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The Loft (2014)

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Five married guys conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city--a place where they can carry out hidden affairs and indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved.

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Erik Van Looy

Writers:

Bart De Pauw (based upon the film written by), Wesley Strick (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Karl Urban ... Vincent Stevens
James Marsden ... Chris Vanowen
Wentworth Miller ... Luke Seacord
Eric Stonestreet ... Marty Landry
Matthias Schoenaerts ... Philip Trauner
Isabel Lucas ... Sarah Deakins
Rachael Taylor ... Anne Morris
Rhona Mitra ... Allison Vanowen
Valerie Cruz ... Barbara Stevens
Kali Rocha ... Mimi Landry
Elaine Cassidy ... Ellie Seacord
Margarita Levieva ... Vicky Fry
Kristin Lehman ... Detective Huggins
Robert Wisdom ... Detective Cohagan
Ric Reitz ... Joel Kotkin
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Storyline

The architect Vincent Stevens; the psychiatrist Chris Vanowen; the real estate agents Luke Seacord and Marty Landry; and Chris' half-brother Philip Trauner are married and best friends. Vincent has designed a brand new building and proposes that he and his friends share one of the wonderful penthouse lofts. This would allow them to hook up with other women without worrying about hotel charges showing up on their credit cards. When they discover the body of a beautiful woman cuffed on the bed in the loft, they argue over whom is responsible and secrets are disclosed affecting their friendship. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity, bloody violence, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Belgium | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El penthouse See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgium See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,747,342, 1 February 2015

Gross USA:

$6,002,684

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,080,749
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2.35 : 1
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Wentworth Miller and Robert Wisdom previously starred together on Prison Break. See more »

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Quotes

[first lines]
Vincent Stevens: I swear to God, I had nothing to do with this.
Detective Huggins: We would love to believe you, Mr. Stevens. But you have to admit, your version of events does sound pretty bizarre. Don't you think?
Vincent Stevens: Look, it was a setup, okay? The whole thing was staged.
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Connections

Remake of Loft (2008) See more »

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The plot is fine,, honestly there were more than a couple of thrilling moments .. well at least i think it went better than what i'v read here in the reviews before.
22 May 2015 | by Aktham_TashtushSee all my reviews

The movie started nicely,, with flipping between the moment of now in the investigation room and the moment where they found the body in the loft and the one year and between flashbacks .. Even though it had five different stories it was actually easily understandable.

The Idea of the movie is fresh and new for Hollywood and the plot flows smoothly in the first half an hour of the movie there are no much puzzles to think about but who really between those five guys did it !! until you start to think maybe it's one of the guys mistresses. then you jump to accuse everyone who speaks Latin, then everyone becomes a killer in your eyes :D .

So to be fair the screenplay writing appears so tight and consistent .. with just a couple of unexpected surprise in the end ;)

With the same director as the Belgian version of the movie Erik Van Looy and pretty much the same writers i'v heard they kept it just as it went in the original. Even though i kinda preferred to watch the original movie because the originals always better but i mean who can stand almost 2 hours of translated Dutch movie !! :P

As for the cast, the Leads whom i only know from TV they were all engaging and well invested in their roles, Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller and Eric Stonestreet and even the short appearances of Matthias Schoenaerts who was actually in the original Belgian movie "Loft (2008)".

Overall it went fine,, well at least let's say better than what i'v read in some reviews .


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