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Ridge Runners

Ridge Runners is a movie starring Jennica Schwartzman, Austin Haley, and Christopher Howell. When a 12 year old girl goes missing, detective Rachel Willow discovers that human trafficking can happen anywhere, even in her small town.

Running Time
1 hours 21 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Director
Hunter West
Writer
Austin Lott
Actors
Austin Haley, Jason Thompson, Jennica Schwartzman, Christopher Howell
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

When a 12 year old girl goes missing, detective Rachel Willow discovers that human trafficking can happen anywhere, even in her small town.

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Lori

I saw this film at a screening last night. It was okay, and I was happy to have seen the film for free, because I was too hungry for the movie to go to a theater. This film is a good film, but I think it could have been a lot better. It starts with a great idea, and it does a great job of getting you interested in the story. Then the story gets boring. It's not the whole point, the point of this film is the first 10 or so minutes. Thats not bad, the idea is really good, and that the film could have been a lot better. It's sad though, the film tries to get you excited about the first act, and fails miserably. The rest of the film is pretty boring, and it doesn't have any dramatic moments, the film just drags on and on. The direction is okay, the editing is okay, the cinematography is okay, and the acting is okay, but the film isn't good. Overall, I think it's a good film, but it could have been better. It's OK, but it's not great. But if you're looking for a film that will keep you interested, you'll like this film, but if you're looking for a film that will keep you interested, then this film isn't good.

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Adam B.

After being let down by the earlier films from Mr. Boorman, I was eagerly looking forward to this film. Mr. Boorman has always had a way with producing and for me he has managed to produce a number of decent films including this one. The film is based on a book by Carin Douglas of the same name and is the story of a single mother, Diane (Holly Hunter) and her four children living in the New York city area. She is divorced from her abusive husband and is now living with her ex husband who is a rough guy. She has three children from her first marriage and although they are not the most dependable of families, they seem to work hard and are happy. She has a strong connection to her children and wants them to live up to their potential. Her eldest son, Mason (Adam Driver) is a graffiti artist and has recently become involved in gang activities with his best friend. Her second son, Drew (Luke Wilson) is a nervous teenager who has recently become involved in drugs. The eldest daughter, Sarah (Emma Roberts) is a school teacher who has a part time job at a video rental shop. The youngest son, Miles (Josh Harnett) is struggling to make a go of things at his boarding school. She begins to notice that some of the kids are behaving in a more brazen fashion and she begins to suspect that Mason is acting as a front man for some type of drug operation. She makes it her mission to get her children back to normal and, to her amazement, she becomes involved in the activities of her daughter's neighbours. As a result, she soon discovers that her children have been having an affair. When she confronts Mason, he explains that he is a high level member of a gang and is in league with a drug dealer who is being protected by a personal friend of his. This is followed by a series of events that are fascinating, until the tragic ending. What is so fascinating about this film is that it is based on a true story, which is one of the reasons I had such a great time watching it. Not all crime films are based on true events and this one is no exception. The film does have some dark moments but it is also a film with a lot of good elements. The acting is good from the entire cast and the directing is solid. The film has many twists and turns and has a good pace. I think that the film is great, especially the ending which is excellent. The film is not perfect but it is not bad either. This is a film that everyone should watch.

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Samantha S.

With his latest movie, Bruce Willis finally became a B-movie star, that is saying something. This is probably the best work that he has done since his last classic, Shaun of the Dead. Before this he was basically the Bruce Willis of the 1990s, you know, the guy who just had all the best moments. This movie gets to the point a lot faster than Shaun of the Dead, which in my opinion is an achievement. The story is a little bit too convoluted, which can be a problem for the more patient viewer. That being said, this is a very good action movie and it is worth seeing.

