ONE DAY AS A LION is the story of Jackie Powers (Scott Caan), a nice guy and lousy hit man who?s sent to take out a crafty debtor (J.K. Simmons) but only pisses him off. Fleeing the scene Jackie takes bored waitress, Lola, as a hostage revealing he needs money to get his son out of jail. As Lola cooks up a scheme for them to get cash from her dying mother (Virginia Madsen), a thug sent to kill Jackie is sleeping with the hit man?s ex. Also starring Frank Grillo, this crime-comedy is a witty homage to Tarantino and The Coen Brothers.

  • 1 hr 28 minChildren under 17 may not attend R-rated movies unaccompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Children ages 6 and under are not allowed at R-rated movies after 6pm.
  • Apr 4, 2023
  • Suspense

Cast & Crew

  • Frank GrilloActor

  • J.K. SimmonsActor

  • Virginia MadsenActor

  • Taryn ManningActor

  • Scott CaanActor

  • John SwabDirector

  • Jeremy RosenProducer

  • Scott CaanWriter