R | | Action, Crime, Drama
Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Denzel Washington spent time traveling with detectives to prepare for his role. He soon learned that some of the cops carried two pairs of shoes around with them in the trunk of their cars, since the shoes they were wearing would often get blood on ... ...
I wanna tell you about the time I almost died...
When (after about 78 minutes) Hobbes enters Stanton's office, Stanton is hanging up the phone. In the next cut, when Hobbes sits down, Stanton is hanging up the phone once again.
English, Syriac, Assyrian Neo-Aramaic
$10,401,586 (USA) (19 January 1998)
$25,188,006 (USA) (22 March 1998)