Race Against Time (2000)

Director
Geoff Murphy

Main cast
Eric Roberts; Cary Elwes; Sarah Wynter; Chris Sarandon; Diane Venora

Genres
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Description
When a man faces surmounting bills for his dying son's hospital stay, he enters into an agreement to sell his body for organ transplants to pay the bills. However, when he is advised that the doctors want to claim his organs immediately, he goes on the run


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