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U-Turn (U Turn - Ici commence l\'enfer) (1997)

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Sean Penn Sean Penn
Bobby Cooper
Abraham Benrubi Abraham Benrubi
Biker #1
Richard Rutowski Richard Rutowski
Biker #2
Jon Voight Jon Voight
Blind Man
Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez
Grace McKenna
Powers Boothe Powers Boothe
Sheriff Potter
Nick Nolte Nick Nolte
Jake McKenna


Written by
John Ridley John Ridley
(screenplay)


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A good movie

6 years, 7 months ago at Oct 13 21:05
It has been a while since I have seen this flick (I'm actually pretty sure that I actually saw it in the movie theater when it was released in fact). Anyway, it is one of the more obscure and less ambitious features directed by Oliver Stone but I thought it was thoroughly enjoyable. Basically, instead of the rather heavy historical and/or political dramas which had become Oliver Stone's specialty,... read more

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4 weeks, 1 day ago at Apr 12 11:24
One of the best Oliver Stone films, and definitely one of my favorite femme fatale movies. What an underrated gem.
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Description: A noirish departure for issue-oriented director Oliver Stone, U-TURN stars Sean Penn as Bobby, a gambler on the run who has the misfortune to have his radiator hose blow in a godforsaken Arizona hole-in-the-wall. He quickly meets the stunning Grace McKenna (Jennifer Lopez), and they go to her place to become better acquainted. When her husband, real estate king Jake (Nick Nolte), catches the two together in the bedroom, they fight, but at a later meeting, he proposes that Bobby kill his wife for a reasonable sum. At first the gambler turns him down, but when all his money is torn to shreds in a freak accident, he realizes that h ... (more)
Release date: 3 October 1997
UPC: 043396325296
Tags: Thriller (13), Drama (9), Crime (9), 1997 (8), 1990s (5), Betrayal (5), Desert (5), Infidelity (4), Road Trip (4), Comedy (3), Murder (3), Arizona (3), Neo Noir (3), Action (2), Erotic (2), Adaptation (2), Rape (2), Based On Book (2), Box Office Flop (2), (2)
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