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88 Minutes (2007)

On the day that a serial killer that he helped put away is supposed to be executed, a noted forensic psychologist and college professor receives a call informing him that he has 88 minutes left to live.

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Mike Stempt (as Benjamin McKenzie)
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Sara Pollard
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Johnny D'Franco
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J.T. Rycker
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Storyline

In Seattle, the successful forensic psychiatrist and college professor Jack Gramm is in evidence since he was responsible for the condemnation of the serial killer Jon Forster, influencing the jury to sentence him to the death row. Jon accuses Jack of manipulation, inducing one witness and sister of one of his victims to testify against him. On the eve of Jon's execution, Jack receives a phone call telling him that he has only eighty-eight minutes of life, while a killer is copycatting Jon, killing women with the same "modus-operandi" and is investigated by Seattle Slayer Task Force. With the support of associate Shelly Barnes, an FBI agent, his friend Frank Parks, and his assistant Kim Cummings, Jack investigates some weird and problematic students, a security guard of the campus and the woman with whom he had one night stand. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for disturbing violent content, brief nudity and language | See all certifications »

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18 April 2008 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,957,216 (USA) (18 April 2008)

Gross:

$16,930,884 (USA) (16 May 2008)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Neal McDonough plays a character named Jon Forster. Although it is spelled differently, the character's name is pronounced the same as the name of the feared South African Prime Minister John Vorster. See more »

Goofs

When Jack and Kim are in driving in the Porsche in the city, the car is not as damaged as it was seen at University's parking place. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kate: Look at me. Look at the kite.
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Connections

Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.38 (2008) See more »

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Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
Written by Max Martin (ASCAP), Herbie Crichlow (as Herbert St. Clair Crichlow) (ASCAP)
Performed by Backstreet Boys
Published by Zomba Enterprises Inc. (ASCAP) / WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) obo Megasong Publishing
Courtesy of Jive Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Licensing
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In top 10 worst movies ever seen
3 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

This movie was so awful that I watched up to halfway through waiting for it to "start" - for the plot, characters, and overall tone to start making sense - before realizing it was never gonna happen. As another viewer commented, Al Pacino seems like an old smarmy geyser perpetually supporting fawning pseudo-model 20-something girls who gaze into his wise, knowledgeable eyes. It's pathetic. The plot is completely inconsequential and the ending is formulaic and bland. The visuals are very blue, grey, depressing and support the overall unpleasant viewing experience. Don't waste your time watching this, no matter how big a Pacino fan you are. I don't know why he did this movie, but it's definitely not worth your time no matter how bored you are!!!


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