After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time to try and make peace with himself and his entourage, and even finds romance. Gale, whose life is spiralling down because of his obsession towards Booth, will bring himself on the very edge of sanity. At the end of the week, both men will find themselves on a collision course with each other. Written by
Some lives cross, others collide.
Did You Know?
Sean Penn considered the performance of Jack Nicholson in the movie to be one of the finest in his career. See more
When Freddy gives John Booth three more days he marks it on the calendar in red and the square he draws is not even, later when he crosses the day in the calendar the square drawn is perfect. See more
So listen to this. I'm coming out of the bathroom, right, and these two Orientals, they're arguin', they're hollerin', they're screaming at one another. And all in Japanese. So I told 'em, I said "Ay! You're in America now, speak Spanish."
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References Bright Eyes
Good Ship Lollipop
Written by Richard A. Whiting
and Sidney Clare
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