Falling Down (1993)

Directed by
Joel Schumacher

Intense drama about a middle-aged man (Michael Douglas) who reaches breaking point while gridlocked in Los Angeles traffic on a sweltering day. He abandons his car and embarks on a violent spree across town, increasing his arsenal of weapons after each confrontation. A detective who is working his last day with the LAPD before retiring begins receiving reports of the various incidents - and eventually realises that one man links them all.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1993

3/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Image for Michael DouglasMichael Douglas...William Foster/D-Fens
Image for Robert DuvallRobert Duvall...Prendergast
Image for Barbara HersheyBarbara Hershey...Beth
Tuesday Weld...Amanda Prendergast
Image for Rachel TicotinRachel Ticotin...Det. Sandra
Frederic Forrest...Nick Surplus Store Owner
Lois Smith...William Foster's Mother
Joey Hope Singer...Adele Beth's Child
Ebbe Roe Smith...Guy on Freeway
Michael Paul Chan...Mr. Lee
Raymond J. Barry...Cap. Yardley
D.W. Moffett...Det. Lydecker
Steve Park...Det. Brian
Kimberly Scott...Det. Jones
James Keane...Det. Keene