The Frozen Ground | 2013

Directed by: Scott Walker

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Main Plot

"The Frozen Ground" is a crime thriller based on true events, following an Alaska State Trooper and a young woman who team up to catch a serial killer. As they work together, they uncover a dark and twisted web of violence, leading to a thrilling cat-and-mouse chase to bring the killer to justice.


  • Jack Halcombe, an Alaskan State Trooper, investigates the case of a serial killer targeting young women in Anchorage. Nicolas Cage
  • Vanessa Hudgens plays Cindy Paulson, a young woman who escapes the clutches of a serial killer in Alaska. Vanessa Hudgens
  • John Cusack plays Robert Hansen, a serial killer, in the plot of the movie where he abducts and murders young women. John Cusack

Ending Explained

In the conclusion of "The Frozen Ground," detective Jack Halcombe successfully captures serial killer Robert Hansen, with the help of survivor Cindy Paulson. Hansen is convicted for his gruesome crimes, and Halcombe ensures justice is served. The film ends with a sense of closure as the victims' families find solace, and Halcombe reflects on the case, knowing that he has finally brought an end to Hansen's reign of terror.

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Scott Walker Nicolas Cage Vanessa Hudgens John Cusack