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The Sunchaser (1996)

Michael Reynolds is a rich oncologist who has a $175,000 sports car, a multi-million dollar home, and a new boost in his career. Brandon 'Blue' Monroe is a dying patient who kidnaps ... See full summary »

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Dr. Renata Baumbauer
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Victoria Reynolds
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Webster Skyhorse
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Calantha Reynolds
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Michael Reynolds is a rich oncologist who has a $175,000 sports car, a multi-million dollar home, and a new boost in his career. Brandon 'Blue' Monroe is a dying patient who kidnaps Reynolds. They are going to a legendary Navajo healing place while manhunt closes in. Soon the men get closer in understanding and to the place that may save them both. Written by Robert Krzanowski <stonedpsycho@hotmail.com>

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It began as a kidnapping. It became a journey of hope.

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Rated R for strong language and some violence | See all certifications »
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25 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Sunchaser  »

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$23,107 (USA)
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This is Michael Cimino's biggest box-office flop. The film grossed less than $30,000 domestically on a $31 million budget. See more »

Goofs

The cigarette the attendant in the gas station is smoking varies in length dramatically and incongruously, from being nearly smoked to the nub, almost freshly lit, and back again. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Michael Reynolds: Why don't you grow some pubic hair, junior.
Brandon 'Blue' Monroe: I got pubic hair, asshole. It's the one place I got hair left.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Merengue de Alegrias
Written by Ottmar Liebert
Performed by Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra
Courtesy of Epic Records
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its really emotional
23 July 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i think this film is really emotional to watch because it shows hurt, pain, hope and excitement all in one film. Jon Seda who plays blue gives an excellent performance in this film and i reckon deserves an Oscar!. i believe this film should be an example of the desperation of some people in the world, who go to any lengths to save their lives or what they believe in. Woody Harrelson also gives what i reckon is one of his best ever performances. he seems to be able to use his character as a doctor to his full advantage, and yet show an understanding side to blue. I really would recommend anybody to watch this film, because it is such an eye opener.


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