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Release Date: April 12th, 2002

DVD Release Date: November 20th, 2001

R|2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
On the run from the police, Cameron (Steve Railsback) crashes the set of a Hollywood war movie. When he inadvertently causes a stunt man's death, the film's manipulative director, Eli Cross (Peter O'Toole), decides to shelter Cameron from the cops if he steps in as the daredevil's replacement. Though the arrangement seems like a good deal, it soon becomes a perilous position, with the situation only complicated when Cameron falls for the movie's lead actress, Nina Franklin (Barbara Hershey).

Cast: Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, Barbara Hershey, Allen Garfield, Alex Rocco, Sharon Farrell, Adam Roarke, Philip Bruns

Director: Richard Rush

Genres: Thriller, Comedy

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Intense, Amusing, Deception, 1980s, Engaging, Underdog

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Winner Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama