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Final (2001)

R  |   |  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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Mary Diveny ...
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Dr. Edward Manning
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Larry (as Steve 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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Budget:

$80,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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

Supervisor: How would you complete the phrase: I before E, except after...
Bill: Could you repeat that one.
Supervisor: I before E, except after...
Bill: Except after 9 AM.
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References The Misfits (1961) See more »

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Best I Can
Written by Guy Davis
Performed by Guy Davis
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captivating and enjoyable
6 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although Denis Leary, the male lead, and Jim Gaffigan, who plays a prominent supporting role, are best known as professional comedians, make no mistake. This is a fine, science fiction drama.

The movie is driven by the dialog and the slowly unfolding plot of a great screenplay. There are essentially no special effects other than the flashbacks, and they are really more a product of good editing. The story is compelling and captivating, pulling you along as the larger plot points are revealed.

I'm sure this movie made no real box office, but it is absolutely worth the rental. Leary is shockingly good in this movie and proves that he has the acting chops of an Oscar winner. Davis' performance is solid, but very demure. One could argue that she had a supporting role instead of the female lead. Although Gaffigan has a lot of screen-time, he does not have much dialog. Regardless, Gaffigan delivers a stalwart and believable performance.


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