Out of Time

Synopsis: Matt Whitlock, the police chief of the small town of Banyan Key, Florida, is separated from his wife, Alex, a police homicide detective in MIami. Matt's been having an affair with Ann Merai Harrison, a woman who's separated from her abusive husband, Chris, and who says that she has cancer. When her doctor tells her of a new expensive treatment, Matt decides to give her the nearly half a million dollars in an evidence lock up that he seized from a local drug bust. When Ann and her husband turn up dead only days after naming Chief Whitlock as beneficiary on a million dollar Life insurance policy, things start heating up for Whitlock as the evidence his wife Alex is gathering stacks up against him. And as if things couldn't get worse, the D.E.A. now want the drug money a.s.a.p. Anxiety runs high for Whitlock as he scrambles to figure out who has set him up and also recover half a million dollars all while trying not to break a sweat or draw any suspicions. He's a man who is way out of his
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director(s): Carl Franklin
  4 wins & 7 nominations.
105 min

(TV in background)

And in Florida, a 52-year-old man lets

two women in the house to use the phone.

(phone rings)

- Chief Whitlock.

- Chief Whitlock, it's... it's Ann.

Ann Merai Harrison.

Somebody just broke into my house.

All right. Be right over, ma'am.

(dispatcher on radio) 26, 26. A double K

on the corner of Church and Waterford.

How you doing, Miss Harrison?

- Chief.

- You OK?

- l'm fine.

- Mind if l come in?

- Come in.

- Thank you.

Oh, boy.

Did you, uh...

did you get a good look at this fella?

Uh, yeah.

- He was, um... about your height.

- Mm-hm.

Your weight. Come to think of it,

he kinda looked like you.

Looked like me?

So, he was good-looking?

- No.

- OK.

Sorry, just not my type.

So, this... ugly man,

you know how he got in the house?


The bedroom window.

- ls it all right if l come in your bedroom?

- Yeah, come in.

- Why don't you tell me what happened?

- OK.

l was asleep, but then l woke up

because l felt something.

l saw the window was open.

And... he was standing

right where you are.

- Right here?

- Mm-hm.

You're sure? OK.

- All right, so what did he do?

- He... he came toward me.

- He came toward you?

- Uh-huh.

- Like this?

- Uh-huh.

- Then he grabbed me.

- Where?

Right here.

- Like that?

- Uh-huh.

But he was much stronger than you.


- Like that?

- Uh-huh.

He forced himself on top of me.

Like that?

His breath smelt like

he'd been drinking, like yours.

Really? What happened next?

- He kissed me.

- Where?

Where, baby?

Then he stripped me naked.

l'm sorry, it was confusing.

He ripped my shirt off.

You didn't put up much of a fight,

did you? Hm?


l didn't put up much of a fight?

- So, you took control?

- Mm-hm.

What did you do next?

- What'd you do, baby?

- Watch me.

Tell me what you did next, baby.

(radio) Chief?.

You gotta get down to the Scuttlebutt.

We got a situation here.

lt's about to blow.


- Yeah, Tony, what's up?

- Where are you, Chief?.

Can you get here?

We need you to come. Quick.

- Chief?.

- OK. Uh...

Look, Tony, l'm...

- Coming now.

- No!

l gotta go, baby. Gotta go.

Gotta go to work.

- We'll pick up on this crime tomorrow?

- OK.

- What kind of crime?

- Bad one. Assault with a deadly weapon.

Breaking and entering.

- See you later, baby.

- OK.


- How you all doing?

- Hey, Chief.

- (woman) Morning.

- Hey, there.

Mathias Lee Whitlock.

Hey, how you doing, Chris?

You having breakfast

with all your friends here?

l would invite you, Chris,

but l don't want to.

You know, l'd sit down,

but... l don't want to.

- Did they find us a table?

- Yeah, we're in the back.

- Matt.

- How you doing, Ann?

OK. l'm starving. Good to see you.

Good to see you, too.

Hey, Chris. Try the crab. lt's real good.

- l'm allergic.

- l know.


How you doing, Sharlene?

- What time is it?

- 3 o'clock.

Let's go.

Hey, man.

They're out of paper towels again.

- How you doing, Chae?

- Good.

Thought the camera only added 10lbs.

- Looks good, doesn't it?

- Kinda. ln a pudgy way.

So l thought this might be an opportune

time to revisit my offer to invest.

- Costa Rica?

- Charter a boat.

- Steal the evidence money.

- What's this? You filed a report on it yet?

- That it?

- That's it.

- Man, 485 grand. Can l touch it?

- No, you can't.

- l just wanna touch it.

- Get your hands out of there.

- Maybe l'll just steal it.

- Maybe l'll just shoot you.

Stop thinking like a cop for five seconds.

Just listen to my proposition.

Take a grand out. We'll go to the boat

show, we'll walk around with the money.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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