U Turn

U Turn (1997)

Expect the Unexpected.

  • Genre: Thriller
  • Release Date: 1997-10-03
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 357 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 5min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Canal+ Droits Audiovisuels
  • Production Country: France, United States of America
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When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he's encountered. After becoming involved with a young married woman, her husband hires Bobby to kill her. Later, she hires Bobby to kill the husband.

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  • Sean Penn

    as Bobby Cooper
  • Nick Nolte

    as Jake McKenna
  • Jennifer Lopez

    as Grace McKenna
  • Joaquin Phoenix

    as Toby N. Tucker
  • Claire Danes

    as Jenny
  • Powers Boothe

    as Sheriff Virgil Potter
  • Billy Bob Thornton

    as Darrell
  • Jon Voight

    as Blind Man
  • Abraham Benrubi

    as Biker #1
  • Richard Rutowski

    as Biker #2
  • Aida Linares

    as Jamilla
  • Sean Stone

    as Boy in Grocery Store
  • Ilia Volok

    as Sergi
  • Brent Briscoe

    as Boyd
  • Bo Hopkins

    as Ed
  • Julie Hagerty

    as Flo
  • Annie Tien

    as Short Order Cook
  • Sheri Foster

    as Grace's Mother
  • Laurie Metcalf

    as Bus Station Clerk
  • Liv Tyler

    as Girl in Bus Station
  • Jeff Flach

    as Yes Man (uncredited)
  • Valeriy Nikolaev

    as Mr. Arkady
Camera Robert Richardson Director of Photography
Art Victor Kempster Production Design
Directing Oliver Stone Director
Sound Ennio Morricone Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Beatrix Aruna Pasztor Costume Design
Production Mary Vernieu Casting
Production Richard Rutowski Co-Producer
Production Clayton Townsend Producer
Production Clayton Townsend Unit Production Manager
Editing Hank Corwin Editor
Production Dan Halsted Producer
Art Merideth Boswell Set Decoration
Art Dan Webster Art Direction
Editing Thomas J. Nordberg Editor
Writing John Ridley Screenplay
Writing John Ridley Author
Production John Ridley Executive Producer
Production Jeff Flach Production Supervisor
Directing Seth Cirker First Assistant Director