Twilight

March 6, 1998 0 By Fans
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Plot

A retired ex-cop and private detective (Newman) who lives with a rich actor (Hackman) who is dying from…

Release Year: 1998

Rating: 6.1/10 (5,488 voted)

Director:
Robert Benton

Stars: Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman

Storyline
A retired ex-cop and private detective (Newman) who lives with a rich actor (Hackman) who is dying from cancer and his actress wife (Sarandon) gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money. He walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of the actress's former husband. James Garner appears as another ex-cop who also does occasional errands for the couple.

Writers: Robert Benton, Richard Russo

Cast:

Paul Newman

Harry Ross


Susan Sarandon

Catherine Ames


Gene Hackman

Jack Ames


Reese Witherspoon

Mel Ames


Stockard Channing

Lt. Verna Hollander


James Garner

Raymond Hope


Giancarlo Esposito

Reuben Escobar


Liev Schreiber

Jeff Willis


Margo Martindale

Gloria Lamar


John Spencer

Capt. Phil Egan


M. Emmet Walsh

Lester Ivar


Peter Gregory

Verna's Partner


Rene Mujica

Mexican Bartender


Jason Clarke

Young Cop #1


Patrick Malone

Younger Cop

(as Patrick Y. Malone)

Taglines:
Some people can buy their way out of anything. Except the past.

Release Date: 6 March 1998

Filming Locations: Cedric Gibbons/Dolores Del Rio house, Santa Monica, California, USA



Box Office Details

Budget: $20,000,000

(estimated)

Opening Weekend: $5,866,411
(USA)
(8 March 1998)
(1351 Screens)

Gross: $15,030,732
(USA)
(3 May 1998)



Technical Specs

Runtime:



Did You Know?

Trivia:

Theatrical trailer features snippets of scenes not used in the final film, ie. Harry and Capt. Egan having an argument at the police station.

Goofs:

Miscellaneous:
After Catherine Ames leaves the pool and talks to Harry Ross you can see her hair is not wet, despite having been diving in the pool.

Quotes:

Harry:
People like you, think you are entitled to all the things that you have?

Catherine:
Do you think people like me care so much about things? Maybe people like you shouldn't get close to people like me!



User Review

A highly professional piece of work.

Rating:

This movie didn't do well with the critics or at the box office but if
you're in a nostalgic mood I'll think you'll enjoy it. The nostalgia is not
just for the stars, Newman, Hackforth and Garner but for the whole private
eye genre of the forties. All three stars show why they have been tops for
so long. At 73 Newman can still make the action and the sex scenes
creditable. It gives new hope to men of a certain age everywhere! It is a
film that probably plays better on TV than in a movie house. The pace is
leisurely but there is some nice sharp dialogue and atmospheric camera work.
All this plus a moody score by Leonard Bernstein make for a highly
professional entertainment. The more I think about it the more I like it.