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Set during a massive flood started by a dam accident in a small town, Tom (Christian Slater) is an armored truck guard who gets robbed by Jim ('Morgan Freeman'). Tom gets away with all the money and hides it. In a panic, he tells the sheriff about the area he hid the money in and the sheriff locks him up. Now Tom has to get to the money and keep himself alive battling the sheriff, Jim and his crew and the elements. Written by
Was originally titled "The Flood", it was changed because the film-makers didn't want audiences to assume it was primarily a disaster movie. See more »
When Karen is handcuffed to her staircase and Tom shoots through the cuffs, she places the chain of the cuffs on top of the banister. This is a physical impossibility because of the way she was cuffed there. See more »
[while floating down the road in a half submerged car]
You all right?
Yeah, I'm fine. I think the heater just kicked in.
At least we're out of the rain, right?
Oh, yeah. This is real cozy.
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The Paramount mountain is seen in much worse weather than normal; the camera pans down from the logo to scenes of flooding. See more »
This film starts off ok. It started off with a lot of promise and potential
armoured truck - lots of $$$ - lots and LOTS of rain. Unfortunately it
never delivers. The film starts to get boring quite quickly and by the end you are almost glad that it is over. If you really must see this film then rent it - it is just worth spending £3 on, luckily a friend pursuaded me not to spend £18 on the DVD. Minnie Driver is very good considering the below average script and she once again gives another convincing american accent but she is still FAR FAR better in the superb Grosse Pointe Blank (well worth £17 for the DVD). Oh and another redeeming feature is that the band "Jars of Clay" provide a superb song (and a rather appropriate one) entitled "Flood".
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