The Jacket (2005)

The Jacket
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Strong violence, Adult themes

Director: John Maybury
Actors: Adrien Brody, Brad Renfro, Daniel Craig, Jason Lewis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keira Knightley, Kelly Lynch, Kris Kristofferson, Steven Mackintosh, Jonah Lotan, Brendan Coyle, Richard Dillane, Mackenzie Phillips, Laura Marano, Angel Coulby

Academy Award ® winner Adrian Brody stars in this intense psychological thriller from the producers of Ocean's 12 and Insomnia. Also starring Keira Knightley, Kris Kristofferson, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Kelly Lynch, The Jacket is a “memorizing mindblower” and “claustrophobic nightmare” in the tradition of 12 Monkeys and The Machinist.

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Status: Normal
Run time: 103mins
Origin: GERMANY
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Member Reviews (32)

Barbara
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Sorry - I really don't remember ordering this movie.
Posted Wednesday, 9 December 2009 See my other reviews
John F.
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I seem to recall not liking this very. If I had, I'm sure I'd remember it better.
Posted Tuesday, 27 October 2009 See my other reviews
Anita L.
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I wouldn't really say the movie is a “memorizing mindblower” or “claustrophobic nightmare”. I found it a bit confusing/strange and not really scary at all. I quite like the relationship between the main character and the young girl, especially towards the end.
Posted Tuesday, 26 May 2009 See my other reviews
Peter
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I thought this a surprisingly good movie, considering I'd never heard of it. I thought they could have used a different main actor but the rest of the cast were fine. I'd watch it again in the future.
Posted Friday, 27 February 2009 See my other reviews
John P.
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absolute confusing and a waste of time, bacwards and forwards and all these well known actors taking part, it's the money that they get, I'ts work I suppose.
Posted Friday, 7 November 2008 See my other reviews
Sharon C.
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This is a brilliant movie. Loved it from the start.
Posted Wednesday, 22 October 2008 See my other reviews
Elizabeth C.
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Adrian Brody seriously stole this movie, you can FEEL his pain, and even though I can't stand Keira Knightley (and therefore was very hesitant to even see this movie) it's worth the watch.
Posted Friday, 12 September 2008 See my other reviews
Lara C.
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Very very very odd. Would never recommend it.
Posted Saturday, 23 February 2008 See my other reviews
Linda Y.
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Highly enjoyable, great movie
Posted Tuesday, 19 February 2008 See my other reviews
Philip H.
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Difficult to rate this movie. The acting was senstational, especially Adrien Brody's performance, however the story was fairly weak.
Posted Thursday, 7 February 2008 See my other reviews
Colin Y.
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Well worth watching if you are interested in time-travelling, alternate reality, dreamstate thrillers. Reminded me a little bit like one of Tim Robbin's earlier movies Jacobs Ladder.
Posted Thursday, 31 January 2008 See my other reviews
Peter B.
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Posted Monday, 17 September 2007 See my other reviews
Anthony S.
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Posted Saturday, 15 September 2007 See my other reviews
Jesse W.
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What is actually a very simple story is turned into a fantastic and interesting film. Brody is brilliant as usual playing a man who has died before and is believed to be crazy. The Jacket concept is scary and fascinating. Kiera Knightley is average with an even more average American accent. Very enjoyable film.
Posted Monday, 3 September 2007 See my other reviews
Sue J.
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Posted Friday, 6 July 2007 See my other reviews
Katarina F.
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First part hour was too much for me, flashing scenes of memories, thoughts, made the storyline weak, tempted to turn it off, but then, the rest of the film was brilliant and a real nailbiter.
Posted Saturday, 19 May 2007 See my other reviews
Nathan C.
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Posted Tuesday, 15 May 2007 See my other reviews
Sue T.
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goood movie
Posted Thursday, 19 April 2007 See my other reviews
Alistair L.
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Posted Tuesday, 2 January 2007 See my other reviews
iwaswayoff
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I was surprised that this was a straight to DVD movie. Its got a cracking cast, visually is very impressive and the story is not too bad to boot. In a nutshell, a left for dead soldier comes back to life and due to an unfortunate string of events ends up in a Mental Asylum. Some how the future meets the past and it's up to the soldier to work out why.
Posted Thursday, 21 September 2006 See my other reviews
JW
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Posted Saturday, 16 September 2006 See my other reviews
Barbara S.
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Posted Monday, 31 July 2006 See my other reviews
mick
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This story should have been told as a 2 or 3 part mini-series. There's just too much background and sub-plots to fit into a movie. Watching the deleted scenes helps a bit but the viewer is still left in the dark about too many things.
Posted Thursday, 15 June 2006 See my other reviews
Paul G.
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Fantastis thriller / horror, a great thinking movie with a great cast and a movie well worth watching.
Posted Tuesday, 2 May 2006 See my other reviews
Paul G.
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Great thriller, action and thrills with a thinking plot and storyline, a must see for thriller fans.
Posted Friday, 21 April 2006 See my other reviews
Judy L.
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Not my style but some may like it - a little bit too contrived for me
Posted Thursday, 6 April 2006 See my other reviews
Greg M.
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Interesting movie. Flashbacks and delusions? Was'nt sure if this guy was alive and it was a dream? or what was happening or the significance of the title The Jacket until late in the movie. I hope thats not the way mental illness was treated in the past? Mind blowing.
Posted Friday, 24 March 2006 See my other reviews
Violet F.
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I really liked this one, multi-dimensional and interesting concept.
Posted Monday, 20 February 2006 See my other reviews
Sheila S.
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The violence is extremely graphic and in very bad taste, with flashing scenes to burn the images in your head. Made us all sick to watch it- couldn't finish it.
Posted Sunday, 19 February 2006 See my other reviews
Crozzo
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We really appreciated the intenseness shown by Adrian Brody in this part, he's amazing. The storyline was original and fascinating and the unusual camera work was very well done. The mystery and drama continued right through to the end, and made you feel good that the impossible could be possible.
Posted Friday, 17 February 2006 See my other reviews
Rebekah A.
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This movie is unbelievable....You'd be dissapointed if u missed it....
Posted Wednesday, 25 January 2006 See my other reviews
sonab
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An intense psychological thriller with a great "mind thinking" storyline and an exceptional portrayal by Adrien Brody (as one has come to expect of his work). You really have to concentrate with this one to distinguish exactly what is happening in the time transportation scenes, but it is worth it. Anyone who enjoyed The Butterfly Effect will love this. Great movie!
Posted Thursday, 12 January 2006 See my other reviews
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