PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
PROT is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a faraway planet named K-PAX. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
During an episode of Kevin Pollak's Chat Show (2009), Bill Hader revealed that he had worked on K-PAX (2001) as a production assistant for one day, but was fired after accidentally letting two costumed actors from Planet of the Apes (2001) wander through a shot during filming.
Dr. Mark Powell:
What if I were to tell you that according to a man who lived on our planet, named Einstein, that nothing can travel faster than the speed of light?
Prot: I would say that you misread Einstein, Dr. Powell. May I call you Mark? You see Mark, what Einstein ...
Early in the movie, Mark leaves the city on the train at the end of the day in overcast weather, but when he gets home at 6:30, it's bright daylight outside.
After the credits, there's a view of the stars and then Dr. Mark Powell looks through the lens of his telescope as if he is looking for the stars of K-PAX. He walks in his yard, and the movie ends.
$17,215,275 28 October 2001