The Cold Light of Day

The Cold Light of Day

"Instinct is his greatest weapon."
  • PG-13
  • 2012
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • 4.9  (35,583)
  • 22

The Cold Light of Day is an action and espionage film that depicts what happens when an average man is thrown into extraordinary circumstances. The main character of the movie is Will Shaw, a Wall Street trader. Will’s life is rather hectic but he enjoys it. When his family asks him to go on a trip with them in Spain, Will at first does not want to leave his work. However, he soon agrees and meets his father and the rest of his family in Madrid. After a boating accident, Will leaves his brother and his brother’s girlfriend on their boat and heads into town for some medication. When he gets back, he finds the boat abandoned and most of his family missing. Will hurries to the police station but finds little help. Once back at the scene of the crime, it even seems that perhaps the police are in league with whoever has taken Will’s family. Will realizes he must run away from the police in order to rescue his family. Luckily, Will’s father, Martin, played by Bruce Willis, shows up and assists Will. Once they have reached a safe place where they can talk, Martin fills Will in on the situation. It turns out that Martin is actually secretly working for the CIA. Martin tells Will that he took a briefcase, and now the people who have taken Will’s family are probably holding them ransom in return for the briefcase. The briefcase is now with Martin’s partner. It is now a race against time to find the briefcase and use it to ransom Will’s family. In addition, Will must find out why the briefcase is so important. He must also keep himself safe, as people are now after his life.

The Cold Light of Day
The Cold Light Of Day
The Cold Light Of Day

Trailer - 2 min 9 sec

The Cold Light Of Day: Sigourney Weaver On What Drew Her To The Film
The Cold Light Of Day: Sigourney Weaver On What Drew Her To The Film

Behind the Scenes - 39 sec

The Cold Light Of Day: Henry Cavill On The Consequences Faced By Will
The Cold Light Of Day: Henry Cavill On The Consequences Faced By Will

Behind the Scenes - 1 min 20 sec

Description
The Cold Light of Day is an action and espionage film that depicts what happens when an average man is thrown into extraordinary circumstances. The main character of the movie is Will Shaw, a Wall Street trader. Will’s life is rather hectic but he enjoys it. When his family asks him to go on a trip with them in Spain, Will at first does not want to leave his work. However, he soon agrees and meets his father and the rest of his family in Madrid.

After a boating accident, Will leaves his brother and his brother’s girlfriend on their boat and heads into town for some medication. When he gets back, he finds the boat abandoned and most of his family missing. Will hurries to the police station but finds little help. Once back at the scene of the crime, it even seems that perhaps the police are in league with whoever has taken Will’s family. Will realizes he must run away from the police in order to rescue his family. Luckily, Will’s father, Martin, played by Bruce Willis, shows up and assists Will.

Once they have reached a safe place where they can talk, Martin fills Will in on the situation. It turns out that Martin is actually secretly working for the CIA. Martin tells Will that he took a briefcase, and now the people who have taken Will’s family are probably holding them ransom in return for the briefcase. The briefcase is now with Martin’s partner.

It is now a race against time to find the briefcase and use it to ransom Will’s family. In addition, Will must find out why the briefcase is so important. He must also keep himself safe, as people are now after his life.

The Cold Light of Day is a 2012 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.9 and a MetaScore of 22.

The Cold Light of Day is available to watch free on The Roku Channel Free and Pluto TV. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, Apple TV+, FuboTV, Showtime, The Roku Channel, Showtime Anytime, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Cold Light of Day for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2012
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 33 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    4.9  (35,583)
  • Metascore
    22