Mr. Jones

(1993)

Rated R, 1 hour 50 Minutes

Starring: Richard Gere and Lena Olin

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This is one of my most favorite movies, cause it portraits mental health in a realistic light. Excellent performance. A+!

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Here is what the cover has to say:

Richard Gere, Lena Olin and Anne Bancroft star in this compelling story about a man on the verge of self-destruction who is saved by love. Gere gives a showstopping performance as Mr. Jones, a manic-depressive who, during his emotional highs, is funny, creative and charming. Whether shocking the stuff symphony audience when he rushes onstage to conduct Beethoven, or impulsively taking a bank clerk on a romantic escape, Mr. Jones is a man no woman can resist, including Dr. Libbie Bowen (Olin), the concerned therapist assigned to his case. Romantic, passionate and intensely real, Mr. Jones is a spellbinding testament to the power of love.

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Mr. Jones is in a good mood... driving to worksites to try to get work
he talked the man into giving him a chance for a day
However, he's putting himself and others in risk

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He ends up in a hospital, but doesn't stay long

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He's in a manic frenzy and ends up picking up a bank teller

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He takes her all over the place, spending a lot of money

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Until he ends up disrupting a concert and is hauled back to the hospital

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His doctor is trying to convince the courts that he is a threat to himself
She says he's Bipolar and needs to stay in the hospital, but he convinces the courts otherwise
He ends up hitching a ride back with his doctor and they talk
They also start getting closer

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She drops him off, he tosses the pills and a few days later gets depressed

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He ends up back in the hospital and volunteers to stay
until things between the doctor and him get bad.

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At the end love conquers all!

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