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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Although Monty's bathroom monologue is similar to the racial stereotype montage in Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing (1989), it is taken almost verbatim from David Benioff's original novel. The only part not from the novel are the references to Osama bin Laden and the 9/11 attack. See more »
In the scene with Uncle Nikolai he cocks the handgun on his table, which pulls back the hammer. Monty is then given the gun, and when he puts it to Kostya's head he pulls back the hammer again. See more »
White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)
Written by Melle Mel (as Melvin Glover) and Sylvia Robinson
Performed by Grand Master & Melle Mel
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products and Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group See more »
Honestly it's the best movie I've seen in my 25 years. I've seen it a dozen times now, and I love it more every time. The plot is perfect, the acting is perfect, the cinematography is perfect. The ending segment with Monty and his father is about the most powerful I've ever seen.
So many unforgettable scenes in the movie:
Frank & Monty at the club the last night
The "make me ugly" scene
Monty and his dad in the car
If you haven't seen it, go get it right now. You can't miss this one.
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