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Chapter 27 (2007)

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A film about Mark David Chapman in the days leading up to the infamous murder of Beatle John Lennon.

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... Cabbie
... Cop #1
Robert Gerard Larkin ... Cop #2
... Jude
... Jeri
... Homeless Man
Brian Bell ... Cabbie#2
Dan Schultz ... Steve
... Clerk Riley
... Centerfold Model
Spiro Malas ... Elevator Man
... Prostitute
... Gloria
... Little Kid
... Patrick
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A film about Mark David Chapman in the days leading up to the infamous murder of Beatle John Lennon.

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No one can survive becoming a legend. See more »


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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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15 December 2007 (Japan)  »

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CAD 5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,910, 30 March 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$55,704, 4 May 2008
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Trivia

We are told that John Lennon was living in the Manhattan building called The Dakota, where Rosemary's Baby (1968) was filmed in 1968 - directed by Roman Polanski, whose pregnant wife, the actress Sharon Tate, was murdered in 1969. The murderers were Charles Manson and his followers, who titled their death spree "Helter Skelter" after the 1968 song by The Beatles. See more »

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On a shelf in the bookstore is a copy of White ninja. Published in 1990. The movie takes place in 1980. See more »

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[first lines]
Mark David Chapman: I believe in Holden Caulfield. And in the book, and what he was saying, what he was saying to a lost generation of phony people.
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In the credits, all of the people are credited for their characters, however the final listings are as follows: John Lennon..................Mark Lindsay Chapman and Jared Leto See more »

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Features Jack Frost (1979) See more »

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Written by Loren Wilfong
Published by Carbert Special Accounts (BMI)
Courtesy of APM Music
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The Catcher in The Rye
26 March 2007 | by See all my reviews

I have read a few of the comments already posted, and am amazed that no one has mentioned the fact that this movie if effectively telling the story of Holden Caulfield. I have heard in the past that many people have looked at turning The Catcher in The Rye into a movie, but have found it difficult as most of the book is spent inside Holden's head. Chapter 27, so named because The Catcher in The Rye has only 26 chapters, is telling the story of The Catcher in The Rye as well was the Story of Mark David Chapman who was apparently obsessed with the book. This is a dark film, and very few people will leave the cinema with a big smile on their face, but I certainly recommend seeing it, especially anyone who has read The Catcher in The Rye.


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