Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Hypnotic

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Hypnotic is the latest film starring Ben Affleck and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It’s an action/mystery movie that has more twists than you can shake a stick at. Because of this, it makes some of the leadership lessons you might find in the movie seem null or void. While the twists change things, the lessons remain.

So, what is the movie Hypnotic about? Affleck’s character, Danny Rourke, is investigating his daughter’s disappearance. He remembers bits and pieces of what happened but cannot find his daughter.

Ben Affleck in Hypnotic. Holding a safety deposit box while standing in a bank.

This leads him down a rabbit hole of a thriller. When Lev Dellrayne (William Fichtner) appears at the scene of a soon-to-happen bank robbery, Rourke begins to piece things together. Dellrayne is the man behind the disappearance of his daughter. Or so he thinks.