Blu-ray Disc - 2014
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A successful businessman receives a series of phone calls which sets into motion a chain of events that unravels his perfect life, all of which takes the course of one absolutely riveting and intense car ride.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, [Publisher not identified],, [2014]
Characteristics: video file,Blu-Ray,region A,rda
digital,optical,surround,5.1 DTS-HD MA,rda
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in


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Nov 10, 2017

Absolutely brilliant movie! Watching it again recently, we were as mesmerized as the first time. Tom Hardy speaks with calm assurance over the phone (with a lovely Welsh accent!) as his life unravels on three different fronts. He tries to contain each sphere but they bleed into each other, while he makes moral choices based his own rage and stubbornness about ghosts from the past. Brilliant, challenging, thought-provoking: what would I do, what do I think about what he's doing?

Oct 13, 2017

Should be called: Phone Calls the movie.
Still its good for a movie about a guy who talks on speaker phone while driving for 85 minutes.

Sep 02, 2017

This is a movie for people who enjoy good character development. The lead here, Locke, is complex and full of layers. You’re cautious about him early in the film yet find yourself rooting for him as the story continues, even though you might not agree with his decision. But that really doesn’t matter, because it is clear that he has made a decision and he is going to stick with it no matter the consequences.

Sep 01, 2017

I agree with the last post in that it was boring.

Aug 03, 2017


Apr 12, 2017

I thought this was an interesting film, although I had watched it before I couldn't recall how it ended for some reason I just couldn't press the stop button, I just had to know what he chose to do.
Overall I was totally drawn in & though the idea of having a movie take place entirely in one set ("Phonebooth" & probably others I'm unaware of) this definately had hold over my curiosity.

Nov 22, 2016

I read the storyline after I put the dvd in and the movie had started. I thought, how boring, but I couldn't stop watching. I watched as this man with obvious control issues tried to maintain that control. You can watch as this strong personality loses some of his cool, but never too much. Its like seeing inside the mind of a control freak. I rate this movie five stars just because I couldn't stop watching.

Nov 15, 2016

I don't know what I was expecting...I think some kind of cross between "Phone Both" in a car and "Duel"? As I thought "Man, was I wrong!", I found that I was being drawn in, and then mesmerized by Tom Hardy's measured, yet volatile performance. I love the engrossing screenplay and fine acting by all the off-screen voices. I thought this could easily be a play. I even found that at the end of this long, arduous drive, I literally was holding my breath. To paraphrase Susan Sarandon in RHPS, "I' m a Tom Hardy fa-An!"

Sep 20, 2016

Possibly the worst movie I've ever seen. An hour and a half of a guy driving his car and talking on the telephone. It stinks.

Aug 22, 2016

This is an unusual film, told entirely through a series of phone calls the protagonist makes on his drive from Birmingham to London to be with his mistress who is having their baby. He makes several calls to a coworker who is now suddenly in charge of a massive concrete installation and who must supervise something he's never done before (which for some reason will cost the company $100 million if it goes wrong). He calls his wife and confesses his infidelity, the one time he strayed in 15 years. Of course she hangs up on him. And it goes on. It's an interesting look into the life of a man who has done everything everyone expected from him for most of his life and then suddenly made one mistake and the concrete pour becomes a metaphor for his life (because if one tiny mistake is made during the pour the 25 story building will eventually come crashing down). Tom Hardy is forever calm as his life falls apart along the drive, but the inside light is on in the car the whole way reminding the viewer this is a gimmick. I didn't like the imaginary conversations he had with his dead father in the backseat because every time he spoke with him he came unhinged and then suddenly went back to normal.

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