Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of his student, Sydney Fuller. Written by
Someone poisoned Dexter Cornell. He's got to find out who. He's got to find out why. He's got to find out now. In 24 hours, he'll be Dead On Arrival.
Did You Know?
Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan met on this film and were subsequently married. See more
Sydney was somehow able to put on Dexter's jacket despite the fact her arm is super-glued to his. See more
How did you know about Nick?
Good. Then you know what's going to happen to you.
The opening Touchstone Logo is in black & white and the logo's flash is accompanied by a thunder clap. See more
Referenced in The Best of Film Noir
TOO MUCH SEX, NOT ENOUGH AFFECTION
Written by Pat MacDonald
Performed by Timbuk 3
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