Deception

Deception

"When you're in this world, no one is who they seem, and everyone is playing the game."
  • R
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 48 min
  • 6.1  (37,647)
  • 31

Deception is a sexy thriller starring Ewan McGregor, Hugh Jackman, and Michelle Williams as three members of a secretive New York sex club. Accountant Jonathan McQuarry (McGregor) is stuck in a rut until he meets Wyatt, a slick lawyer played by Hugh Jackman. Jackman has scrapped his usual scruffy look and plays Wyatt as a sly, sophisticated, and charming sociopath who offers Jonathan a way out of his dull life and an entrance into a dark underground world of high-powered sex and anonymous thrills. After an “accidental” phone swap, Jonathan is introduced to “The List”, an ultra-exclusive word-of-mouth sex club. The rich and powerful people of The List arrange anonymous sexual liaisons with one another, meeting at high-end hotels for no-strings attached fun. The rules are simple; no emotional attachments, no names, and no money changes hands. Jonathan, of course, immediately breaks the first rule of List Club by falling for the mysterious “S”, played by Michelle Williams, who puts in a good performance as this vulnerable and enigmatic woman. As Deception picks up steam it gets less sexy and falls more into the “thriller” groove, turning from sex clubs to the usual fare of kidnapping, extortion, bank robbery, and murder. When Jonathan realizes he's been manipulated from the start, it may already be too late to save S, who is being held captive. The only solution, of course, is an elaborate bank robbery, mind-games, twisted revelations and travel to Madrid in search of the elusive millions. Director Marcel Langenegger's first feature film is an erotic thriller with an elaborate plot and an urban and European vibe.

Deception
The Rules
The Rules

Clip - 1 min

This Is So Not My Life
This Is So Not My Life

Clip - 1 min 1 sec

Free Tonight
Free Tonight

Clip - 55 sec

Maggie Q
Maggie Q

Clip - 58 sec

Deception
Deception

Trailer - 2 min 17 sec

Alternate Ending (Exclusive)
Alternate Ending (Exclusive)

Clip - 2 min

Description
Deception is a sexy thriller starring Ewan McGregor, Hugh Jackman, and Michelle Williams as three members of a secretive New York sex club. Accountant Jonathan McQuarry (McGregor) is stuck in a rut until he meets Wyatt, a slick lawyer played by Hugh Jackman. Jackman has scrapped his usual scruffy look and plays Wyatt as a sly, sophisticated, and charming sociopath who offers Jonathan a way out of his dull life and an entrance into a dark underground world of high-powered sex and anonymous thrills.

After an “accidental” phone swap, Jonathan is introduced to “The List”, an ultra-exclusive word-of-mouth sex club. The rich and powerful people of The List arrange anonymous sexual liaisons with one another, meeting at high-end hotels for no-strings attached fun. The rules are simple; no emotional attachments, no names, and no money changes hands. Jonathan, of course, immediately breaks the first rule of List Club by falling for the mysterious “S”, played by Michelle Williams, who puts in a good performance as this vulnerable and enigmatic woman.

As Deception picks up steam it gets less sexy and falls more into the “thriller” groove, turning from sex clubs to the usual fare of kidnapping, extortion, bank robbery, and murder. When Jonathan realizes he's been manipulated from the start, it may already be too late to save S, who is being held captive. The only solution, of course, is an elaborate bank robbery, mind-games, twisted revelations and travel to Madrid in search of the elusive millions.

Director Marcel Langenegger's first feature film is an erotic thriller with an elaborate plot and an urban and European vibe.

Deception is a 2008 thriller with a runtime of 1 hour and 48 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 31.

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  • Release Date
    2008
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 48 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (37,647)
  • Metascore
    31