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Runtime: 96 min

Genres: Comedy | Crime

Languages: English | Spanish

Countries: USA

When renowned African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson) moves into an all-white suburb, his suspicious new neighbors mistake him for a burglar and promptly call the police. When Sterling's identity becomes clear, the police plan a hasty cover-up, duping low-class crook Amos Odell (Nicolas Cage) into taking Sterling "hostage." Racial stereotypes get skewered 1990s style in this satire from director E. Max Frye (Palmetto).

Directors (1)

Writers (1)

E. Max Frye (written by)

Composers (1)

Editors (1)

Cinematographers (1)

Walt Lloyd (director of photography)

Actors (30)

Aimee Graham Stacy
Allison Mackie Anchorwoman
Amigo Rommel the Dog
Bob Balaban Dr. Roy 'R.A.' Fink
Brad Dourif Officer Donnie Donaldson
Chelcie Ross Deputy Earl
Dabney Coleman Chief of Police Cecil Tolliver
Eric Paisley Mainland Gatekeeper
Ernie Garrett State Police Captain
Giancarlo Esposito Reverend Fenton Brunch
I.M. Hobson Waldo Lake
Jason Andrew O'Malley Neighbor (uncredited)
Jeff Blumenkrantz Ernie the Cameraman
Jodi Long Wendy Wong
Jordan Lund Deputy Riley
Kim Staunton Mrs. Andrew Sterling
Leonor Anthony Hispanic Reporter
Loretta Devine Ula
Margaret Colin Judy Gillman
Michael Burgess Black Reporter
Michael Lerner Phil Gillman
Nicolas Cage Amos Odell
Rambo Rommel the Dog
Ron Taylor Sherman
Ronnie Jay Leipold News Reporter (uncredited)
Samuel L. Jackson Andrew Sterling
Scott Mactavish Jackson the Videographer (uncredited)
Todd Weeks Deputy Stan
Tracey Walter Bloodhound Bob
Walter Raymond Anchorman