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Final (2001)

 -  Sci-Fi | Drama | Thriller  -  8 June 2001 (USA)
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Bill wakes up from a coma in a hospital ward, raving about tissue regeneration experiments, final injections, organ transplants and having been cryogenically frozen. Battling flashbacks of ... See full summary »

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Stephen P. Dunn ...
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Bill wakes up from a coma in a hospital ward, raving about tissue regeneration experiments, final injections, organ transplants and having been cryogenically frozen. Battling flashbacks of his father's death and a car crash, occasional hallucinations and fits of rage he tries to piece together his own history with the help of Ann, a lonely medical psychologist sent in to evaluate whether he should be released. In their confrontational, sexually-charged sessions, Bill flip-flops between pitch-perfect self-diagnoses and his paranoid bio-tech fantasies, but slowly begins to heal. But things are not what they seem. Written by Anonymous

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Sci-Fi | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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$80,000 (estimated)

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$1,933 (USA) (7 December 2001)

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$8,693 (USA) (18 January 2002)
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Trivia

Blues guitarist Guy Davis, the singer at the bar, also provides most of the soundtrack. See more »

Goofs

There is a typo on the consent form: "physical harm" reads "physical farm". See more »

Quotes

Bill: What year am I supposed to think it is? For my progress.
Ann: 1999.
Bill: Date?
Ann: November 2nd.
Bill: No, I mean, do you want to go on a date? Cause I know this darling place down by river...
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References The Misfits (1961) See more »

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Little Sister
Written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman
Performed by Denis Leary
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A good movie that I did not expect
25 January 2004 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

Okay, it is a not a sci-fi movie in the sense of laser gun battles or travelling through time warps, or anything like that. In fact, you almost have to be told that it is science-fiction, it plays out more like a subtle love story, but mostly like a psychological drama. Another interesting thing about this movie is that it is a slow movie, but it absolutely grabs your attention.

Denis Leary turned in a great performance, such natural speech, and without his usual foul-mouth on top of that too! Him and Hope Davis convince you that there was a bond that developed between them, and under any other circumstances this bond could've led to a quiet comfortable life together. There is a scene at the end which is touching, it almost reminds you of an elderly couple who know their life together is coming to an end and are saying their final goodbyes to each other.


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