The Coverup

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"Wrongful death. Rightful justice. Based on a true lie."
  • R
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 28 min
  • 5.4  (715)

The Coverup is a 2008 thriller movie directed by Brian Jun and starring Gabriel Mann, Eliza Dushku, and John Savage. The story revolves around a group of journalists who investigate the mysterious death of a young woman in a small town. As they dig deeper into the case, they uncover a web of corruption and deceit that threatens their own safety.

The movie begins with Gabriel Mann's character, Kevin, a young journalist who is struggling to make ends meet. He is approached by a former classmate, Samantha (Eliza Dushku), who works for a small newspaper in a small town in Northern California. Samantha is investigating the mysterious death of a young woman in the town and she thinks that Kevin can help her uncover the truth.

Kevin reluctantly agrees to help Samantha with her investigation and they begin to interview the people in the town who knew the victim. They quickly discover that there is more to the case than meets the eye. The victim, Sarah, was a talented artist who had a promising future ahead of her. However, she was also involved in a relationship with a local businessman, whose wife was jealous of their affair.

As Kevin and Samantha dig deeper into the case, they uncover a web of corruption that reaches all the way to the highest levels of government. They discover that the local businessman who was involved with Sarah was using his political influence to cover up his involvement in her death.

The journalists find themselves in danger as they get closer to the truth. They are followed by unknown men, their phones are tapped, and their computers hacked. They realize that they are not just investigating a murder case, but also exposing a political scandal that could ruin the lives of many powerful people.

The Coverup is a tense and suspenseful movie that keeps the viewers on the edge of their seats until the very end. The acting is solid, with strong performances from Gabriel Mann and Eliza Dushku. John Savage is also excellent as the corrupt businessman who will stop at nothing to protect his reputation.

The movie is well-directed and the cinematography is impressive. The location of the small town adds a sense of isolation and vulnerability for the journalists, as they are far away from the safety of their offices and colleagues.

The Coverup is a movie that explores the murky world of politics and corruption. It highlights the importance of investigative journalism in uncovering the truth and exposing those who abuse their power. The movie is a timely reminder of the importance of a free and independent press in a democratic society.

Overall, The Coverup is a well-made and engaging movie that is definitely worth watching for fans of suspense and thriller movies. It manages to keep the viewers guessing until the very end, and leaves them with a few things to think about even after the movie is over.

The Coverup is a 2008 crime movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 28 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

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    5.4  (715)