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The Minus Man (1999) Movie Information

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The Minus Man (1999)
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Hampton Fancher


Owen Wilson
Sheryl Crow
Dwight Yoakam
Dennis Haysbert
Brian Cox
Mercedes Ruehl





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The movie centers on a serial killer (Owen Wilson), who picks victims who seem to be unhappy with their lives. Vann settles into a small seaside town with a job delivering mail, looking for his next victim while living with a married couple (Brain Cox and Mercedes Ruehl). He is pursued by a woman in town (Janeane Garofalo) and tormented by hallucinations of being pursued by a pair of detectives. -- filmfan09

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Allison 09/18/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Performances by Janeane Garafalo and Owen wilson make this otherwise poor film shine.

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01/13/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Subtle and intriguing, a work of art

"I've never done anything violent to anybody, just the minimum that was necessary. No fear, no pain, they just go to sleep. But after it's done there's no going back, no second chance, if I made a mistake I'll pay for it."

Owen Wilson stars in this almost surreal thriller-drama about a different kind of serial killer who travels along the country to pick up innocent victims and poison them for their soul defects and obvious unhappiness. The storyline is very deep, but it never manages to top his impressive performance.
Owen Wilson, deserves kudos for this role, i didn't think that he'd be able to pull of a serious role, but he really suprised me in this movie.

The Minus Man is a very special film. It shows how subtlety can be more deeply disturbing and effective in telling a s...

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