The Guilty Looks Freaking Tense! I Can’t Wait To See It

A troubled police detective demoted to 911 operator duty scrambles to save a distressed caller during a harrowing day of revelations — and reckonings.” Sounds intense! I saw The Guilty trailer today and I’m really looking forward to seeing it! It was adapted from a Danish movie with the same name released back in 2018. I haven’t seen the 2018 film, but the trailer for that one looked great as well. The Guilty will be in theaters this month and with my kid back in school, I can’t freaking wait to enjoy a grown-up movie in theaters again!

The Guilty official trailer

Here’s the synopsis:

The Guilty takes place over the course of a single morning in a 911 dispatch call center. Call operator Joe Bayler (Gyllenhaal) tries to save a caller in grave danger—but he soon discovers that nothing is as it seems, and facing the truth is the only way out.

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We, of course, don’t know yet what Detective Bayler did to get demoted to a 911 operator, but that is not a job I would ever want. It seems like the job deals with either annoying callers or heart breaking calls. It takes a special person to help those in need and my heart sure as hell couldn’t take it. I could deal with annoying. I’ve done retail and there are some awful shoppers out there. It was sometimes fun dealing with a Karen, especially when they couldn’t get their way. Service with a smile, a big ass fake one.

The Guilty stars one of Hollywood’s witches, Jake Gyllenhaal. I say witch cuz that man ages like a snail’s crawl! Am I jealous? Maybe a little. This talented actor is known for his roles in Donnie Darko, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Nightcrawler. Gyllenhaal starred in Prisoners with Paul Dano, where he also played a detective. He and Dano will be sharing the screen again in The Guilty. Since, I haven’t seen the 2018 The Guilty, I’ll avoid it for now. I don’t know how much they will take from the original screenplay and I don’t want to spoil anything for myself.

What did you think of The Guilty trailer? Let me know in the comments.

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Christine Malone

Christine is a true geek at heart. She loves fantasy, anime, Star Wars, comics, music, and so much more. Army brat, Army (Retired) wife, and Mom of 4 (1 Human, 2 Cats, and a Dog).

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