Standoff

Genre:  Thriller
Running Time:  80 min.
Release Date: February 26, 2016 - Toronto, Montréal
DVD: April 12, 2016

Current rating: Rating: 3.60
based on 10 votes and 3 reviews
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Cast: Thomas Jane, Laurence Fishburne, Ella Ballentine, Joanna Douglas, Ted Atherton

Synopsis

When 12-year-old Bird (Ella Ballentine) takes a photo of an assassin (Laurence Fishburne) shooting people in cold blood at a funeral, she runs for her life. Bird makes it to a farmhouse where Carter (Thomas Jane), an ex-soldier who is haunted by his demons, lives.

With the killer hot on the girl’s trail, Carter lets Bird inside, but moments later, the killer breaks in. With only a few shells for his shotgun, Carter has to use his wits to keep the killer at bay in order to save Bird’s life.

  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Sault Ste. Marie. Ella Ballentine, who plays Bird, was born in Toronto.

Director: Adam Alleca
Studio: Saban Films
Producer(s): Tove Christensen, Lee Clay, Eric Gozlan, Michael Wexler
Screenplay: Adam Alleca

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  • 3 stars "Good acting for sure but not as great ending, expected something bigger. For sure low budget."
  • 2 stars "Must not have cost much to make!"
  • 4 stars "This is a decent movie but don't expect any car chases. The plot is a bit on a simple side but actors do their parts pretty well."
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