The Sunset Limited
The Sunset Limited (2011)

A God-fearing ex-con (Samuel L. Jackson) saves a despondent college professor (Tommy Lee Jones) from throwing himself in front of a speeding subway train, and struggles to comprehend the suicidal man's unwavering despair during a series… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 7, 2012
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Mike Scott
Times-Picayune

A thinking man's drama that rolls deep, heavy thoughts around and around, trying to puzzle out where the truth lies. Or, indeed, if what we see as the truth is just that: a lie.

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Al S
A gritty, atmospheric and brilliantly crafted piece of work. A triumph from Writer, Cormack McCarthy and Director, Tommy Lee Jones. It`s filled with the… More
Julian Left
"Like Kubrick's 2001, this is a movie about content and... containers." What a powerful and emerging film that depicts the two opposing sides… More
JY Skacto
Tommy Lee Jones goes director and goes simple with <i>The Sunset Limited</i>.<p>The full 90 minutes of screen time takes place in a single… More
Michael Gildea
The Sunset Limited is a film adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy play (screenplay also written by McCarthy) about a discussion between a religious man (played by… More
Manu Gino
Seriously boring.. if you don't feel like falling asleep watching a movie don't watch this movie. You can actually just listen to this movie and not… More
paul sandberg
I have a confession for all of you film fans - I am a confirmed lover of live theatre. I have been a season subscriber to the American Conservatory Theatre in… More