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Genre  Crime, Drama, Music
Music director  Terence Blanchard
Country  United States
6/10 IMDb


Director  Kasi Lemmons
Initial DVD release  July 17, 2001
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Language  English
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Release date  March 2, 2001 (2001-03-02)
Based on  The Cavemans Valentine  by George Dawes Green
Writer  George Dawes Green (novel), George Dawes Green (screenplay)
Cast  Samuel L. Jackson (Romulus), Colm Feore (Leppenraub), Ann Magnuson (Moira), Aunjanue Ellis (Lulu), Tamara Tunie (Sheila)
Similar movies  Samuel L Jackson appears in The Cavemans Valentine and Lakeview Terrace

The Caveman's Valentine is a 2001 American mystery-drama film directed by Kasi Lemmons and starring Samuel L. Jackson based on George Dawes Green's 1994 novel of the same name. The film was released by Universal Focus, a subsidiary of Universal Studios and Focus Features.

Contents

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Plot

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A former family man and pianist studying at Juilliard music school, Romulus Ledbetter (Samuel L. Jackson), now suffers from paranoid schizophrenia and lives in a cave in Inwood Park, New York. He believes that a man named Cornelius Gould Stuyvesant is controlling the world with rays from the top of the Chrysler Building, and that his mind is inhabited by moth-like seraphs. On Valentine’s Day, he discovers the frozen body of a young man, Scotty Gates (Sean MacMahon), left in a tree outside his cave. The police, including Romulus's daughter Lulu (Aunjanue Ellis), dismiss the man's death as accident however, a homeless ex-lover of Scotty tells Romulus that he was murdered by the famous photographer David Leppenraub (Colm Feore). Determined to discover the truth behind Scotty’s death and prove his worth to his daughter, Romulus manages to get an invitation through a former friend to perform one of his compositions at Leppenraub’s farm. What unfolds thereafter is a twisted tale of mystery, deception, and a man's struggle against his own mind.

Cast

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  • Samuel L. Jackson - Romulus Ledbetter
  • Colm Feore - David Leppenraub
  • Aunjanue Ellis - Officer Lulu Ledbetter
  • Tamara Tunie - Sheila Ledbetter
  • Jay Rodan - Joey Peasley
  • Ann Magnuson - Moira Leppenraub
  • Anthony Michael Hall - Bob
  • Sean MacMahon - Scotty Gates
  • Jeff Geddis - Paul
  • Box office

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    Domestic summary:


  • Budget: $13.5 million
  • Opening Weekend: $112,041 (16 theaters)
  • Widest release: 59 theaters
  •  % of total gross: 16.3%
  • Close date: June 14, 2001 (15 weeks in release)
  • Total U.S. gross: $687,194
  • Worldwide gross: $687,194
  • Critical reception

    The Caveman's Valentine received a 46% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with a general consensus that the film "has an intriguing premise, but falls flat under the weight of its ambition." On Metacritic, which uses an average of critics' reviews, the film has 44 out of 100, indicating "mixed or average reviews".

    Awards

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    In 2002, Tamara Tunie was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female.


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    References

    The Caveman's Valentine Wikipedia
    The Cavemans Valentine IMDbThe Cavemans Valentine Rotten TomatoesThe Cavemans Valentine Roger EbertThe Cavemans Valentine Amazon.comThe Cavemans Valentine themoviedb.org


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