Vantage Point

Vantage Point

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Our best guess for you: 3.5 stars

Average of 1028 ratings: 3.4 Stars

2008 M Contains violence and offensive language.

8 Strangers. 8 Points of View. 1 Truth.

Forest Whitaker, Dennis Quaid, William Hurt, and Matthew Fox star in director Pete Travis' Rashomon-style thriller in which an assassination attempt on the president of the United States is detailed from five unique perspectives. As the president arrives in Salamanca, gunshots ring out. An American tourist (Whitaker) has captured footage of the would-be assassin on videotape, and now, as the stories of the other four witnesses unfold, each essential piece of the puzzle quickly falls into place. Only when all of the stories are told will the chilling truth to this shocking crime finally emerge.

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90 minutes
Sony Pictures

DVD details

Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen
English, English for the hearing impaired
English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
Widescreen 2.35:1
English, English captions, Arabic, Croatian, Dutch, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Serbian, Turkish
English True HD 5.1; English - Audio Descriptive 5.1
  • Audio commentary by director Pete Travis
  • 'Vantage Point: An Inside Perspective' - behind-the-scenes feature on the making of the movie with cast and crew interviews
  • 'Plotting an Assassination' - featurette
  • Never-before-seen deleted scene
  • 'Vantage Viewer: GPS Tracker' - follow each character's location and vantage point throughout the movie
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    16 Member Reviews Write a review

    5 by justyogi1

    This is a really good movie. It may appear to start a little disjointed, but this is a necessary evil to get the idea of how the plot has evolved, as seen by the eyes of the individuals involved in... Read more

    4 by awnie

    Vantage point ... a movie about trying to kill the President of the USA ... something that I am sure a lot of people want to see.

    This movie however, takes it a little to the extreme. The movie... Read more

    4 by Ngozi

    Fascinating movie with retake on the same 20 minutes of an incident. As the movie goes on more sinister information is revealed. Great entertainment.

    2 by Tubbs

    The format soon gets boring - Sigourney Weaver wasted.

    4 by 1978Jimbo

    Very good movie. The multiple POVs were actually done really well. A good watch, well worthwhile. Hardly surprisingly, didn't make it huge in cinemas, because it requires a little bit of thought and intelligence...

    4 by Ross

    Excellent movie, all star cast, suspence, action and great story.

    This has it all

    3 by Arini

    This movie wasn't as good as I'd hoped, story line was a bit slow and lacked flow.

    4 by Lisa&Kris

    Great movie, kept me on the edge of the couch right the way through. An interesting narrative based on multiple 'vantage points' of the same event.

    5 by mcleans

    really enjoyed so many aspects of this film! action packed. suspense. twists and turns. a good whodunit with plenty of action to have you on the edge. beautiful location and filming and some great... Read more

    1 by catfish

    if you like "24" you might also like this. I hate "24". The film is twitchy repetitive and annoyiing.