Michael Keaton plays Daryl Poynter, a hot shot real estate agent who just happens to have a cocaine and drinking problem. One morning, he wakes up to find a dead woman in his bed (someone he had been partying with the night before) from a cocaine overdose. He also just happens to receive a phone call from his employers telling him a huge sum of money is missing from one of his accounts. Panicking, Daryl decides to check into a drug rehab to hide from the law, where he meets tough cookie Morgan Freeman. A recovering addict himself, he now works as a drug counselor, and knows all the tricks Daryl tries to pull. Soon Daryl discovers he just might be in the right place, after all.
Michael Keaton...in an unexpected film...about thirty remarkable days in the life of an ordinary man.
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Did You Know?
Daryl Poynter (Keaton) refers to a character's overdose, by comparing her to John Belushi. Michael Keaton was offered (and subsequently declined) the role of Peter Venkman in Ghostbusters (1984), a role originally created for John Belushi. He also refused the role of Egon Spangler. See more
Thank you. And thanks for my chip. And thanks for not smoking.
Written by Billy Buttier and Archie Bell
Performed by Archie Bell & The Drells
(as Archie Bell and The Drells)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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