Directed by Joel Schumacher, "Flatliners" (also known as "Flatliners - Es gibt Grenzen, die man nicht überschreiten sollte", "Flatliners - Heute ist ein schöner Tag zum Sterben", "Linea mortale") is a Horror/Thriller/Science Fiction film, released in the USA on August 10 of 1990 . Kiefer Sutherland is starring, alongside Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin, Oliver Platt and Kimberly Scott.
Some lines shouldn't be crossed.
Who directed "Flatliners":
Flatliners was directed by Joel Schumacher, an American director, costume designer, writer, and producer.
Before directing Flatliners, Joel Schumacher had directed Cousins, released in 1989, The Lost Boys (1987). Since, he directed Dying Young, released in 1991, Falling Down (1993), The Client (1994), Batman Forever (1995), Batman & Robin (1997), and Bad Company (2002).
When was "Flatliners" released:
Flatliners was initally released in the United States on Friday, August 10, 1990. Also released on this day were Air America (dir. Roger Spottiswoode) and The Two Jakes (dir. Jack Nicholson). This was twenty-nine (29) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, November 09, 1990 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, January 09, 1991 in France; Thursday, November 22, 1990 in Germany and on Thursday, September 20, 1990 in Australia.
What is the cast of "Flatliners":
At the casting of Flatliners we find Kiefer Sutherland, previously seen in Young Guns II (1990) and Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990); Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman (1990), Steel Magnolias (1989)); Kevin Bacon (Tremors (1990), The Big Picture (1989)) [ more... ]
- Kevin Bacon and Oliver Platt can both be seen in Frost/Nixon, released in 2008.
- Hope Davis and Jim Ortlieb can both be seen in Home Alone, released in 1990.
- Kevin Bacon and Oliver Platt also worked together in X-Men: First Class, released in 2011.
- Afram Bill Williams and Jim Ortlieb can be seen in Chain Reaction, released in 1996.
What is the Storyline of "Flatliners":
Nelson Wright (Kiefer Sutherland), convinces four of his medical school classmates ? Joe Hurley (William Baldwin), David Labraccio (Kevin Bacon), Randall Steckle (Oliver Platt) and Rachel Manus (Julia Roberts) ? to help him discover what lies beyond death. Nelson flatlines for one minute before his classmates resuscitate him. While "dead", he experiences a sort of afterlife. He sees a vision of a boy he bullied as a child, Billy Mahoney. He merely tells his friends that he can't describe what he saw, but [...]
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