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• USA: Jun 4, 1999
DVD Release Date
• R1: Nov 16, 1999
• R2: 3 May 2004
Rated R for some intense violent behavior.
2 hours, 6 minutes
Studio Spyglass Entertainment, Touchstone Pictures
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|Genre: Thriller, Drama, Suspense, Prison, Psychos, Doctor|
Tagline: One man's mind is another man's mystery.
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