Dexter Cornell, an English Professor, becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of his students, Sydney Fuller.
Someone poisoned Dexter Cornell. He's got to find out who. He's got to find out why. He's got to find out now. In 24 hours, he'll be Dead On Arrival.
Did You Know?
Stars Meg Ryan
and Dennis Quaid
met on this film and were subsequently married. The pair tied the knot in 1991 but were divorced in 2001. See more
At the end of the movie, Dex shoots the villain, who falls out of a window. Dex shot the villain in the front and the villain took several steps backwards without turning around. The next shot shows the villain very obviously jumping out of the window by running up to it facing forward and spinning around in the air. See more
How did you know about Nick?
Good. Then you know what's going to happen to you.
The opening Touchstone Logo is in black & white and the logo's flash is accompanied by a thunder clap. See more
DON'T BANG THE DRUM
Written by Mike Scott
& Karl Wallinger
Performed by The Waterboys
Courtesy of Ensign/Chrysalis Records See more