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Proximity (2001)

An inmate serving time for vehicular homicide, overhears prison guards discussing plans for a murder and becomes a target himself.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Lowe ... William Conroy
Jonathan Banks ... Price
Kelly Rowan ... Anne Conroy
Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Yaskin (as T. C. Carson)
Joe Santos ... Clive Plummer
Mark Boone Junior ... Eric Hawthorne (as Mark Boone Jr.)
David Flynn David Flynn ... Lawrence
James Coburn ... Jim Corcoran
Scott Plate Scott Plate ... David Dart
Patrick E. Mahoney Jr. Patrick E. Mahoney Jr. ... Stephen Conroy
Jack Sender Jack Sender ... Glaser
Anthony McKay ... Richard Sherwood
Robert Ellis Robert Ellis ... Guard Pattison
Kimberly A. Osborne Kimberly A. Osborne ... Leah Gibson (as Kim Osborne)
Rick Williams Rick Williams ... Cole
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Storyline

Professor William Conroy, otherwise a model citizen, serves jail time for a car accident which proved fatal for his lover and student. In prison, he hears 'too much' about the murder of fellow inmate Evan, whose assertions he ignored that the deaths in their penitentiary multiplied suspiciously. Dirty jailer, Price, accidentally messes up the warden's instructions to get Conroy murdered by ruthless killer Lawrence during a transport. Conroy has some trouble convincing even his lawyer Eric Hawthorne he's the target of a manhunt. They and investigative reporter David Dart discover the dirty part played by Jim Corcoran's rich and influential 'Justice for victim families' vigilante society. Written by KGF Vissers

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He's closing in on the truth. The killers are closing in on him.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2002 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A törvényen túl See more »

Filming Locations:

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Rob Lowe received sever third degree on his face and back and lost two thirds of his ring finger while making this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Ofc. Yaskin (Terrence 'T.C.' Carson I) is looking through the binoculars in the car, he is looking through the wrong end. You can tell by the rubber eye pieces and how small the openings are on the side you can see. See more »

Quotes

William Conroy: Do you know the reason people drink coffee?
Cab Driver: No why?
William Conroy: People have a thing about stuff they drink.
William Conroy: they believe it gives them some type of control over the illusion of being tired.
Cab Driver: I'm not following you.
William Conroy: Your not following me? let me tell you something buddy this concept that you have where you think I'm a type of leader that can be followed is wrong dead wrong.
Cab Driver: Ok jack you lost me.
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Soundtracks

No One Can Save Me But My Baby
Written by Tom Waits
Performed by John Hammond
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Not What I Expected
23 June 2003 | by Theo RobertsonSee all my reviews

Former brat pack actor and all round pretty boy Rob Lowe stars in a film set in a high security American prison . I had a gut feeling his character was going to be popular for all the wrong reasons like Tobias in the first series of OZ , but PROXIMITY isn`t that kind of film , it`s more like a " Man on the run " film like THE FUGITIVE . It also makes a nod to the themes of punishment and justice with James Coburn putting in a cameo as the spokesman for a justice for victims pressure group but any intelligent discussion on how society should treat criminals is completely ignored as the film degenerates into tired old cliches of shoot outs and car chases


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