Two strangers stuck in Manhattan for the night grow into each other's most trusted confidants when an evening of unexpected adventure forces them to confront their fears and take control of their lives.
Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting ... See full summary »
Bryce Dallas Howard,
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.
Idealistic lawyers Mike Weiss and Paul Danziger are partners. Mike is a drug-addict and Paul is a family man with a pregnant wife. When nurse Vicky Rogers seeks them out, they learn that she contracted AIDS a couple of years ago when she was accidentally pinpricked with a contaminated needle by a violent patient. Vicky shows a retractable safety needle invented by engineer Jeffrey Matthew Dancort, who owns the Safety Point Company, but is unable to sell his product to any hospital from the United Medical group, apart from San Antonio Memorial. Danziger and Weiss accept the case and go to court against United Medical, defended by powerful lawyer Nathaniel Price. Soon, they see all the doors closed in their fight against the powerful mafia of the medical supply system. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This movie is based on a true story and had the blessing of real-life Weiss and Danziger. Weiss and Danzinger had been approached by an inventor having trouble selling a safety syringe developed to protect health care workers from accidentally being infected by dirty needles due to a major industry needle maker and hospital group purchasing organizations pushing back against the introduction of the new, safer syringes. See more »
During the questioning of Jeffrey Dancort by Nathaniel Price (31:00 minutes into the movie), Dancourt says his home is in Houston Texas, but he gives the zip code of 74561 which is Quinton, Oklahoma. See more »
Nothing happened, Big Tobacco got a spanking, a slap on the wrist and went right back to business as usual.
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I watch this movie with no expectations or aware of the cast. I have an
eye for details and as I watched this the scene where they open the
refrigerator and there is a news clipping on the door and it say
Bellaire High School. I hit pause and rewind and freeze and read the
article. No way. This movie is real and it happened in my hometown of
Houston. I went to Bellaire HS and I was thrown for a loop.
The movie is one of those that tells a tale of injustice and a lawyer
suing for a large group of people. Finding out that Bono liked this
movie so much since it relates to his charity touches on the fact that
this tries to be a feel good movie for heart.
It tells a story that after doing research on the facts, safety
needles, makes you think. Makes you want to know why the Hospitals have
all the power and why we have no health care in America.
Wish it touched more on personal lives of the lawyers especially since
one wrote the script. Great movie.
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