The Midnight Man

Synopsis: When Grady, an assassin with a genetic disorder that renders him unable to feel pain, is sent on a high-stakes assignment, his world is turned upside-down after an attack when he awakens to discover that he can feel pain for the first time in his life. With the clock ticking and his greatest asset gone, Grady will go head-to-head with his greatest fears and unspeakable enemies, while experiencing a tactile world he never could have imagined.
Director(s): D.C. Hamilton
Production: Midnight Man Film
105 min


- Hello, my baby.

Hello, my honey

Hello, my Ragtime girl

Send me a kiss by wire

Baby, my heart's on fire

If you refuse me, honey,

you'll lose me

Then you'll be left alone

Baby, telephone, tell my I'm

your own.

La-la, la-la la la-lah,

la-la, la-la la la-lah

This is usually where the

frog goes back in the box.

La-la, la-la la la-lah,

la-la, la-la la la-lah

- Uh, use your words.

(smack and groan of pain)

Let me guess, public school?

- You're a funny guy.

- Really? I haven't heard you

laugh yet,

but hey, I get, I mean, if

Pearl doesn't get his case,

Pearl doesn't make his deal,

and, well,

Pearl cuts off your thumbs.

(smacking and groan of pain)

- I keep telling you, bring your


down here and I'll talk.

- For the last time,

Pearl's not talking to you.

You're dealing with me.

Where's the case?

- Rrrribit.

- Pauly, let's try the JC.

- What's the JC?

Ah, I get it, an attempt at


Get you.

- I'm going to count to three.

- Don't strain yourself.

- One.

- Is that Indian food?



(cellphone buzzing)

- I'd just let that go to


(pounding and clattering)

Dude! Brand new phone, two-year



Nailed it.

- We've got all night, Grady.

- No, you've had all night, big


Your boss is probably outside

that door

right now listening to you guys


all over the upholstery.

Now I hear that he doesn't deal

with disappointment very well.

Makes him a little knife happy.

- Last chance, Grady!

Where's the money?!

- La-la, la-la la, I'll only

tell Pearl.

I'll only tell Pearl.

So do what you've got to do.

Come on, your thumbs.

(scream of anger)

La-la, la-la la, la-la, la-la

la, la-la


- Yeah, it's me.

We need Pearl down here.

Yeah, I know.

Just do it.

(door opens)

This is Grady.

- Losing our touch?

- Shut up!

- So you're the joker who thinks

he can take all my stuff

and just make it disappear.

- Ta-da!

- Let me tell you something

about me

a lot of people down know.

I can be quite a nice man.

I do have a few layers.

Like, I'm a very keen cobbler.

You know what that is?

- A baked, fruity thing.

- It's a shoemaker.

I like making shoes.

I'm also a keen scrapbooker.

- Be sure to add that to

your online dating profile.

- But I am anal about one

thing and that is balance.

- You must make a good cobber.

- The way I see it, me and you


got a balance problem, Mr.


You took my stuff, which

gives you two options,

number one, you give it

back with a bit extra,

a finger, an ear, or you don't,

and I'll extract the rest of

your digits.

Now, you've been through a

lot today, a lot of pain.

Why don't you do yourself

a favor, give it back.

What you smiling at?

- Two things.

First it's just Grady.

- The second?

- You'd be amazed at how

much pain a man can take

when he can't feel it.



- What are you?

- Don't be a drama queen.

- We tortured you.

- And I'm sure that you and

Paulie are

usually very, very good

at your jobs but listen,

trust me, it's not you, it's me.

- You?

- Yeah, you with bow

tie, I'm talking to you.

I mean, really mad skills.

- Hey! Who the hell are you?

What the hell was that?

Stop! Talking!

- You're him.

You're the Midnight-

- Shh, don't say it.

Trust me, it's better this way.

What else do you know about me?


- You work for Ezekiel!

- What?

Do you know , Ezekiel

always says that there's bad

and then there's me.

You see, your boss over, there

Pearl, he was very, very bad.

I'm worse.

- You gonna kill us?

- Not this time.

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