In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.
Three friends on their way to a boxing match get caught in heavy traffic, so they take a shortcut in order to get there faster, unfortunately it leads to them witnessing a murder which leaves them running for their lives.
Cuba Gooding Jr.,
Carl and James are two pleasant but unambitious garbage men. Carl has a telescope with which he observes his neighbors. One evening he sees a man giving a female neighbor a hard time. As ... See full summary »
A Chinese expatriate and practicer of Qijong and martial arts receives additional training in a secret U.S. program. Now armed with remarkable powers, he looks to take down a villain bent on destroying everything he knows and loves.
Auto racer Alex Furlong is snatched by time travel, a split second before a fatal explosion, by Vasendak's 21st-century team of techies, who plan to sell his healthy body to an ailing rich man at McCandless Corporation, for a mind transfer. He escapes, but has no rights in this nightmare future of violence and sleaze. The story concerns his survival, and his attempt to revive his relationship with his fiancée Julie, now 15 years older and an executive at McCandless. Written by
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In the note on Albert Einstien's picture in the diner is a quote, "Imagination is more Important than Knowledge" attributed to Kia Ora. "Kia ora" is actually a phrase used as an informal greeting in Maori, the indigenous language of New Zealand. Director Geoff Murphy was born in New Zealand and in this particular instance, most Maori people would regard the greeting as very tongue-in-cheek. See more »
The position of the dead man's head changes when it's looked by Alex or by Vacendak. See more »
I enjoyed this movie, it was not the best film about a person fleeing for his life, but it had a nice twist to it as a dude who apparently died some eighteen years prior wakes up and is about to get to be a dying rich guy's new body. Well the best laid plans get squashed as the the apparently dead guy is on the run and Mick Jagger is on his tail. Yes, you heard that correctly Mick Jagger and he is surprisingly good as the guy doing the lead chasing. The action is about what you would expect. This movie and the Keanu Reeves movie "Johnny Mneunic" or however you spell it are very similar to me though I have to give the edge to the Reeves one cause it had the more anime look, however this one looks more polished than that one did. The action is pretty good and it has a nice conclusion to it as well. The acting is solid as Emilio Estevez is good as the protagonist and there are a couple of nice scenes with Anthony Hopkins, but then again anything he is in and any scene he is in is usually a good scene. Not much else to say about this one, it is a nice ride though.
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