Desperate Hours

Synopsis: Michael Bosworth is a psychotic criminal who is about to go on trial however, he seduces his lawyer into helping him escape. But as they try to make their getaway, she's left behind. He decides to wait for her to come to him, so he decides to hide at the house of the Cornells. Now it appears that the Cornells have problems of their own. The husband and wife are separated. And there's an FBI agent after them who is using the lawyer to lead them to Bosworth.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Michael Cimino
Production: Metro Goldwyn Mayer
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
105 min

- Oh, come on.

- I'm late.

All right.

Mom, Kyle will be driving me

to riding class after school, okay?

- Okay.

- ( Playing classical music )

if it makes you feel any better,

she's a lot harder on me

when we're alone.

Hey, come here,

I want to talk...

( music resumes )

She's still going out with Kyle?


( Sighs )

I never liked that kid.

Kids his age are supposed

to be cocky, full of life.

You know what I mean?

Trouble is with Kyle,

he thinks too much.

We can't all be full

of surprises like you.

Kyle's reliable.

If she marries someone like him

she won't have to worry about him

running off with some female

half his age.

- Of course, I'm only quoting.

- That is not fair, Nora.

Okay, so Karen is 24 years old.

So what?


Ls that what you still think

life has to be, Tim... fair?

Jesus Christ.

When are you gonna grow up?

Well, I am trying.

Look, I came to tell you

that Karen is over.

- I've broken up with her.

- Poor baby.

Abandoned at her tender age.

The truth is, Nora, I came this morning

hoping to talk with you.

What are we doing?


You always make sure you're

not here when I pick up Zack.

We have nothing more

to say to each other.

If you want to talk to me, talk,

and then leave me alone.

They're at it again.

Go put on your pants, okay?

Do you need any money,

anything you and the kids need?

- Nora:
Please, Tim, not that!

- Well, what do you want?

What I have always wanted...

somebody that I can trust!

Somebody that I can depend on!

Not you!

I do want to tell you one thing.

I figured it out.

I took up with Karen

because she wasn't you.

Well, even dumb me

figured that one out.

Now I've broken it off with her

because she wasn't like you.

I can't believe

anything you say, Tim.

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Lawrence Konner

Lawrence Konner is an American screenwriter and television writer of shows such as Boardwalk Empire and The Sopranos. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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