Synopsis: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars. The ending is played out with Roper and his partner McCall attempting to rescue Roper's kidnapped girlfriend. A major element in the plot is the relationship between Roper and his girlfriend.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Thomas Carter
Production: Touchstone Pictures
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
117 min

in window three...

holding a handgun

to Asian female's head.

Suspect is wearing

a black vest and T-shirt.

l'm gonna kill somebody!

lf they don't gimme my god-damn

car, l'm gonna kill somebody!

- Who the f*ck are you, man?

- Hey, how you doin', Earl?

- l'm Scott Roper, the negotiator.

- Get up! Get up! Get up

where l can see you!

Hands up! Get back! Get back!

Stop right there, motherfucker!

Hands up! Hands up!

Get back!

Get back. Step back.

Stop right there, man.

- Stop.

- Okay, Earl. All right? l'm stoppin'.

- All right, turn around.

- l don't carry a weapon, Earl.

l'm a negotiator.

- l have no gun. See?

- keep your hands up!

- l'm just pattin' down for you.

- Hands up!

- Pattin' down for you.

- All right?

- What's in the hand, man?

What's in the bag?

These are doughnuts, Earl. l know

you've all been in here a while...

so l brought some doughnuts in case

anybody wanted a snack or something.

Drop the fuckin' bag!

Drop the bag!

Okay, no problem. l'm gonna

put the doughnuts down.

-lt's just doughnuts, okay, Earl? Relax.

-kick 'em over.

- Okay.

- Hands up! Goddamn it, let me see you!

kick it over, man.

kick it over!

Pick it up. Pick it up!

Pick it up!

Open the bag! Show me

what's in the bag! Open it!

- lt's doughnuts, man.

- That's what l said, man.

l told you they were doughnuts.

That's bullshit, man!

You poisoned that shit!

- You put like fuckin'

powdered shit in it, man.

- Earl. No, no.

- You're fuckin' with me!

Earl, look, l'm not playin'

with you. They're just doughnuts.

- Eat it! Eat one.

- Please, eat. Don't even

worry about the doughnuts.

- Eat the doughnut!

- Let 'em eat 'em. See?

- Where's my fuckin' car, man?

- l'm gettin' you your car,

but first things first.

All right, Earl?

We have to do this thing right.

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