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Crossing Over (2009) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

10869

Avg. Rating:

2.29/4

# of Ratings:

19

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

02/27/2009

DVD Release:

06/09/2009

Director:

Wayne Kramer

Actors:

Harrison Ford
Sean Penn
Ray Liotta
Ashley Judd
Lee Horsley
Cliff Curtis

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

This multi-character story explores the the issue of immigration in L.A. from many different perspectives.

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  patjohnson76
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09/12/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Couple of good stories, it's okay

Not a bad film, probably could have been better. It includes several stories related to immigration in LA from several perspectives, some which intersect, but most stand alone. A couple of the stories don't hold much interest (an immigrant tries to con his way into working for a Jewish center, while his girlfriend tries to get a permanent visa by sleeping with an agent), but others, including an Islamic high schooler in trouble for an essay that's interpreted as sympathetic to the 9/11 terrorists and Harrison Ford as an agent trying to find a child's mother, have a great punch. In fact, there is surprising work here from Ford, who does some of his strongest acting in a long time.

Sadly, the film was dumped in a few theaters after many edits. Sean Penn, in fact, is completely cut from t...

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Is this on DVD already or how did you see it?
06/29/2009
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  Rakkie
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its not so bad but its not important either. watch for one time. you will not remember it next year
06/27/2009
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I am actually excited to see what this is about.  Looks like a good cast so I don't know what could go wrong...other than the usual - sucky script and terrible direction.
02/15/2009
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