Prisoners Filming Locations were Conyers and Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Filming locations included Atlanta Medical Center, Village Square Shopping Center, and Stone Mountain. Keller Dover’s house was located at 700 Deering Rd SE, Conyers. Stone Mountain, Georgia, USA. Prisoners is a thriller crime movie. The Film Director was Denis Villeneuve. The movie was released on 27 September 2013. The movie is a prison drama.
The movie is about Keller Dover who lives in a fictional town in Pennsylvania with his wife, Grace, and their two young daughters, Anna and Joy. When the two girls disappear after going for a walk one afternoon, Keller’s world collapses around him; he is torn between holding on to hope and letting go of the past. His world turns upside down when he receives an unexpected phone call from his neighbor stating his daughters were just at her house and that they are fine but she cannot keep them since it would look suspicious when she returns them home.
Release Date & Platform:
The film was released on 27 September 2013 in India. The film was released on 26 September 2013 in the United States. It was released in theaters.
The production companies are Alcon Entertainment, 8:38 Productions, and Madhouse Entertainment. The producers were Broderick Johnson, Kira Davis, Andrew A. Kosove, and Adam Kolbrenner. The executive producers were Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson, and Ridley Scott.
The budget for the film was $46 million. It had a production budget of $60 million. It made an overall box office collection of $122.1 million.
This film is rated A by the sensor board of movies. This movie got 8.1 out of 10 on IMDb. Rotten Tomatoes has given a total of 81% of viewers’ ratings. The average rating is 7.1.
Aaron Guzikowski is a screenplay writer. He wrote the screenplay for this movie. The movie follows a story about two brothers in jail who are wrongly convicted of a murder they didn’t commit and are held hostage by the guard who killed their father twenty years earlier, who wants to make them pay for ruining his life and his family’s life as well.
This film was filmed in Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, and Georgia on sets built by Artisan Entertainment Studio in California and New Mexico as Prisoner’s filming locations. The film was filmed in 3D as well.
Reception & Critical Reception:
The movie received good reviews from critics as it has an 80% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and 6 stars rating on IMDb as well as a total of 4 stars rating on Metacritic from 30 critics. The movie was appreciated by its audience as well and got a positive response from them with an “A” score from RT users and 4 stars rating on IMDb from its audiences too.
Box Office Collection:
The film’s box office collection was $45.5 million in the USA and Canada, $67 million in other countries, and it made a total of $122.1 million at the worldwide box office. It is considered the 52nd highest-grossing film in the world as of 2013, grossing over $122 million against its budget of $46 million making it a box office hit movie as well.
The movie’s soundtrack was composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson. The songs were sung by Jóhannsson as well. Each song has got its own lyrics featuring the emotions of the characters in various situations in the movie. The soundtrack received the World Soundtrack Awards of 2014.