The January Man

Synopsis: Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, and corruption all are in the background as Nick tries to uncover the secret of where the killer will strike next, and finally must lay a trap without the police.
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Director(s): Pat O'Connor
Production: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

He's going to be reinstated

in the department...

He's going to be

the new special investigator.

How is he...

Did he agree?

You look flushed.

The dance was very stirring.

Usually you're bored.

Did he agree?

I can't believe it.

Why not?

After all, he is my brother.

That never stood in your way.

Are you siding with him?

Franklin, you should

know better than that.

What did you

have to promise him?

Hi, Ramon.

I'm thinking.

I am thinking.

All right.

Hi, Ed.

Will you get that animal,

please, and put it at her feet.

Don't smile, Olympia.

"Beware the jabberwock, my son!

"The jaws that bite,

the claws that clutch!"

Watch your hands, buddy!

- Like that? Stay.

- Very good.

Shut up!

Ed, why didn't you use

your apartment?

You've got the light.

Look, I'm making dinner tonight.

Can I borrow my table?


Just languish there, darling.

Don't molest anything.

Ed... you want a job?

- What's a job?

- Work... for money.

- Money?

- Yeah. Do you remember money?

Yeah, I remember it.

What do you think?

It is irritating to me

that I need money.

- I shouldn't need it.

- I don't agree.

It's good

every once in a while...

to get roped into

somebody else's, you know...



For money?


I'm going to have

a press conference...

tomorrow morning at 10:00.

The governor, he's letting me

have his best speechwriter.

He's gonna write the statement.

The fucking guy is a poet.

I'll have the hard-liners...

wringing their handkerchiefs

out before I'm through.

The prodigal son

with the right stuff...

forgive and forget.

"For everything

there is a season."

How do we face the terrifying

spectacle of Nick Starkey...

what he may do,

what he may not do.

Anyway, I wanna get going.

I want to start

working on it tonight.

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John Patrick Shanley

John Patrick Shanley is an American playwright, screenwriter, and theatre and film director. His play Doubt: A Parable won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as the 2005 Tony Award for Best Play. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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