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R| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
Rick (Kenneth Branagh), a divorced lawyer, has what he thinks is going to be a one-night stand with the troubled but beautiful Mallory (Embeth Davidtz). However, he finds he's much too enamored with her to let the affair end so quickly. He offers to help her with some of her problems, most significantly, her unhinged father, Dixon (Robert Duvall), whom she claims is stalking her. Rick succeeds in getting the father committed, but the insane Dixon escapes the asylum and comes after the couple.

Cast: Kenneth Branagh , Embeth Davidtz , Robert Downey Jr. , Daryl Hannah , Tom Berenger , Famke Janssen , Mae Whitman , Jesse James

Director: Robert Altman

Genres: Thriller

The Gingerbread Man (1998)

Release Date: January 23rd, 1998|1 hr. 55 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    There's great pleasure in watching a movie in which the director has thought out everything beforehand. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It's all atmospheric, quirky and entertaining: the kind of neo-noir in which old-fashioned characters have updated problems. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    The result is an entertaining and sporadically engrossing two hours. show more

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