Echelon Conspiracy (2009)
Director: Greg Marks
Screenplay: Michael Nitsberg / Kevin Elders
Cast: Shane West, Edward Burns, Ving Rhames, Martin Sheen, Jonathan Pryce, Tamara Feldman, Yuri Kuchenko
Region: United States
Released: 2010-05-14 (Mainland China) / 2009-02-27 (USA)
Runtime: 105 minutes
AKA: Echelon Conspiracy
Rating: IMDB 5.7 / Rotten Tomatoes 8%
American engineer Peterson (Shane West Shane West) accidentally got a mobile phone and received a mysterious text message. He first avoided an air crash because of it, and later won a lot of money in a casino by using text messages sent to him by his mobile phone. His behavior in the casino not only attracted the attention of the casino leader John, but also Agent Grant. On the surface, Grant arrested Peterson for fraud. In fact, he knew that anyone who used this kind of mobile phone would eventually die, and he was the person in charge of investigating the case.
In the age of science and technology, every mobile phone, the calls it makes, the messages it sends, and the mobile emails are tracked through satellites, except for one, which is a unique mobile phone in the world, a universal mobile phone with predictive ability, it Lets you get everything, keep it as long as you can. All those who follow the instructions of the text message will be able to obtain unexpected huge wealth. However, this text message can also lead a person into a deadly conspiracy. What will be Peterson’s fate? What kind of secret is hidden in this magical mobile phone?
“Echelon Conspiracy” is a 2009 science fiction thriller movie directed by Greg Marcks. The film stars Shane West, Edward Burns, and Ving Rhames. The movie revolves around a computer engineer named Max Peterson (Shane West), who receives mysterious text messages from an unknown source. The messages predict events that are about to occur, leading Max to believe that he has stumbled upon a new form of technology.
As Max begins to explore this new technology, he realizes that the messages he is receiving are part of a vast government conspiracy. He also discovers that his life is in danger as a result of his involvement in this technology. With the help of an FBI agent named Dave Grant (Edward Burns), Max races against time to uncover the truth behind the mysterious messages and the people who are trying to silence him.
The film received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its action sequences and suspenseful plot, while others criticized it for its predictable storyline and one-dimensional characters. Despite this, “Echelon Conspiracy” remains a cult favorite among fans of the science fiction thriller genre.
Overall, “Echelon Conspiracy” offers an interesting concept that explores the potential dangers of new technology and the power it can wield. It’s a fast-paced thriller that keeps audiences on the edge of their seats with its twists and turns, and its talented cast delivers solid performances throughout.