The Trigger Effect
A young couple panic when a blackout prevents the doctor from phoning in a prescription for their ill son to the pharmacist. The father steals the medication and it all goes wrong from there.
Production Year: 1996
August 16, 2012 02:30 (KSA) ~ August 16, 2012 01:30 (CLT)
When a young couple return from the movies (Elizabeth Shue and Kyle MacLachlan), they start to panic when they see that their son is running a fever and screaming with his babysitter. The blackout prevents the doctor from phoning in a prescription for their ill son to the pharmacist, which prompts the father steals the medication and it all goes wrong from there.
The father and his friend decide to buy a gun when the blackout continues and when an intruder breaks into the family's house a neighbor ends up shooting him. The neighbors try to cover up the fact that the dead intruder did not have a gun.
What will the family finally go through before order and balance and peace is restored to their lives once more?
- Elizabeth Shue
- Kyle MacLachlan
- Dermot Mulroney
Directed by : David Koepp
Rating : R for violence and language.