Falling Down

Lists: Drama, Thriller, Crime / Heist, Psychological Thrillers

Brief Synopsis: "An unemployed defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them."

Overall Ranking: 1123 (Rank from 1993: # 18)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 25%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Patrick Devitt100
Rob from GuysFilmQuest77
CinemaVisitor Erik75
Dan O'Neill60 - Falling Down is darkly funny, very well-acted by Douglas, and not your usual vigilante film, but has many cliches, and not enough screen time devoted to Douglas.
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People Involved

  • Michael Douglas (William D-Fens Foster)
  • Robert Duvall (Detective Prendergast)
  • Barbara Hershey (Elizabeth Beth Travino)
  • Tuesday Weld (Amanda Prendergast)
  • Ebbe Roe Smith (Director)