All Genres: Thriller, Horror
Release Year: 1997
Director: Ole Bornedal
Sound: Dolby Digital
Writing by: Ole Bornedal – (film Nattevagten)
Ole Bornedal – (screenplay) and
Steven Soderbergh – (screenplay)
Produced by: Cary Granat – executive producer
Daniel Lupi – line producer
Michael Obel – producer
Bob Weinstein – executive producer
Harvey Weinstein – executive producer
Cast: Ewan McGregor – Martin Bells
Nick Nolte – Inspector Thomas Albert Cray
Patricia Arquette – Katherine
Josh Brolin – James Gallman
Lauren Graham – Marie
Brad Dourif – Duty Doctor
Alix Koromzay – Joyce
Erich Anderson – Newscaster
Lonny Chapman – Johnson, Old Watchman
Scott Burkholder – College Professor
Michael Matthys – Guy in Pub
Music: Joachim Holbek
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Plot Outline: Ewan McGregor plays a law student who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue. He begins to discover…
Plot: Ewan McGregor plays a law student who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue. He begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a serial of murders.
Movie Quotes: Inspector Thomas Cray: Have you ever been killed before? I'll be back in a minute.
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
Throughout the end credits sequence, phrases “I'll show you a hell of a time,” “I'm so horny,” and “AHHH!” can be heard.
Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: In the opening sequence, when the gunman takes aim the second time, you can see two flashes from the gun, but only one shot is heard.
Trivia: There are 3 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- The black and white picture of the guy on death row in the cabin is the same one used in the original version of this movie (Nattevagten (1994)).
- The photograph on the bulletin board at the guard desk that Martin notices when he shows up for his first shift and asks the old watchman about, is a famous photo of Lewis Thornton Powell (also known as Lewis Paine or Lewis Payne), a conspirator with John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of Abraham Lincoln.
- Originally Ole Bornedal wanted Harrison Ford to play the part of Inspector Thomas Albert Cray.