Brothers Bill Paxton and Billy Bob Thornton think they've found the answer to all their problems when they come across a downed plane containing a bag full of money, but their windfall soon leads them down a moral and emotional spiral of lies, betrayal and murder. Sam Raimi combines icy chills with powerful family melodrama in this terrific adaptation of Scott Smith's acclaimed novel. Bridget Fonda and Gary Cole costar
After Michael Beach, Cynda Williams and Billy Bob Thornton (who co-wrote the taut script) leave Los Angeles following a particularly bloody drug robbery, LAPD detectives suspect they’ll head to Star City, Arkansas. Talkative local sheriff Bill Paxton is excited by the prospect of doing real police work - but he has a connection to one of the criminals that he doesn’t disclose in this unpredictable crime thriller. Critic Gene Siskel’s favorite film of 1992.
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