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Out of Time (2003)

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A Florida police chief must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion.

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Matt Whitlock, the police chief of the small town of Banyan Key, Florida, is separated from his wife, Alex, a police homicide detective in MIami. Matt's been having an affair with Ann Merai Harrison, a woman who's separated from her abusive husband, Chris, and who says that she has cancer. When her doctor tells her of a new expensive treatment, Matt decides to give her the nearly half a million dollars in an evidence lock up that he seized from a local drug bust. When Ann and her husband turn up dead only days after naming Chief Whitlock as beneficiary on a million dollar Life insurance policy, things start heating up for Whitlock as the evidence his wife Alex is gathering stacks up against him. And as if things couldn't get worse, the D.E.A. now want the drug money a.s.a.p. Anxiety runs high for Whitlock as he scrambles to figure out who has set him up and also recover half a million dollars all while trying not to break a sweat or draw any suspicions. He's a man who is way out of ... Written by steve40m@yahoo.com

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How do you solve a murder when all the evidence points to you. See more »


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3 October 2003 (USA)  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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$16,185,316 (USA) (3 October 2003)

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$40,905,277 (USA) (28 November 2003)
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During the hotel fight scene, dialogue from the movie Legally Blonde (2001) can be heard on the hotel television. Specifically, the scene where Warner breaks up with Elle. See more »

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As Chae talks to Matt next to the soda machine in the police station, he has a cigarette in his mouth which disappears between shots. See more »

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Matt Lee Whitlock: Thanks for the beer and the conversation.
Chris Harrison: Thanks for listening.
Matt Lee Whitlock: You give Ann my best... if you can.
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The name Burt Ward appears as "Boy Wonder Executive Producer" See more »

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Referenced in The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.75 (2010) See more »

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Out of Time
(1966)
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Performed by Johnny Searing
Published by Abkco Music, Inc.
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Chae is the coolest character
23 July 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

While staying in a motel in Bandon, Oregon (on the southern coast) over the past weekend, I noticed that the room had a number of DVDs, including "Out of Time". I decided to kill some time watching it, not expecting very much. I must say that I was pleasantly surprised.

I should identify that the movie has nothing to do with the Rolling Stones' song. Denzel Washington plays Matt Whitlock, a cop in a small Florida town. He's been having an affair with a certain Ann (Sanaa Lathan). Since she's dying of cancer, she's made him the beneficiary of her will. But when she and her husband die in a fire, all evidence points to Matt (you'll understand what I mean if you see the movie). So arises the quandary of how he's going to solve the case and clear his name before it's too late, especially given that his ex-wife Alex (Eva Mendes) is absolutely intent on solving the case.

The movie's real strength lies in the twists and turns that they throw in from time to time. I think that probably the coolest scene is the whole sequence in the police station about halfway through the movie; I would have never imagined any movie having a whole sequence like that! But I actually considered Matt's friend Chae (John Billingsley) to be the best character in the movie; I mean, some of those monologues were so great.

All in all, it's not any kind of masterpiece. But it's better than your average man-on-the-run-has-to-clear-himself story. And if I may say so, Eva Mendes looked mighty fine in some of those outfits!


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