• Released
  • August 4, 2006
  • Suspense/Thriller
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Shock to the System (2006) Synopsis
Private detective Donald Strachey infiltrates a therapy group for people who used to be actively gay
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Variety

By Robert Koehler
Enough action, a tiny pinch of sex and some campy moments from Morgan Fairchild.
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63

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The story delivers enough twists and turns to be engaging without feeling like work, and the overall vibe is dangerous and flirty rather...
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60

The New York Times

A sly, refreshingly grown-up gay entertainment, though rather less satisfying as a thriller.
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50

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So grimly determined to be even-handed that it never generates tension.
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50

Village Voice

Director Ron Oliver applies a thin veneer of straight-to-cable pseudo-gloss without finding a workable tone, and the cast lacks the...
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Shock to the System demonstrates that merely subverting genre conventions doesn't quite make for compelling entertainment.
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