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Motives (2004)

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Motive is an edgy thriller that centers around Emery Simms, a highly educated and successful business tycoon who happens to be married to the quintessential wife Constance. Things go ... See full summary »

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Craig Ross Jr.

Writer:

Kelsey Scott
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vivica A. Fox ... Constance Simms
Shemar Moore ... Emery Simms
Golden Brooks ... Allannah James
Sean Blakemore ... Brandon
Joe Torry ... Derrick Woods
Victoria Rowell ... Detective Pierce
Mel Jackson ... Detective Morgan
William L. Johnson ... Ray
Caryn Ward Caryn Ward ... Gwendolyn
Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Letrice
Brian Hite Brian Hite ... Kenneth Stroud
David E. Collier ... Reyes (as David Collier)
Candice Carbo Candice Carbo ... Anna
Antwan Mills Antwan Mills ... Stan
Mike Pniewski ... Simon (as Mike Piniewski)
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Storyline

Motive is an edgy thriller that centers around Emery Simms, a highly educated and successful business tycoon who happens to be married to the quintessential wife Constance. Things go dangerously awry when the thrill seeking Emery engages in an adulterous fling with the wildly free-spirited and exotic Allanah. Timing couldn't be any worse when the politics of high society, shady business deals, bad press, and a violent murder collide, they threaten to destroy more than just his shaky marriage. As police probe into his situation, they uncover a labyrinth of deception, agendas and motives, where the stakes are enormous and nothing is what it seems. Written by Rob Hardy

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There is only loyalty or betrayal. Nothing in between.

Genres:

Thriller | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Motive See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Except for the one Caucasian secretary, this film features an all African American cast. See more »

Goofs

When Allannah gets kicked out of the dorm room, she pushes the door out to leave the room (an outward swinging door). The next shot from the outside of the room shows her exiting the room with the door closing toward her as an inward swinging door. See more »

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Followed by Motives 2 (2007) See more »

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the soundtrack is missing!!!
30 May 2004 | by perfect10smSee all my reviews

i enjoyed the film motives. it lulled a bit in the middle but picked up towards the end when shamar moore's character got deep in it. boy, was it hard to see such a good-looking man in prison garb. i must say i almost lost it.

but on to the matter at hand. WHERE, OH, WHERE IS THE SOUNDTRACK? i own the film and NEED to own the soundtrack. WHERE IS IT? the music is so good.

it's 2004. this film just came out. grant it, it could have been on the big screen. why wasn't it? nevertheless, a soundtrack SHOULD be created for its fans like me. we own the film and would like the wonderful music to accompany it. someone please email me and let me know WHEN the soundtrack will come out. SOMEONE HELP ME, PLEASE. THE SOUNDTRACK THAT SHOULD BE AVAILABLE IS BANGIN'!!! if it doesn't exist, then create it!

tanya


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