Reach the Rock (1998)

Reach the Rock


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William Ryan made his directorial debut with this comedy-drama set in the small town of Shermer, Illinois, where vandalism by Robin Fleming (Alessandro Nivola) gets him thrown in jail by the two-man police force -- Sergeant Phil Quinn (William Sadler) and his dim-bulb deputy, Ernie (Bruce Norris). Quinn blames Fleming for the accidental swimming death of his nephew (Norman Reedus) four years previous. While the inept cops aren't looking, Fleming steals the key to his cell and exits, creating … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Written By: John Hughes
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On DVD: Jul 27, 1999



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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Full Review… | February 14, 2001
Los Angeles Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
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Sensational performances. A Romantic, somewhat humourous tale.

September 18, 2002

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