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Release Date: March 28th, 2008

DVD Release Date: September 30th, 2008

R|1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
In this dramatization, mentally disturbed Mark David Chapman (Jared Leto) arrives in 1980 New York City to stalk his idol, John Lennon (Mark Lindsay Chapman). Standing outside Lennon's apartment building every day, Chapman encounters fan Jude Hanson (Lindsay Lohan) and photographer Paul Goresh (Judah Friedlander), as well as the famous musician's son, Sean (Yuuki Hosokawa). While waiting for an autograph, Chapman grows increasingly unbalanced, leading to his infamous assassination of Lennon.

Cast: Jared Leto, Lindsay Lohan, Judah Friedlander, Ursula Abbott, Jeane Fournier, Brian O'Neill, Mark Lindsay Chapman, Matthew Humphreys

Director: Jarrett Schaefer

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Don't hammer this film for trying to get inside the head of Mark David Chapman before he shot John Lennon outside the rock legend's New York apartment on December 8th, 1980. Hammer it instead for failing to do so with any depth or insight. show more

  • Judah Friedlander and Lindsay Lohan are striking, respectively, as a Lennon paparazzo and a fan creeped out by Chapman. show more

  • High praise to the cast and crew. Jared Leto is mesmeric as the bloated, deranged Chapman. It's a brilliantly measured performance, evincing the tale of a madman through his own awful rhyme and reason. show more

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