Untraceable (2008)


Would these death contraptions actually work? In what ways does the movie undermine itself? And why is searching your car before getting inside important for FBI agents? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Michael Scott unhack Untraceable (2008) in this podcast episode.

When a vengeful killer begins murdering people live on the internet, FBI agent Jennifer Marsh must crack the case while also keeping herself, and her family, safe. Diane Lane and Colin Hanks star in Untraceable (2008)!

Episode Log:

  • What this podcast is about (1:35)
  • January 2008 trivia (5:10)
  • Unknown Superstars (6:15)
  • Summary of Untraceable’s story/plot (9:55)
  • Movie review (11:15)
  • Two FBI agents are abducted, unbelievably (34:10)
  • Remote takeover of automobiles (42:35)
  • Lots of technical advisors on this movie (45:40)
  • The killwithme.com website and death contraptions (54:45)
  • Budget, Box Office, Critics’ reactions (1:10:35)
  • “Fiction or Fake?” game (1:13:10)

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Episode 057 – Untraceable (2008) unhacked!
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