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Short Time

release date 08 February '91

12A rated certificate
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FROM FIRST-TIME DIRECTOR GREGG CHAMPION, COMES AN ACTION COMEDY FEATURING DABNEY COLEMAN AS AN ULTRA-CAUTIOUS COP WHO IS MISTAKENLY DIAGNOSED AS HAVING A TERMINAL ILLNESS. WITH JUST TWO WEEKS TO LIVE AND ONLY EIGHT DAYS FROM RETIREMENT, HE BEGINS TO ACCEPT THE RISKIEST ASSIGNMENTS POSSIBLE, HOPING THAT HE WILL BE KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY SO THAT HIS WIFE AND FAMILY WILL BE ABLE TO COLLECT ON HIS INSURANCE. WHAT HE DOESN'T COUNT ON IS BECOMING A SUPER-HERO IN THE PROCESS. OF THE STORY: "IT'S ABOUT A MAN WHO LOSES HIS INHIBITIONS AND IN TRYING TO GET HIMSELF KILLED, BECOMES AN UNWITTING HERO ... WHO, BECAUSE HE THINKS HE'S DYING, BEGINS TO LEARN ABOUT, TO APPRECIATE LIFE."


genre(s):  Comedy
director:  Gregg Champion
film cast:  Dabney Coleman, Matt Frewer, Teri Garr, Barry Corbin, Joe Pantoliano
certificate:  12A
running time:  97 Mins

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