Armed Response (2017 film)

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Armed Response
Armed Response (2017 film).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJohn Stockwell
Written byMatt Savelloni
Produced byMichael J. Luisi
Gene Simmons
Wesley Snipes
StarringWesley Snipes
Anne Heche
Dave Annable
Seth Rollins
Gene Simmons
Mo Gallini
CinematographyMatthew Irving
Edited byChristopher S. Capp
Music byElia Cmíral
Distributed bySaban Films[1]
Release date
  • August 4, 2017 (2017-08-04)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$52,036 [2]

Armed Response is a 2017 American action-horror film directed by John Stockwell, and produced by Wesley Snipes, who also stars in the lead role. The film co-stars Anne Heche, Dave Annable and Seth Rollins.[3] The film is produced by Erebus Pictures, a collaboration between WWE Studios and Gene Simmons.[4] It has a 0% score on Rotten Tomatoes.[5] The film was released in the United States on August 4, 2017.


A team of trained operatives are sent to a facility, in a prison building, as the team working there have not been heard from. Soon after arriving they find the dead bodies of the team and then find themselves trapped inside after a full lock-down. They see the surveillance footage of the other team being killed by unseen assailants and soon they in turn begin to experience strange and horrific phenomena as they attempt to uncover what killed the previous team.

The building is a highly evolved AI named Temple which is in effect a huge lie detector. The team who have been killed and the team sent to rescue them had previously been on a tour of duty in Afghanistan. Whilst in Afghanistan they were questioning a village elder and things got out of hand and they massacred the village; they have been covering this up and this is what Temple wants to expose and why they are being punished.



  1. ^ "Saban Films Acquires John Stockwell's Armed Response from WWE® Studios, Gene Simmons and Erebus Pictures Film Stars Wesley Snipes, Anne Heche, Gene Simmons and Dave Annable - Saban Films". Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "Armed Response (2017)". Box Office Mojo. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved August 28, 2021.
  3. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (April 5, 2016). "Wesley Snipes & Anne Heche Topline 'Temple' For Gene Simmons & WWE Studios Genre Label Erebus". Deadline. Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  4. ^ "WWE Studios, Gene Simmons join forces to launch Erebus Pictures". Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  5. ^ "Armed Response - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes". Retrieved October 21, 2017.

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