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A hustling drug addict checks himself into rehabilitation to escape trouble with the law and realizes that it's exactly what he needs.
After seeing an early screening of the film, Jon Peters was inspired to cast Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne (Batman) in Batman (1989).
That was a ninety thousand dollar phone call, man. Ninety thousand dollars! 90 grand, man. That's the Stock Market, babe, and it doesn't give a fuck if I'm in a hospital or not! Hey, the American Stock Market really doesn't care if some asshole who ...
The movie accurately references many of the twelve steps alcoholics use to work toward sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous. However, before their first meeting, Daryl's sponsor instructs him to complete Step Four by making a fearless, searching personal moral inventory. No AA sponsor would instruct a new member to begin the recovery program with Step Four, nor with any other step than Step One.
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