Ticking Clock is a 2011 psychological suspense film starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and directed by Ernie Barbarash. Filming took place in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Barbarash had previously directed Gooding Jr. in Hardwired.
The movie opens outside a rundown suburban house, we see the house number 633 on the front porch post. Inside the house a woman is seen viciously murdered and partially dissected in the bath tub. As the killer (Neal McDonough) washes his hands a large knife can be seen in the sink and the killer holds a small pen shaped device that sparks similar to a tazer. Nearby a baby starts to cry. The killer approaches the baby. Despite the savagery of his attack on the woman he is surprisingly gentle with the baby, comforting him and saying, “she can't hurt you anymore”.
The movie jumps forward 11 years to April 17, 2011. Investigative reporter Lewis Hicks (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) is struggling with a failing marriage with his wife Gina (Danielle Nicolet); a dubious relationship with...