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Reach the Rock

Reach the Rock (1998)

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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

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Drama, Comedy

John Hughes

Jul 27, 1999

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Sensational performances. A Romantic, somewhat humourous tale.

September 18, 2002
Moviehole

A drama that probes the prejudices and divisiveness of a small community.

February 28, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

A snail-paced, airless bore.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

Such a glorified workshop may have its rewards for the actors, but it leaves audiences with a booby prize.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com
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    1. Robin: Wow! Shermer is West Chicago, Illinois. The jail is from the old police station on Mc Connel street.
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