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Amber Daniels

I have been disappointed with the crime dramas that have come out of Hollywood. My only hope is that we will eventually see good movies that are just as entertaining as the kinds of stories Hollywood is producing. I still haven't seen just how good this film is. I saw it on DVD and when I saw all the positive reviews I was glad that I saw it on DVD. However, if you are expecting a straight-forward, street-smart crime drama with little dramatic content then you will be disappointed. This movie is not for the faint-hearted. There are scenes of violence and/or sexual content and the last 5 minutes of the film are very intense. My guess is that the major motion picture industry is trying to cover their embarrassment of the violence and/or sexual content in their films. The movie is very graphic and intense and I would not be surprised if more violent movies will be produced in the future. This film is more a psychological drama than a crime drama and that's fine with me. I like the fact that the characters were trying to figure out what to do with the people who were threatening their lives. I also liked the fact that they all knew what the real issue was but they were afraid to come forward with it. I did not like the fact that the lead character had such a tight grip on the situation because he would not let his brain loose. I also did not like the fact that he had to give the small talk to the police as he wasn't quite sure how to tell them that he had a threat. I think the characters should have had more time to develop their feelings before they were on the streets. I don't know how the director and the other actors in this movie did the scenes but they did them pretty well. The plot was fairly well-written and there were several memorable scenes. I liked the way the film had the characters facing down a "mob" that had infiltrated their lives. The reason I rate this movie higher than the majority is because of the action scenes. The action scenes in this film are well-done and I enjoyed the way the film was filmed. I really enjoyed the way the camera-work in this film was done. The direction was well done and it showed the director's talent. The acting in this film was also very good and I think it was well-done. I really liked how they brought together the various characters in the movie and how the roles were played by the actors. I also liked how the characters in the movie had different emotions. I also liked how the police officer really struggled with his feelings towards the people who were committing the crimes. I think this movie

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Nicole J.

The only movie I have seen where the characters are characters and not stereotypes. The cast is fantastic. The direction is flawless. This movie has to be a movie that hits home in the viewer and you're not tired of it. It's just so sad to see that so many people don't realize how good and enjoyable this movie is. My friends and I will watch it again and again and it will be just as great and as memorable.

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Ethan W.

I'm going to start by saying that I watched this movie because I am an ardent fan of the original L.A. Story. I'm also an avid movie watcher. I don't like when movies are over rated because they tend to do more harm than good to the actual genre and movie. On the other hand, a movie is what it is and if a movie has a bad review because it's perceived to be more "action oriented" or is not of the highest standard than that's fine with me. On this occasion, I think it's unfair for reviewers to come in with those expectations and consequently do them. One reviewer said that the action in this movie was "weak" and that it was "mediocre" and I can't agree more. What I did like about this movie was the fact that it was very different from the first film and it was done with a lower budget. There is nothing about this movie that I didn't expect. The action was still great, but was not done with the same flair as the first one. I think that the action was more subdued in this one. I think that most of the action in this film was a lot more understated, which made it much better and memorable. If the action wasn't flashy it would have been average, but when the action is flashy it makes it more of a spectacle. I liked the fact that the film was able to keep the audience involved, and there were some nice twists in the end. This film had more substance to it than the first, and that's what I love about it. I think the cast was very strong and the actors did a great job. But the story, and the twist, were weak. I think the only reason that I give this film a 7 is because I loved the original L.A. Story, and I like when the original is done right. Overall, I think that this movie is a good one for the genre, but not a great one. It was OK, but it wasn't great. If you are a fan of the original, this movie is definitely a must have for you.

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Wayne Larson

The tale is about a man (Dudley Dursley) that is a recluse and alcoholic (Stallone) that has his former wife (Cate Blanchett) in a rambling and secluded house in the country with him. When he discovers that his wife is planning to divorce him, he doesn't want to move to a better place. He decides to stay in the old country house and continue living as he always did. However, the place is the same, but the rooms have been changed, and the family is no longer together. It doesn't help that the local sheriff (Robert De Niro) doesn't trust the Dursleys because of their dark past. Another problem is that it's getting late and Dudley doesn't have much time left. However, he still refuses to move. During all this, he meets a woman (Cate Blanchett) who is a teacher at the local school, and in turn, she helps him through the crisis. It is not clear to me what caused the Dursleys to have such a dark past, although it may have something to do with their childhood. What was more important was that the Dursleys moved to a better place, and were free from problems. These problems may have included an abuse of alcohol, and a divorce. But the best solution that they came up with was to move back in with the Dursleys. So what's the big deal? I think this is a good movie because it shows a good side of people who are trying to get back into their lives, but it doesn't push the blame to the Dursleys, but to the "bad" people in their past. It's just the story of a person trying to get back to life after being away for so long. At least for me, it was a bit too emotional. I don't know if it was because of the buildup, or because I've been in this situation before, but it did turn me into a teary-eyed film. Overall, I liked this movie. It was a little too long, and I don't know if it was because of the build up or because of the events that occurred, but it was a good movie. The acting was great. It's a good film because it shows that sometimes in life, there is good and bad. I was even sad for Dudley and his wife. I also liked the ending because Dudley never really said goodbye to his wife. I liked the end because the movie ended with a nice touch and a little happiness.

