"Dark Mysteries of the Human Heart"
What You Need To Know:
Once it gets going, THR3E has some nice twists and turns. Though shot well, the acting is uneven. The movie has a strong Christian worldview with Bible quotes such as, "The wages of sin is death." There is no sex, nudity or foul language, but there is some scary violence, so MOVIEGUIDE® advises caution for older children.
(CC, BBB, VV, M) Strong Christian worldview with very strong moral content, some Bible quotes such as, "The wages of sin is death," and a seminary professor refers to the healing power of God; no foul language; some scary violence includes bomb in car explodes and kills man taped to the driver's seat and steering wheel, other bombs explode with no person getting hurt, man fires gun at another man but misses, two people shot in one leg, boy hits teenager in head with pipe and locks him in room of abandoned warehouse (leaving him for dead), killer threatens people on phone, older woman tied up and strapped to bomb, young man strapped to bomb, adult guardian punishes boy by trying him up and spraying water on him in shower stall while he's clothed, and it is implied that bomb has killed a dog in a doghouse; no sex; no nudity; no alcohol; no smoking; and, lying and stalking.
THR3E is a low budget thriller designed to attract the thriller audience but without alienating the family audience.
Rated PG, the movie begins with a female police detective, Jennifer, trying to save her brother from a mad bomber nicknamed the Riddle Killer. She fails and injures her hands in the explosion.
The killer’s next victim is a seminary student named Kevin Parson. Kevin barely escapes a bomb planted in his car. On a tape recorder, the killer demands that Kevin confess, but confess to what?
As the killer continues to stalk Kevin and his childhood friend, Samantha, the movie reveals that Kevin was raised by his mentally unstable aunt. Also, as children, Samantha and he were stalked by an unknown juvenile delinquent, who Kevin thought he had left for dead in an abandoned warehouse, but who may be the killer.
THR3E has some nice twists and turns, once it gets going. The movie has several striking psychological, moral and spiritual themes mixed together in an intriguing way. Ultimately, the story is about the dark mysteries of the human heart. These mysteries can only be truly healed by the power of God, the movie suggests. Though shot well, the movie’s acting is a bit uneven. The movie has, however, a strong Christian worldview, including Bible quotes such as, “The wages of sin is death.” There is no sex, nudity or foul language, but there is mature content and some scary violence, so MOVIEGUIDE® advises caution for older children.