Nearing retirement, Dabney Coleman finds that he has a disease that will kill him within days. He then finds that his life insurance only pays off if he is killed in the line of duty. In order to leave something to his wife and children, Coleman becomes supercop, ignoring danger and trying his best to get killed.
- Stars:Dabney Coleman, Matt Frewer, Teri Garr, Barry Corbin, Joe Pantoliano, Xander Berkeley, Rob Roy, Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Tony Pantages, Sam Malkin, Wes Tritter, Kim Kondrashoff, Paul Jarrett, Dee Jay Jackson, Paul Batten,
- Country:USA, Canada
- Director:Gregg Champion,
- Writer:John Blumenthal, Michael Berry
When a police detective thinks he is dying and learns that his life insurance pays out more if he dies in the line of duty, he tries to make that happen. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
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(kr) wrote: fun movie... boy could I relate with the hacker... I mean, his crush on the neighbor... been there done that... DOH. what?
(br) wrote: It was good. Nana Patekar was the best actor in the movie. Karishma did good too. Shahrukh had barely any role.
(us) wrote: For once the Flixter synopsis is accurate. This movie is pretty bad, with unimaginative cinematography and atrocious music, but it has Cheryl "Rainbeaux" Smith in it, which is always nice. There are no adult characters.
(au) wrote: Best of its genre. I love the fact you can see boom mics in a bunch of scenes. Great lines throughout, but gets slow at times.
(de) wrote: Finally got to watch this classic. Stewart did an amazing job of playing the young naive idealist, who is representative of something nonexistent in Washington, D.C. Great performances all around and I thoroughly enjoyed how this film tackled themes we still struggle with today-private interests influencing government, lack of journalistic integrity, no real freedom of the press, popular resignation and cynicism regarding the system, etc. In December 2014 it's very interesting to watch a film from 1940 about politics on Capital Hill only to realize how the influence of industry in government hasn't really changed. That back then just as today those with great wealth are the ones who assert their will through the current practice of our political economy. For me this film demonstrates how historically this sanctioned (and sometimes not so sanctioned) corruption has been the common practice in government for such a long time now. And when something is common, it is often confused for what is normal. When the thing that's common and seen as normal is not a healthy situation and many people know it, but worse accept it, then it leads to resignation and cynicism.It's very easy for the cynical to view this film as somethings being an expression of cornball idealism under the weight of business as usual that has been the business for so long. I prefer to see those ideals as something still worth fighting for, because they are human ideals of a functional society that were intended to be a code of honor for government. They were supposed to be a values system for our views and behaviors toward one another in our communities so that government had something vital to protect and serve. Those were the original intentions. Cornball idealism? To the easily accepting cynic-of course. After all, how could we possibly end business as usual and truly move toward practicing those ideals? A question that the resigned very easily have an answer for-we can't.