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The Sunchaser (1996)

Michael Reynolds is a rich oncologist who has a one hundred seventy-five thousand dollar sports car, a multi-million dollar house, and a new boost in his career. Brandon "Blue" Monroe is a ... See full summary »

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Michael Cimino

Writer:

Charles Leavitt
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Woody Harrelson ... Dr. Michael Reynolds
Jon Seda ... Brandon 'Blue' Monroe
Anne Bancroft ... Dr. Renata Baumbauer
Alexandra Tydings ... Victoria Reynolds
Matt Mulhern ... Dr. Chip Byrnes
Talisa Soto ... Navajo Woman
Richard Bauer Richard Bauer ... Dr. Bradford
Victor Aaron Victor Aaron ... Webster Skyhorse
Lawrence Pressman ... Agent in Charge Collier
Michael O'Neill ... Agent Moreland
Harry Carey Jr. ... Cashier
Carmen Dell'Orefice ... Arabella
Brooke Ashley Brooke Ashley ... Calantha Reynolds
Andrea Roth ... Head Nurse
Bob Minor ... Deputy Lynch
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Storyline

Michael Reynolds is a rich oncologist who has a one hundred seventy-five thousand dollar sports car, a multi-million dollar house, and a new boost in his career. Brandon "Blue" Monroe is a dying patient who kidnaps Reynolds. They are going to a legendary Navajo healing place while a manhunt closes in. Soon the men get closer in understanding, and to the place that may save them both. Written by Robert Krzanowski <stonedpsycho@hotmail.com>

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It began as a kidnapping. It became a journey of hope.

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong language and some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Navajo

Release Date:

25 October 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sunchaser See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$23,107
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The last feature film directed by Michael Cimino. See more »

Goofs

The bullet hole in the windshield of the car is clearly visible a few seconds before the bullet is fired. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Michael Reynolds: Why don't you grow some pubic hair, junior.
Brandon 'Blue' Monroe: I got pubic hair, asshole. It's the one place I got hair left.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Buckle Up for Safety
Written and Performed by Danny Frankel
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the sunchasers
19 March 2007 | by one_way1983See all my reviews

I loved this film. It is a profoundly deep and moving. This is a film that I don't get tired of watching. It touches the cores of your heart. The story involved a dying man (played by Seda) who kidnaps a self absorbed doctor (played by Harrelson)and along the way they both go through this journey of self discovery. I get emotional toward the end of this film and I think that it is beautifully acted and not well filmed, but sometimes you have to look pass that and see the overall message of the film, which the director was able to put forth. I highly recommend this film. I think this is one Harrelson best film that I have seen him in and Jon Seda shows that he has potential to be a great actor due to his fine acting in this film.


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