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The Jacket (2005)

Crime Suspense
102 min.
Release Date
March 4, 2005
DVD Release Date
June 21, 2005 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
102 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for violence, language and brief sexuality/nudity

After recuperating from a gunshot wound to the head, Gulf War veteran Jack Starks (Adrien Brody) returns to his native Vermont suffering from amnesia. When he is accused of murdering a police officer and committed to a mental institution, a physician, Dr. Becker (Kris Kristofferson), puts him on a controversial treatment regimen in which Starks is injected with experimental drugs, confined in a straight-jacket, and locked for extended periods in the body drawer of the... Full synopsis »

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Academy Award-winner Adrien Brody and latest It Girl Keira Knightley star in "The Jacket," a sci-fi thriller eerily reminiscent of last year's "The Butterfly Effect." Those who didn't like the Ashton Kutcher mind-bender should avoid this one at all costs, and the few who did like "The Butterfly Effect" will be disappointed by this lackluster entry. Full movie review »
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