Hoping to earn extra money over the Thanksgiving weekend, Charlie Simms (Chris O'Donnell), a scholarship student at an exclusive prep school, agrees to look after blind, retired Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade (Al Pacino
). The innocent and reserved Simms is immediately thrown off guard by Slade's bullying personality. But Charlie is in for even more surprises when Slade takes off for a wild weekend in New York City that will change the lives of both men forever.
Received four Academy Award nominations, winning one: Best Actor in a Leading Role.