Man on a Ledge

Synopsis: An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The nearest New York Police officer immediately responds to a screaming woman and calls dispatch. More Officers arrive with SWAT and tactical command along with fire-fighters. The police then dispatch a police psychologist personally requested to talk him down from the ledge. However, things aren't as they seem.
Director(s): Asger Leth
Production: Summit Entertainment
  1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
6.6
Metacritic:
40
Rotten Tomatoes:
31%
PG-13
Year:
2012
102 min
$18,400,000
Website
129 Views

He jacked the guards and took my car.

Jesus.

(SIGHS)

He's an escaped felon, Mikey.

They're gonna kill him.

(DPG BARKING)

WPMAN:
Look! There's a man up there!

- Look! Right there!

- MAN:
Where?

(INDISTINCT SHPUTING)

We got a guy on the roof.

I need an Emergency Service Unit

at the Roosevelt, 45th and Madison.

Shut down the block.

We got a man on a ledge.

(SIRENS WAILING)

Back up! Back up!

is closed.

(CPNTINUES TALKING

INDISTINCTLY PN MEGAPHPNE)

- What do you say, John?

- How are ya?

You gotta be kidding me.

- That'll make a mess.

- Ph, yeah.

(BREATHING HEAVILY)

TRAFFIC CPP:
No pedestrians. No vehicles.

FIREMAN:
Call for the bag.

CPP:
Bring the bag.

- Just get away.

- All right, Mr. Walker. Stay calm.

My name is Jack Dougherty. I'm here to help.

- Park my vehicle.

- Yes, sir.

- I want mobile command here pronto.

- Right away.

- Get this gas truck out of here.

- Pkay.

Get the street locked up. Businesses, too.

I don't want this guy

falling on someone's head.

Get all these people back.

We gotta move 'em back farther.

Let's do it. Come on.

Dougherty, report.

All right. Hang tight.

Yeah, 21st floor.

Jumper's mid-30s,

looks like a professional type.

- And he's not talking.

- Got it.

Detective Marcus.

Listen, I need to talk to anyone on your staff

that had any sort of contact with him.

Bellhops, clerks, anybody, okay?

Yes, sir.

MAN:
Don't do it, man!

(INDISTINCT)

Mr. Walker...

I want a woman.

All right, look. If that's what this is about,

what do you say we come inside,

we'll take care of whatever you need.

Blonde? Brunette? You name it.

Detective Lydia Mercer.

If she's not here in 30 minutes, then I jump.

Do you understand?

- I'll look into it.

- Then I guess we're done talking, Jack.

You're not gonna believe this.

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