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The Number 23

The Number 23
  • 2007
  • US
  • 97 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Joel Schumacher
  • Written by: Fernley Phillips
  • Cast: Jim Carrey, Virginia Madsen, Logan Lerman, Danny Huston, Rhona Mitra
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After reading a book entitled 'The Number 23' Walter Sparrow (Carrey) becomes obsessed with the mathematical conspiracy theory it details. Initially intriguing, it suffers from a detrimental mix of humour and horror. Carrey is otherwise good, but it doesn't quite add up.

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The Number 23

12 Feb 20073 stars

This conspiracy theory chiller, penned by first time British screenwriter Fernley Phillips, turns on the notion that the number 23 is a diabolic digit pairing that’s ubiquitous and exhibits a pernicious effect on the world (the DNA of a child is…

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