Friday, January 28, 2011

Falling Down

Watched Wall Street Money Never Sleeps, and as Michael Douglas stars in it I got reminded of this awesome movie


plot:
"William (aka D-FENS), an unemployed, divorced engineer in the defense industry, just wants to get home to see his daughter on her birthday. Unfortunately, nothingseems to be going right for him. Stuck in traffic, he finally snaps. He gets out ofhis car and begins a walk through L.A. D-FENS begins to fight back against the everyday "injustices" he encounters on his journey home. When a unhelpful Koreanshopkeeper "doesn't give change" he demolishing the store with a baseball bat. Soonhe finds himself in gangland, and deals with some tough-looking gang members byattacking them. When the gang members try to retaliate, it fails when they crashtheir car and D-FENS takes their guns. A retiring cop (Robert Duvall) is on histrail as D-FENS heads towards Venice for his daughter's birthday."


This 1993 movie is one of my favorites. It is a story about a man going on rampage basically because all of the flaws he sees in the society. Lead role is played by Michael Douglas, he is exceptional. No doubt it is also Joel Schumacher's best film. The movie itself is at times funny yet at others quite sad. Definitely worth a watch!

I give it 8/10! Very good!

Heres the trailer:


Don't most of you wish you could just give up on everything and try to get your order? :)

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49 comments:

  1. This movie looks pure win. I always wanted to see a movie about a dude getting pushed to far.

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  3. I love Michael Douglas movies, first Wall Street was great and MNS is in my queue to watch, loads of free time in a few weeks! Hey man if you could would you mind commenting on my blog the answers to these 2 questions:
    1.) Is Netflix instant or streaming worth it?
    2.) FUARRKK congrats on 200 followers! How did you get so many? I got like 74, trying to get into the blogging thing but nobody seems to be reading/following. Got plenty of time coming up so I'd like to improve my blog traffic.

    Keep up the good work, love checking out your movie blog.

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  4. how have i never seen this movie?? i'm gonna see if it's on netflix in a bit... i love schumacher!! check out black swan if you like dark movies... aronofsky is a genius and portman should win an oscar!

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  5. Yeah im intending to, however, waiting for it to come to my cinema :/

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  6. Great movie, it used to be on HBO all the time back in the mid 90's

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  7. I liked that movie. My favorite parts were when he got the traffic workers to admit that they work on the roads when nothing is wrong just to spend their budget... AND the part where he says "Wait a minute...I'M the bad guy??"

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  8. His best role. Probably because if it wasn't for his pappy, he'd be a cubicle guy. he's never been a good actor.

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  9. I will need to check this movie out.

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  10. Another good film!!, Haven't seen this one in a while though. I wonder how many of us reading this feel like doing a Douglas from time to time?????

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  11. ohh man i love this movie! Such an epic ending.
    great post!

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  12. Looks like an epic movie, must look it up!

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  13. Been wanting to see this for a long time, always forget about it though. Will watch soon hopefully!

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  14. haha, sounds like a sadistic movie. I'll try to check it out, but I can't promise much because I have a lot to catch up on.

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  15. Never seen it, is it on Netflix?

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  16. why is he mad tho?

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  17. Another EXCELLENT choice Doo - this is also in my All Time Top Ten (you keep picking them). xxx

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  18. Awesome, awesome flick. The part where he buys the soda from the Korean dude is so epic.

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  19. I've heard a lot of good things about this movie, but I never knew the name of it. I'm definitely going to have to check it out now.

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  20. I've never seen any Michael Douglas movies but I'll make sure to make this my first watch!

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  21. If you find a good reader, let me know.

    That was a good flick.

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  22. not a huge michael douglas fan unfortunately

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  23. i never heard of this one
    gotta watch it

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  24. Quite an interesting movie. I guess in US it maynt be a hit since Law & order is comparatively better than other countries, whereas in other countries especially Asian counries you can do anything and get away with it and innocent soul can be locked up and beaten to death. it is so much screwed up,so this kind of stories where some avatar - hero takes up role and fights for justice and justifies self-made judge/god..This movie was remade in tamil-Indian language . Check the below list
    Me and my thinking cap- Movies copied to Indian language

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  25. Rocky who? Rambo who?

    Michael Douglas in this movie is the epitome of badass. Following and supporting bro.


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  26. i love this movie!..i forgot how its called, tnq you..must watch it again

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  27. Wish I could answer your question but... =\

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  28. This was an amazing movie, and definitely not a movie that you could put out now with people being so politically correct about guys who get pushed over the edge and go on a shooting spree. Michael Douglas was pure win in that role.

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  30. Michael Douglas is a wizard. I'm adding this to my list of movies that I would like to see. You're making this list pretty long...

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  31. Robert Duvall and Michael Douglas do a great job with their roles.

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  32. I LOVE this movie, Michael Douglas is a beast

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  33. Oh wow i'd love to see this, especially since it's how i feel half the time...

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  34. Excellent movie, I agree its a classic

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  35. awesome review. never heard of this movie before actually. may check it out. thanks. followed back

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  36. i've never thought of michael douglas as a badass, but...nope, still don't.

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  37. yes! great movie, i should re-download it.

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  38. I'm so glad Michael is doing better these days with his cancer. Love his wife!

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  39. Probably his best role ever! Loved this flick!

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