original, lacking the slow burn nature of it, it's still a well made and entertaining film.

It's pretty similar to the original but the shorter running time means it's faster paced which does diminish it's substance.

What makes this worth watching even for those who have seen the original is the acting. It boasts a top rate cast with Chiwetel Ejiofor and Julia Roberts particularly good.

For those who have seen the original this will hold no surprises but for those who haven't seen it, it is well worth watching with a great ending.


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