R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.
Bryan Singer described the film as Double Indemnity (1944) meets Rashomon (1950), and said that it was made "so you can go back and see all sorts of things you didn't realize were there the first time. You can get it a second time in a way you never could have the first time around." He also ... ...
How you doing Keaton?
Keaton: I can't feel my legs... Keyser.
At the beginning of the police car robbery, a white van hits the back of the police car. However when the van leaves, there appears to be no damage to the front.
The editor, John Ottman, edited the movie on film. He felt that all the editing done electronically at the time was horrible because all the good editors were still working on film (which is much more difficult). Because of this he thought about putting "Edited on a piece of s*** Steenbeck" at the end of the credits, but instead settled for the more subtle line "Edited on film." Tim Robbins was directing 'Dead Man Walking' at the time and heard about John's idea, which sparked that film's credit ending of "This film was edited on old machines."
English, Hungarian, Spanish, French
$645,363 (USA) (20 August 1995)
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