Dr. Ethan Powell, an anthropologist, is in Africa studying apes when he is lost for two years. When he is found, he kills 3 men and puts 2 in the hospital. Cuba Gooding's character is a psychiatrist who wants to take up the task of trying to get Dr. Powell to speak again and maybe even stand judgment at a trial for his release from prison of mental cases. Along the way, Cuba has to deal with also helping the mental patients that are being abused and neglected. In this process Cuba learns a few things about himself and life, and so does Anthony Hopkins character, Dr. Powell.

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  1. Gerald Di Pego


  2. Jon Turteltaub


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  1. Anthony Hopkins

    Anthony Hopkins

    Dr. Ethan Powell

  2. Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Dr. Theo Caulder

  3. Donald Sutherland

    Donald Sutherland

    Ben Hillard

  4. Maura Tierney

    Maura Tierney

    Lynn Powell

  5. George Dzundza

    George Dzundza

    Dr. John Murray

  6. John Ashton

    John Ashton

    Guard Dacks

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Original Language English

Runtime 2h 6m

Budget $80.00

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Release Information

  • June 4, 1999
    R, Theatrical



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