Release Info - U Turn (1997)
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U Turn (1997)

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Taglines: Expect the unexpected.

Director: Oliver Stone

Writers: John Ridley

Stars: Sean Penn, Billy Bob Thornton, Abraham Benrubi, Richard Rutowski, ...

When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he's encountered. After becoming involved with a (unbeknownst to him) young married woman, her husband hires Bobby to kill her. Later, she hires Bobby to kill the husband.

Release Dates:

USA 27 Aug 1997 (Telluride Film Festival)
USA 03 Oct 1997
Hong Kong 27 Nov 1997
France 14 Jan 1998
Spain 22 Jan 1998
Denmark 23 Jan 1998
Sweden 23 Jan 1998
Finland 25 Jan 1998 (Night Visions Film Festival)
Greece 30 Jan 1998
New Zealand 05 Feb 1998
Portugal 06 Feb 1998
Slovakia 12 Feb 1998
Turkey 13 Feb 1998
Bulgaria 20 Feb 1998
Brazil 20 Feb 1998
Finland 20 Feb 1998
Argentina 26 Feb 1998
Australia 26 Feb 1998
Norway 03 Apr 1998
Singapore 15 Apr 1998 (Singapore Film Society)
Germany 23 Apr 1998
Austria 24 Apr 1998
UK 24 Apr 1998
Ireland 24 Apr 1998
Colombia 30 Apr 1998
Iceland 08 May 1998
Japan 13 Jun 1998
Netherlands 10 Sep 1998 (limited)
Singapore 14 Jan 1999
Hungary 05 Aug 1999 (video premiere)
South Korea 04 Dec 1999

Also Known As:

(original title) U Turn
Austria U-Turn - Kein Weg zurück
Brazil Reviravolta
Canada (French title) Ici commence l'enfer
Germany U-Turn - Kein Weg zurück
Germany U-Turn - Tödliche Wendung
Spain Giro al infierno
Finland U-käännös helvettiin
France U Turn - Ici commence l'enfer
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) Tyfli strofi
Hungary Halálkanyar
Italy U Turn - Inversione di marcia
Mexico Camino sin retorno
Poland Droga przez pieklo
Portugal Sem Retorno
Serbia Potpuni zaokret
Sweden U-turn
Turkey (Turkish title) Kaybedenler
USA (working title) Stray Dogs
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Обратен завой
Russia Поворот
Greece Τυφλή στροφή
Slovenia Popolni preobrat