Last updated January 20, 2021
The short film that inspired the Oscar-winning feature takes a controversial look inside the mind of mentally challenged murderer Karl Childers. Shot in stark black-and-white, the movie stars Billy Bob Thornton as Childers and Molly Ringwald as the reporter who interviews him on the day of his release from an insane asylum. The film derives its title from the infamous killer's description of the weapon he used to murder his mother.
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A college basketball coach knows his squad of underdogs can't win without an infusion of new talent. After starting a national search for players, he promises the world two up-and-coming hoopsters - who prove to be worth every under-the-table payoff.
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Jack Nicholson stars as infamous Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa in this biopic that traces Hoffa's rise through labor's ranks to create the most powerful union in the country and posits a guess as to what happened to him when he vanished without a trace.
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When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor (Kurt Russell) lets his wife, Amy (Kathleen Quinlan), hitch a ride with a trucker (J.T. Walsh) to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never seen Amy. Johnathan Mostow's tense thriller then follows Jeff's desperate search for his wife, which eventually uncovers a small town's murderous secret.
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Emory is a stressed-out advertising exec who sets off a company scandal with his unorthodox work. Sent to a mental institution, he finds understanding from his fellow patients. Meanwhile, Emory's ads have become Madison Avenue's latest craze.
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After intercepting a Russian manuscript meant for small-time publisher Barley Blair, CIA agents urge Blair to follow up on the deal. He wants nothing to do with it, until he sees a photo of the book's beautiful editor, Katya.
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Scorned wife Hallie (Mia Sara) and tough Rinda (Michelle Forbes), the woman who's been sleeping with Hallie's husband, forge a bond and leave their sleepy town on a road trip. When the unlikely pair picks up a mysterious hitchhiker (Gil Bellows), the women don't realize he may be a murderer. As the two spar over their new friend's affections, a police lieutenant (J.T. Walsh) trails the threesome, and details of the crime unfold.
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