R | | Biography, Comedy, Crime
A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.
Abramoff and Scanlon scream "Show Me the Money!" a reference to Jerry Maguire (1996). Kelly Preston, who plays Abramoff's wife, also played Maguire's ex-girlfriend.
You know, I do a shitload of reading and studying and praying, and I've come to a few conclusions I want to share. People look at politicians and celebrities on the TV and the newspapers, glossy magazines - what do they see? "I'm just like them." ...
When Jack is shown teaching screen-writing to fellow inmates, he has written on the board the film title 'Papillion' rather than 'Papillon'.
Brief footage of the real Jack Abramoff's introduction speech of Tom DeLay is shown during the end credits.
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