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The Trigger Effect (1996)

R
94 min | Drama, Thriller

A blackout leaves those affected to consider what is necessary, what is legal, and what is questionable, in order to survive in a predatory environment.
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James Burke (television series Connections) | David Koepp
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$8,000,000
Opening weekend
$1,887,791
Gross (US & Canada)
$3,622,979
Gross (World)
$3,622,979
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Aug 30, 1996 (United States)

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5.7 / 10 | 5,599 votes