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InSight (2011)

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Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately ... See full summary »

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Kaitlyn
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Allison
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Dr. Graham Barrett
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Stephen Geiger
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Patricia
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Shep
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Dr. Lisa Rosan
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Det. Canto
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Valerie Khoury
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Det. Kaz
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Det. Gehrke
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Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim's memories. She turns to family, friends, and the police, but no one takes her seriously. She decides that she must take it upon herself to try to solve the crime - or risk the terrifying visions ending in her own sanity being at stake. Ultimately Kaitlyn teams up with the detective on the case and weaves her way through the victim's past - to discover not only the brutal truth, but also some very unexpected lessons about life, love, sorrow and forgiveness along the way Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violent content and brief language

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30 April 2011 (USA)  »

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Who Killed Allison Parks?  »

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$9,571 (USA) (2 September 2011)

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$17,011 (USA) (9 September 2011)
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Filmed at the abandoned Linda Vista Community Hospital in Boyle Heights, which has been listed as one of the most haunted sites in Los Angeles. The hospital was shuttered for 20 years following a string of lawsuits connected to the place's unexpectedly high death rates. The hospital has also been the site of several televised paranormal investigations and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006. See more »

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In the opening scene, when nurse Kaitlyn hits the floor after the electrocution, she's no longer wearing the blue rubber glove on her right hand she had on just a split-second before. See more »

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EMT #1: We got vultures circling here. Lacs to the chest, neck, hands, shoulder - take your pick.
ER Doctor: How many times was she stabbed?
EMT #1: She's lost too much blood.
ER Doctor: Jed! Need a large bore IV, stat!
EMT #1: Neighbors watched it happen, and no one even called the cops.
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I am Tired
Written by Richard Gabai
Courtesy of Nerd Music ASCAP
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InSight is an incredibly underrated film. It is a perfect date movie that will keep you both on the edge of your seat until the closing credits roll.
19 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I arrived at the theater not knowing a thing about InSight. It was a new movie and I recognized a couple of the names in the cast, but hadn't seen any advertising for it, so I wasn't really sure what to expect.

The film lays out its premise fairly early on. A nurse that is caring for a dying E.R. patient is accidentally electrocuted and hears her say something that no one else in the room does before she passes out. She finds herself having visions of things she's never experienced and she thinks that they're somehow tied to the patient she tried to save. As she goes about trying to make sense of it all, she runs across the detective investigating the case. Between the two of them, they attempt to discern what really happened to the girl who died in the E.R.

It sounds like one of your typical thriller tropes: good-looking detective and good-looking victim work to solve crime and in the process, they get it on.

What makes InSight different from the typical B (or C, or D) movies that follow that formula is that it is actually good. Not only is the production value very high, but Natalie Zea (who plays the nurse) and Sean Patrick Flanery (the lead detective) actually spark off some flames during their on screen time. Their chemistry works and their scenes together are top-notch. Also turning in noteworthy performances are Angeline Rose-Troy as Allison, the victim of the crime, Adam Baldwin as Dr. Graham Barrett, and Juliet Landau as Dr. Lisa Rosan.

The strong cast helps kick the movie into high gear shortly after the basic setup is explained, and halfway through the movie you know they've done their job when you find yourself leaning forward in your seat and furrowing your brow as you try to pick apart the mystery. The writers throw some very interesting curve-balls at you, keeping the action fresh and eventually leading to a satisfying ending.

InSight is incredibly underrated and deserves more attention. It is a well-acted intelligent film that is perfect for a date night with a special someone.


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