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Summary A day in the life of a laid-off defense worker, estranged from hiswife and young daughter, and driven beyond frustration in an endless traffic jam. After he abandons his car in the middle of the freeway, he crosses the city on foot, leaving behind him an escalating wake of destruction as his sanity crumbles in the face of contemporary ur...

Directed By: Joel Schumacher

Written By: Ebbe Roe Smith

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Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 21 Critic Reviews
56
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 591 User Ratings
7.5
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Summary A day in the life of a laid-off defense worker, estranged from hiswife and young daughter, and driven beyond frustration in an endless traffic jam. After he abandons his car in the middle of the freeway, he crosses the city on foot, leaving behind him an escalating wake of destruction as his sanity crumbles in the face of contemporary ur...

Directed By: Joel Schumacher

Written By: Ebbe Roe Smith

Where to Watch

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 21 Critic Reviews
56
52% Positive
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29% Mixed
6 Reviews
19% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 21 Critic Reviews
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52% Positive
11 Reviews
29% Mixed
6 Reviews
19% Negative
4 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 591 User Ratings
7.5
76% Positive
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4% Mixed
22 Ratings
20% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 591 User Ratings
7.5
76% Positive
450 Ratings
4% Mixed
22 Ratings
20% Negative
119 Ratings

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Production Company Alcor Films, Canal+, New Regency Productions, Warner Bros.
Release Date Feb 26, 1993
Duration 1 h 53 m
Rating R
Tagline The adventures of an ordinary man at war with the everyday world.
Edgar Allan Poe Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Cannes Film Festival
1 Nomination
Camerimage
1 Nomination