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October 10, 2003

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The Rundown

Cut to the chase.

Genre: Action / Adventure / Comedy
Director: Peter Berg
Distributor: Universal Pictures

Cast: The Rock, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken, Rosario Dawson, Ernie Misko (and more)

When Travis (Scott), the son of an underworld kingpin, disappears in the Amazon in search of a priceless artefact, Beck (Rock), the kingpin's retrieval expert, is sent to get him. The Rock is a bounty hunter who attempts to square a debt by heading to the Amazon jungle while sent to retrieve Travis. Despite their hostility - and their love for the same woman (Dawson) - the two must eventually join forces to fight the evil head (Walken) of a gold-mining corporation who is after the same treasure.

Second Hand Lions

Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Tim McCanlies
Distributor: New Line Cinema

Cast: Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick, Nicky Katt (and more)

Set in 1960s Texas, this is the story of a timid teenager, Walter (Osment), forced to spend the summer by his irresponsible mother (Sedgwick) with his eccentric (and recently rich) great-uncles (Caine and Duvall) on their farm in Texas. The comedy starts to develop as we see Walter learn more about their mysterious and dangerous pasts, which we see as flashbacks.

Source: IMDB.com/YahooMovies


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