Restraint (2007)

A pair of desperate fugitives takes a hostage whose dark past gives him a distinct advantage over his captors in this twisting thriller starring former television Tarzan Travis Fimmel. Dale and Ron foolishly thought that by taking a hostage… More

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Rated: R
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DVD Release Date: August 19, 2008
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Kate Gordon
FILMINK (Australia)

An edgy, ambitious nail-biter that keeps you poised to slip off the couch the whole way through.

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Urban Cinefile

Dave Warner's taut and terrific screenplay gives director David Denneen plenty to work with in this classy, beautifully photographed thriller.

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Luke Baldock
Like many I expected just a cheap little thriller. Instead I got a very in depth character study. Each of the three protagonists are fleshed out and sometimes… More
Lewis C.
Restraint is a thriller done right. Its plot seems simple, with a young couple on the run from the police invading a man's home and holding him hostage.… More
Cynthia S.
Definitely did not take the turn I thought it would. I thought this was a really good movie, kept you guessing, and was entertaining. Definitely an easy watch.… More
Jacob Palacio
An excellent\interesting suspesnse flick. Up there with "Funny Games" and "Open House."
Josh Lewis
Despite the fact that I really only watched this because Teresa Palmer was in it (gorgeous) it was a surprisingly effective thriller thanks to good performances… More
Christopher Haskell
For what appeared to be a "throw-away-thriller", Restraint is bold and unique. The cast is small, but quality over quantity prevails. Teresa Palmer is… More