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The Darwin Awards

Rating:R (for language, violent images, some sexuality and drug use)
Genre:Action/Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Release Date:January 12, 2007
Running time:93 minutes
Cast:Joseph Fiennes, Winona Ryder, David Arquette, Chris Penn, Max Perlich
Director:Finn Taylor
Producer:Jason Blum, Jane Sindell, Johnny Wow
Writer:Finn Taylor
Distributor:Lighthouse Entertainment

Description: Michael Burrows, a forensic detective in the S.F.P.D. becomes fascinated by the number of "Darwin" deaths being reported. Darwin deaths result when the victims commit a bizarrely stupid acts, resulting in their own demise. Determined to prove a common theme in these cases, Burrows joins forces with Siri, a clinical, no-nonsense insurance investigator specializing in the more bizarre claims. Along the way they come across a parade of unforgettable characters: the speed freak who straps a rocket launcher to his Chevy Impala in his quest to set a land speed record; two guys who decide that dynamite is the fastest way to break through a patch of ice to go fishing; teenagers who will do anything to break into a Metallica concert; and an ad executive who is so confident in the strength of his shatterproof window that he throws himself at it, despite being on the 25th floor.

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