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Dennis

I was quite surprised by this movie. I thought it would be like any other porno movie, but it wasn't. It was really good. The director did a really good job in putting us in the movie. I also enjoyed the acting and the characters. My favorite character was certainly the second biggest. He was portrayed as a man who had lost his girl because he got involved with another man and wanted to be the one who did. I thought his character was believable and even though he may not have had a lot of lines, he did them really well. Also I liked the way the movie played with the relationship between a wife and husband. In some parts, it was very hot. The part that got me the most was when the wife and husband did not get along. They both found out about the other man and the wife was angry because he didn't treat her better. I thought it was a good thing, because if the man and woman would have worked it out they would have got along a lot better. Another thing that caught my eye was the music. It was very modern and it fit the movie perfectly. Overall, I thought this movie was good and not like any other movie. My favorite part of the movie was when the wife and husband both get together and do what they wanted. I also thought that it would be a good idea for people to watch this movie before getting married and that they might find out a lot about each other before getting married.

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Kevin Stephens

I really like this movie. It's unique. The stories are very different, but they seem to be connected. It's really interesting. I'm not really interested in a story where the main character's behavior has more to do with what people thought he did. But I don't mind watching movies like this one, and the fact that it's made by a female director doesn't hurt. This is a very different kind of movie, it's not like you can just tell a story about a boy getting bullied and being bullied. But it is interesting. And I really like the way that the stories are told. It's not about the "good" and the "bad" of the main character. It's about the differences between the people in the stories. It's a very different kind of movie. And I love it.

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Victoria

I really like James Ransone as an actor. I think he's got a great presence and personality. He's almost like an actor in real life. The character is about the same. And the other actors are really good too. They make a great team. I think the plot is the most interesting part. It's not that there's a lot of action, but it has a lot of information about people's lives. I like that. It's very interesting. Sometimes I wish there was more information in the movie. Sometimes it's just information. But I think the movie is good enough. It's not boring. There are a few things that's not really well made. But if you think about it, it's the first movie with so much information in the movie. I think the movie is pretty good. It's a good movie. I like it.

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Paul

Being of East Indian heritage, I was expecting an East Indian version of Deliverance, for many reasons. One was that it would be a straight to video release, and there is a brilliant Ian Bannen in the lead role, with similar grit, determination, humour and a solid supporting cast. The other reason is that to watch this movie is to watch an excellent story, all told in a cool, realistic and interesting way. This is what makes it a real, funny, sad and believable story. The director, Byron Reed, has also done an excellent job of making the movie as honest and real as possible. In this film, there is a lovely love story between the two lead characters, about a lost love. However, there is no sense of menace to the relationship. I do not mean to imply that these people are not in love, I mean that the couple could not really be in love because of the culture of East India. The story is told in such a way that it can be a real pleasure to watch, and even a little tearful at times. It has a realistic approach to the characters and the story. The acting, while not outstanding, is good enough, and even the role of the little girl who is probably the strongest link with the story. I found the movie to be a joy to watch, and the emotional moments are the best parts of it. The story is told very well, with an intelligent realism, it does not have any dry or emotionless moments in it, which can make the movie a real winner. The director shows some love to cinema, and he knows how to mix up real locations with cinematographic effects and styles. One of the major differences between this movie and most other movies is that it is not as long as the typical 80 minutes movie, and yet it never feels too long. Another major difference between the movie and most other movies is that the entire movie takes place in one location. This can be very effective if done well, as in this case it really helps keep the story moving along. To me the movie has three main strengths, and each of these are extremely important to this movie. The main strengths are the acting, the script, and the overall "style". My opinion on the screenplay and script writing is that it is not as good as the acting, and the script writing is good, but not great. But the style of the movie was definitely one of the main strengths of the movie. While this movie is not going to be an instant classic like "Dog Soldiers", or "High Noon", or "The Great Escape", it is a well-done

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Lisa Ramos

Gentle movie of self discovery and redemption. It's not a new kind of movie, but it's true to its genre. Maybe it's a little longer than it needed to be, but that's its weakness. It's not a dark movie. Maybe that's what I'd expected. But that is what I got. It's a movie about young people, a movie about growing up, about growing up in the post-9/11 world. It's about racial, religious and political divisions, about growing up. It's a real good movie.

