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The Circle (2002)

Some students at Runcie prep school form an elite club. The group is implicated in a cheating scandal and one of the club members dies mysteriously. Another member decides to try and discover the dangerous truth about Runcie.

Director:

Sidney J. Furie

Writer:

Brian Hannan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Treat Williams ... Mr. Spencer Runcie
Robin Dunne ... Alex Desineau
Gianpaolo Venuta ... Jetson Harlow (as Gian-Paolo Venuta)
Daniel Enright Daniel Enright ... Demian Carthy
Dylan Trowbridge ... Baker Salsbury
J. Adam Brown ... John Frazier
Jamie Robinson ... Marcus Faulkner
Malin Akerman ... Tess
Aaron Poole ... Smitty Jacobson
Gordon Currie ... Tom Wilkinson
Stewart Arnott ... Mr. Turner
Alex Karzis ... Detective Razatos
Anaya Farrell Anaya Farrell ... Detective Sabrina
Ken James Ken James ... Chief Lloyd Huxley
Dan Petronijevic ... Bully #1 (as Daniel Petronijevic)
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Storyline

Five friends unite to constitute a circle of sneaks and cheaters at a private boys boarding school. A file cabinet containing test papers is found tampered with and the group is implicated as a result of getting top grades for the paper. All A students are brought before the honors council for questioning. One member of the council, Smitty, vows intently to find the cheaters. Someone narcs on one of the Circle, Frazier, who soon expelled. The rest of the Circle agree to give the narc no mercy. They believe it was Faulkner, also an A student but not a member of the Circle. Faulkner is Alex's roommate; Alex is a member and believes he is innocent. Jetson Harlow, another member, sends Faulkner a fake rejection letter from MIT for revenge. Faulkner ends up dead, his death labeled a suicide. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Pledging Was Hell... Getting In Was Murder. See more »

Genres:

Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual content and violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 2002 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fraternity See more »

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Budget:

CAD5,400,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

GFT Circle Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Nice entertainment
26 May 2003 | by JatoySee all my reviews

My expectations for this movie were a lot lower than what this in the end really was. It was not excellent, but quite good and occasionally even exciting. The plot was not too complicated and it was easy to follow. Your life won´t change if you watch this, but it´s nice entertainment for an ordinary evening when you don´t have nothing to do. The actors were pretty good, too.


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