Echelon Conspiracy
Echelon Conspiracy (2009)

A young American engineer comes into possession of a cell phone that bestows unlimited wealth upon him, never realizing the danger posed to him by the device until security agents close in and start shooting to kill. Now, as a frantic chase… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 21, 2009
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Joel Brown
Boston Globe

Combines a righteous message about out-of-control government surveillance with the old computer-gone-haywire plot to make - well, not very much, actually.

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Jamie Gillies
Apollo Guide

In the right hands, this premise might a good movie make -- a fable like Aladdin's lamp updated for the iPhone era. This convoluted and half-baked conspiracy thriller does not.

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Adam Keleman
Slant Magazine

Simply a case of we've-seen-this-before-and-better (at least Sandra Bullock's The Net had camp value), Conspiracy flimsily masquerades as a ticking bomb but is ultimately sans heart-pounding jolts.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

A by-the-numbers international thriller in the Bourne vein.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

When the only elements that could be called professional are the photography and the poster art, you can consider this a movie only the producer's mother could love.

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Tony Medley
Tolucan Times

Of all the pejorative words that could be used to describe this film, perhaps the most apt is amateurish.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Echelon Conspiracy is a more evocative title than a movie this stupid deserves.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

The movie isn't so much outright bad as it is simply flat and routine.

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Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

The biggest mystery is how this high-tech whodunit-gone-awry got a theatrical release and didn't go directly to dvd.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Thomas Johnston
I actually like this movie more than the similar plotted Eagle Eye. The acting was much better. In general a world setting is more believable than an U.S. only… More
Todd Smith
For the first 40 minutes, I was mesmerized by this film. The beginning was as thrilling and intriguing as any film I'd seen all year, but after that, the… More
jay nixon
What starts as an intriguing thriller quickly devolves into just another movie where suddenly everybody is some sort of covert spy and things blow up.… More
Fascade Fiveoneeight
I saw this...enjoyed it (but got alot of echoes of similarity to the movie :" Eagle Eye" with Shia LaBoeuf...) other than that it was an interesting… More
Stuart Brooks
crap, stick to eagle eye
Dannielle Albert
Hmmm... de ja vu... can you say Eagle Eye??? Very similar to IRobot as well but still interesting.

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