R | | Mystery, Thriller
A college professor's day: his top student allegedly commits suicide, his wife presents him with divorce papers and he overnights in a freshman girl's dorm. The next day: more murders around him. Will he find the killer in time?
The amount of time that Professor Dexter Cornell (Dennis Quaid) had to live was twenty-four hours with the time-frame being no more than forty-eight hours.
I need to speak to Detective Ulmer
Desk Sergeant: What for?
Dexter Cornell: I need to report a crime
Desk Sergeant: What crime?
Dexter Cornell: A murder
Desk Sergeant: Who was murdered?
Dexter Cornell: I Was
Dexter suddenly gains glasses when he first asks Sydney to join him for a date.
The opening Touchstone Logo is in black & white and the logo's flash is accompanied by a thunder clap.
$3,751,432 20 March 1988