Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey, Rachel Ticotin
Ebbe Roe Smith (Writer), Joel Schumacher (Director)
Released: Feb. 26th, 1993
Runtime: 1 hour, 53 minutes
On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. He goes to a convenience store and tries to get some change for a phone call, but the Korean owner does not oblige, tipping Foster over the edge. The unstable Foster, so frustrated with the various flaws he sees in...
Featuring a bizarrely funny performance by Robert Duvall as Prendergast, an old police department inside-man who just so happens to be retiring the day D-Fens decides to go nuts, this movie is an absolute classic.
Falling Down indites society as whole as being flawed in terms of its social and economical ways, from the small individual to the large conglomerate, with D-Fens' targets including violent gangs, an overcharging Korean shopkeeper, rude drivers, obstructive fast-food workers who are sticklers to the rules instead of taking the people into account, rich golf-course snobs and most memorably a neo-Nazi shop-owner played to chilling effect by Frederick Forrest.
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Joel Schumachers crime drama, Falling Down, stars Michael Douglas in the lead role of William Foster, a man hell bent on getting to his estranged daughters birthday party, at any cost.