The Darwin Awards

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On DVD/VOD: July 31, 2007


A comedic look at the people who risk their lives pursuing a crazy idea, only to wind up improving the human race by removing themselves from the gene pool, and thus earning a "Darwin Award."

Michael Burrows (Joseph Fiennes) is a brilliant but overly cautious forensic detective, who decides to turn his fascination with the Awards into an avocation. He is paired with Siri Taylor (Winona Ryder), a take-no-prisoners insurance claims investigator, and together they take a road trip to see if they can create a personality profile of potential Darwin Awards types.
Director: Finn Taylor
Producer(s): Jane Sindell, Jason Blum, Johnny Wow
Cast: Joseph Fiennes, Winona Ryder, David Arquette, Ty Burrell, Josh Charles, Kevin Dunn, Judah Friedlander, Lukas Haas, Juliette Lewis, Julianna Margulies, Tim Blake Nelson, Chris Penn, Max Perlich, D.B. Sweeney, Robin Tunney, Wilmer Valderrama
Writer(s): Finn Taylor
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