A few incidents that happen at 11:14 p.m. in the town of Middleton are seen from five different perspectives, each of the players who generally works toward self interest, not caring about the consequence to other people, and in the process exacerbating the situations by his or her actions. Jack, in town to meet someone, is a chronic drinker and driver, he still doing so despite having his license temporarily suspended. Teens Mark, Eddie, and Tim are out for a joyride in Mark's van, they generally causing havoc all in the name of having fun, that is until something goes wrong. Frank, out for a walk with his dog, stumbles across something which makes him jump to a conclusion about his daughter, to whom he is both overprotective and overly trusting. Duffy, who works as a clerk at Lloyd's EZZZ Stop convenience store, goes to the store just as it is closing to ask his friend, the clerk on duty, Buzzy, for a favor, which may be difficult for her to grant based on her own needs, and Cheri ...Written by
The "f" word is used fifty-seven times. See more »
Supposedly, Cheri's story takes place in 20 minutes, assuming the clocks are correct. But from her introduction at 10:54 until 11:14, what is shown happens in about 18 minutes. This means that in that extra two minutes, Cheri had time to hook up jumper cables and do a jump, make two car trips and run from her house to the cemetery and back, among other things.
Obviously, Cheri lives very near the cemetery, as she is shown running to it with the 1st boyfriend. She is then shown running back. No time lapses, all real time. Then she's shown at her house and leaving in the car up to the stall and talking to the boys in the van. No time lapse. Then she crosses the highway to the convenient store, where there could be a small time lapse. 2nd boyfriend, no time lapse. She jumps the car, which is shown in stop motion, which could account for a minute of time lapse, as she's moving fast to save time. She drives back to the cemetery, another short time lapse (less than a minute). Everything else takes place in real time (in a total of 17:07 minutes, not 18). This submission makes it seem like she did a bunch of extra trips and other things which aren't shown, but it simply isn't true. Everything is shown in real time except for the 3 brief time lapses described, all easily done in the missing 2:53 (not 2 minutes). See more »
[talking on his cell phone]
I'm on my way back from Benny's. I'm almost home. Tell me where you are and I'll come get you.
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The opening credits appear as vehicles in an animated street scene, turning corners, stopping at intersections and moving across the screen at varying speeds. See more »
A clever little thriller/black comedy, which holds interest. 11:14 tells the inter-connected stories of a group of people, all revolving around a tragic car-accident. We see the accident, which occurs at 11:14pm, from different perspectives, as the puzzle slowly comes together.
Sure, the story works a lot on coincidence, but it's still a great build up and interesting ending, despite it being somewhat of a let-down.
The very black humour includes two sections which might just be some of the most cringing moments for men in cinema history one of them in particular had me cowering fear.
Good performances from Patrick Swayze and Hilary Swank make this a good cinematic treat.
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