On the day of his daughter's (Joey Singer) birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster (Michael Douglas) is trying to get to his estranged ex-wife's (Barbara Hershey) house to see his daughter. He has a breakdown and leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. Along the way he stops at a convenience store and tries to get some change for a phone call but the owner, Mister Lee (Michael Paul Chan), does not give him change. This destabilizes William who then breaks apart the shop with a baseball bat and goes to an isolated place to drink a coke. Two gangsters (Agustin Rodriguez & Eddie Frias) threaten him and he reacts by hitting them with the bat. D-FENS continues walking and stops at a phone booth. The gangsters hunt him down with their gang and shoot at him but crash their car. William goes nuts and takes their gym bag with weapons proceeding in his journey of rage against injustice. Meanwhile Sergeant Martin Prendergast (Robert Duvall), who is working on his last day ...Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The same tune is played by the snow globe that Foster buys on Wilshire. The lyrics to the song are "London Bridge is falling down, falling down", a reference to the movie's title.
A bridge appears on the retirement cake of Detective Pendergrast, then moments later, he punches Detective Lydecker (D.W. Moffett), who falls into the bridge. Prendergast also planned to retire to Lake Havasu City, Arizona, where the old London Bridge was moved, in 1971