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Conspiracy Theory [Blu-ray] [1997]

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  • Release Date: 04/22/2014
  • Rating: R
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    Overall Customer Rating:
    86% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (12 out of 14)

    Synopsis


    Conspiracy Theory
    Jerry Fletcher (Mel Gibson) is a New York City cab driver who seems to have absorbed every bit of crackpot information passed along as "suppressed news" that's surfaced on talk radio or the Internet in the past 20 years. Anti-United Nations militia men who are actually U.N. operatives? NASA scientists engineering earthquakes? Oliver Stone's secret life as a government agent discrediting conspiracy theorists? Jerry's heard 'em all and believes most of them, and even publishes his own journal of forbidden information, with a subscription list that now totals five people. In short, Jerry seems like just another New York City lunatic, and while he spends a fair amount of his spare time following Alice Sutton (Julia Roberts), a government attorney, Alice regards him as harmless; he once intervened while she was being mugged, and he's been acting like her benign if whacked-out protector ever since. However, one day Jerry is kidnapped and worked over by CIA operatives; he is convinced that one of the theories he uncovered must be for real -- but he has no idea which one. He tries to get Alice to help him, and before long both are drawn into a dangerous web that leads to a startling revelation of just how Jerry got this way. Mel Gibson gives a fine comic performance, and those with a taste for alternative media will have fun dissecting which of the theories Jerry spouts are "real" (or at least appeared before this film was made) and which were the invention of the screenwriters. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Mel Gibson
      Mel Gibson - Jerry Fletcher
    • Julia Roberts
      Julia Roberts - Alice Sutton
    • Patrick Stewart
      Patrick Stewart - Dr. Jonas
    • Cylk Cozart
      Cylk Cozart - Agent Lowry
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    Customer rating

    Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews

    86%
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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Mel Gibson is GREAT in this!

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      Jayson
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      New York City cabbie Jerry Fletcher (Mel Gibson) is an expert on paranoid conspiracy theories. He is also infatuated with government lawyer Alice Sutton (Julia Roberts), who permits his attention because he once rescued her from a mugging.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      A Great Film

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      jyson

      Anyone who finds this movie boring must be an action movie junkie. This is a wonderful suspense/thriller/drama that will keep you guessing. I Love Mel's character and the way he and Julie interact.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great Movie

      Posted
      Bryant

      I feel that this movie is great. The interaction between Mel & Julia is awesome. I rather enjoyed this movie and found it to be an interesting movie with alot of great special effects.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      great movie

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      mia0921
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      loved this movie when it first came out and was not disappointed watching it again the movie will keep you on the edge of your seat

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      a great buy

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      willyanme129
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      If you love this movie i suggest you buy it from best buy best price ever

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

      Uninteresting

      Posted
      kevman79

      Here's a movie that was boring, pointless, and completely unentertaining in my opinion. Widescreen and full-screen.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Great movie

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      Lasko
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      A movie with endless twists and turns you will enjoy every minute

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great movie

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      smnbelle
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      With Julia Roberts in the movie, how could you go wrong - great movie at a good price.

      I would recommend this to a friend



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