R | | Comedy, Drama, Music
An aging rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Al Pacino and Christopher Plummer were another team in "The Insider" (1999) with Pacino as the producer, Lowell Bergman and Plummer as "60 Minutes" reporter, Mike Wallace. In "Danny Collins" the roles are reversed with Pacino as the performer and ... ...
Hank, I haven't written a song in thirty years. THIRTY YEARS. I'm a fucking joke.
Near the end, Danny Collins hands over his AMEX card to pay for his hotel, but never bothers to get it back.
During the end credits, a clip of a Steve Tilston (the inspiration for Danny Collins) interview and a couple of newspaper headlines (that describe Tilston's finding of the John Lennon letter) are shown.
$73,200 (USA) (22 March 2015)
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