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Distributor U.S. Release

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Storylines 6

How far would you go to protect your child? Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal) arrests its driver, Alex Jones (Paul Dano), but a lack of evidence forces the only suspect's release. Knowing his child's life is at stake, the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. The desperate father will do whatever it takes to find the girls, but in doing so, he may lose himself, begging the question: When do you cross the line between seeking justice and becoming a vigilante?
the official version from warnerbros.com on June 1, 2013


Revolves around a small-town carpenter (Hugh Jackman) whose young daughter and best friend are kidnapped. After the cops fail to find them, his character takes the law into his own hands, kidnapping the man he suspects is responsible. But as his friend and daughter's captivity continues, the carpenter begins to have doubts that he has the right man.
a modified formulation from hollywoodreporter.com on October 9, 2012


Revolves around a small-town carpenter whose young daughter and best friend are kidnapped. After the cops fail to find them, he takes the law into his own hands, but in the process runs up against the big-city detective assigned to the case.
a modified formulation from variety.com on September 25, 2012


Follows a dedicated husband and father who thinks he can handle almost anything -- until his neighbor's daughters disappear on Thanksgiving day.
a modified formulation from hollywoodreporter.com on May 12, 2012


A desperate father turns vigilante and abducts the man he suspects is behind the disappearance of his eight year old daughter and her best friend, after cops fail to find the little girls and release the suspect.
from warnerbros.com on December 24, 2009



Production History as of August 22, 2013

Completed

MPAA rating announced; assumed completed.

Post-Production

Pre-Production

A February 2013 start in Atlanta is being eyed. Alcon is targeting a fall 2013 release through its output deal with Warner Bros.

Pre-Production

Development

Pre-Production

Development

Production Budget

$40,000,000 Estimated

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