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Lauren Young

I liked this movie a lot, even though I don't like Eastwood. It's more about how to do the right thing for the community than what is right for the individual. If you are a gun owner or what ever other "lefty" on the planet, then this movie is not for you. It is not meant for a fan of Clint Eastwood or Michael Douglas. If you have a taste of those other actors, and want to see the same thing that we do every single day, watch it anyway.

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Amy P.

Sci-fi is one of the best genre in movie industry and it's usually very strong in that genre. However, most of the movies have only one or two strong plot lines, which are so cliched in each of them. If you have seen the other movie in the same genre and you liked it, then you will probably not like this one. But I will say that this movie is about a running game that has a similar structure to Poker. But, it's a lot more violent and more gory in all the circumstances. Also, there are some more layers here. This movie also got more similarities with the Speed Racer series. It has the same plot, but this time it is a guy that had to stop a runaway train and that gave him a chance to get to Japan and help his friends with a price. But, it seems like the reward was only half of what they had expected. This movie is a very good action-thriller that will keep you interested all the way until the end. It has a lot of great action sequences, and it will keep you interested until the very end.

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Bobby Newman

I am not familiar with Quentin Tarantino's previous work, but this is definitely his best film to date. I do not understand the negative reviews that this film is panned by viewers. I think that a lot of critics seem to be so quick to throw out low-rent material for the benefit of snobs who know their B movies. I think this film is a well-told tale of simple, sadistic characters and their vicious nature. Tarantino is certainly a good director, so to be fair, maybe he can do better than this film, but there is certainly much more to this film than this film does.

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Dorothy J.

This movie is one of the best movies I've seen. Every single actor is amazing and the movie manages to touch all emotions. It's a truly tragic and haunting movie and will touch you at the end. This movie has a lot to say and I'm just not sure how to say it, it will either be too emotional or it will be too funny. I would recommend this movie to anyone.

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Samantha Reed

I saw "Ridge Runners" last night. It was really good. Some really strange plot twists and turns. I am going to check out "White Noise" and "7 Days in the Valley." If you like these movies, you should give this one a look. There are some funny moments, which I haven't seen in any other movie that's directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. I would definitely recommend "Ridge Runners."

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Jason

My buddy and I were picking up cans of beer on a Wednesday evening. He had one I'd never heard of before and I had an old one that we bought. We both agreed that I was giving this movie a bad review based on what I'd read in a bunch of previous comments. I mean we weren't the only ones to think that, or that the plot was weak. But I'm not going to give away any of the plot. To be honest, I didn't think it was that bad. I didn't think it was horrible. It was OK. It had some interesting elements, a likable and likable lead, some interesting characters and a somewhat gripping plot. If you're a Michael Bay fan you'll get to enjoy this, if not you won't. I liked it for what it was, and there's a reason it's rated R. If you're a guy, maybe that will keep you away. But if you're a woman, it's not a bad thing at all.

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Rebecca Estrada

This is a perfect example of what I'm talking about, in a quite nice and entertaining way. A man who is accused of killing a cop gets out of prison, but is caught in the midst of a gang war. As he tries to make the gang go away, he gets involved in their activities as well. What is this all about? Well, it's a crime thriller, which includes pretty graphic violence, though not as graphic as most movies of its kind. This is more of a drama than a thriller. There are quite a few actors in this movie, which is quite unique. There are quite a few characters in the film, and they all have a certain similarity to one another. The director has done an excellent job, and has put together a nice movie. It's quite entertaining to watch, though not quite the level of the first part of the film. It does lead you to a certain point, though. It's not the best movie I've seen, but it's not bad at all, and you should definitely give it a chance.

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Patrick M.

The film follows the lives of the Loner Girl's, going into her girlfriend's house with a knife. It's been done before, but this movie was way better. I really liked the camera work and the editing, like the killer was making the movie. I can't understand how some of the reviews said it was boring or stupid, it's not, it's suspenseful, it has a good story and it kept me engaged. The ending was a little messed up, but that's what happens in a movie like this. A 5/5 for the film. If you're a fan of noir/drama and/or thriller, it's worth it.