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25th Hour (2002)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  10 January 2003 (USA)
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Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.

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The 25th Hour depicts the last day of freedom for a young man before he begins serving a seven-year jail term for drug dealing. Prowling through the city until dawn with his two close male friends and his girlfriend, he is forced to re-examine his life and how he got himself into his predicament, which leads to a shocking, disturbing finale. Written by Justin Harris <jharris316@yahoo.com>

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Can you change your whole life in a day? See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong language and some violence | See all certifications »

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10 January 2003 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$32,399 (Brazil) (23 May 2003)

Gross:

$32,399 (Brazil) (23 May 2003)
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Trivia

Edward Norton says he took every penny he made from Red Dragon (2002) to finance this film. See more »

Goofs

When Monty and Naturelle meet for the first time in the movie she's leaning forward to pet the dog, who's standing in front of her. In the next shot the dog is behind her back and Monty has to raise his hand holding a dog's leash over Naturelle's head to let her pass through. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Monty Brogan: Look at this. He's alive.
Kostya Novotny: This dog, how you call it? Bull pit?
Monty Brogan: No, Pit-Bull. But that's not a pit bull. I don't know, I don't know what he is. I bet he lost somebody some money though. Give me your gun.
Kostya Novotny: Shooting him?
Monty Brogan: Yeah.
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References The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) See more »

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The Fuse
Written by Bruce Springsteen
Produced by Brendan O'Brien
With an original string arrangement by Terence Blanchard
Performed by Bruce Springsteen
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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this movie rocks
26 November 2004 | by (Hanover, PA) – See all my reviews

This movie is excellent. Not a big fan of Spike Lee, but was interested in seeing his first "white" movie. Not racist, but that is how i saw it. His first movie that was with mostly white actors. I loved the movie. I have much more respect for Mr. Lee. I love the f-uc you scene. That is the best part of the movie. The theme of him escaping from this torture that he is about to go through also moved me. Very sad, but very real and moving movie. Drug laws in this country are far too restrictive and they ruin (usually minorities') lives. Great job, Spike Lee!! I loved Barry Pepper as the Stock Broker. I loved Ed Norton. He is always great, and this performance is no different..


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