• Released
  • February 27, 2009
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 46 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Art House/Foreign
Echelon Conspiracy Synopsis
Mysterious phone messages prompt the deadly targeting of a young American engineer.
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The A.V. Club

By Scott Tobias
Unlike, say, "Eagle Eye," Echelon Conspiracy doesn't put enough conviction behind its stupidity. It's mostly just bland.
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By James Berardinelli
Echelon Conspiracy is a more evocative title than a movie this stupid deserves.
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Los Angeles Times

All Echelon can offer is some wobbly action and views of Red Square.
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Boston Globe

There's nothing in Echelon Conspiracy as suspenseful or entertaining as your average episode of "24."
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L.A. Weekly

Given the passivity of computer use, the "hacker thriller" is film history's great running joke, but special attention should go to Echelon...
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By theboss
The only positive thing I can say about this movie is the filming was good. It has the polish and look of a Hollywood Blockbuster. They just forgot the script and acting of a blockbuster. OMG what a...


By jimchudnow
(Based on an advance preview): This spy-related drama (with a not very good title) is surprisingly ENJOYABLE. SHAWN WEST (of “ER”) plays a computer engineer who starts getting mysterious messages on...

Echelon surprisingly good

By atPeace
Okay, judging from all of the reviews on here and how mixed they are, I wasn't sure what to think of this one. Grabbed some tickets with a friend last night and watched this: and it was surprisingly...

OMG this is a terrible movie!!!

By sapplin
PLEASE, I beg of you, don't waste your time or money on this piece of cinematic rubbish! Bullet points explaining my distain: - Shane West + Worst actor (not to mention leading man) since Michael...

Echelon Man

By JDB728
I honestly had no idea what this movie was going to be about when I bought the ticket. I wanted to watch something on opening day in a theater that just opened near my house yesterday. I was...

Bush Bashing

By Mister Right
The fact that Martin Sheen is in this movie should tell you all you need to know. This is a liberal treatise that makes America (the NSA and the Bush Admin) the enemy and Russia and Putin the heros....

Echelon Conspiracy

By jamerocks
Please don't waste your money....

Stay home!

By suemarie
Confusing, disjointed, and an irritating sound track. It's premise of Big Brother (or something else) watching can be interesting. Not this time....

Echelon Conspiracy reminds me of The Net

By hummerlady54
Good action and interesting story with all the high tech do-dads. We weren't bored but wish the backbground music had been less distracting and not so loud. Action was good especially Ving and...

Can yo say "B" MOVIE!!

By Resoleros
Wondered why I hadn't seen any previews. Story is actually okay but it was torture watching it. And the postscript ending was right out of some Hollywood liberal's dream!!! See if you want, but...

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Rated PG-13 | For sequences of intense violence and action, some sexuality and brief language