Changing Lanes Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 7215

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 104

Theatrical Release Date: 04/12/2002

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Thriller

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Roger Michell

Actors: Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Kim Staunton, Toni Collette, Sydney Pollack, Tina Sloan

Plot: An attorney is in a rush to file papers for a multi-million dollar lawsuit has an accident with an alcoholic insurance salesman in a rush to a child custody hearing - and leaves him stranded. He thinks nothing of it until he realizes he left his papers at the accident and are now in the hands of a man with nothing left to lose. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
3/4

SIngli6 - wrote on 02/08/2015

Jackson has made a career out of playing angry black men, and Ben Affleck has made a career out of playing bland white men, but here the writing gives them both room to actually explore these stock characters and show us something much richer and more complex. This is a slightly above average thriller, even if it is more insightful than actually thrilling.

Rating of
1.5/4

Snoogans - wrote on 12/05/2011

Good stars in an average, forgettable movie.

Rating of
0.5/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/29/2011

From the previews I thought it was gonna be great movie but I was wrong.Very Very wrong

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2/4

Changing Lanes review

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 01/02/2012

An insurance agent Doyle Gipson (Jackson) and lawyer Gavin Banek (Affleck) have a car accident. Gavin leaves his folder accidentally. Both of their lives change when an important document was not returned. An important quote that somewhat summarizes the main topic of the picture - “I want to do this right.” and “I’m really sorry.” Subjects of forgiveness, clear conscience and priorities were touched. The 2 figures change after the accident, Doyle is a just man who turns to rage because of frustration while Gavin is a conceited person who transforms into a sensitive generous man. Soundtrack was alright and performances honest, the supporting cast was somewhat disappointing though. Changing Lanes was alright, snail paced with idiotic characters which could have altered …

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