Two former college roommates, Charlie Fineman (Adam Sandler) and Alan Johnson (Don Cheadle), run into each
other years later and rekindle their friendship. Charlie, who recently lost his wife
and children, has retreated from his life, while Alan is overwhelmed by his family
and professional responsibilities.
Their chance meeting becomes a lifeline for
Charlie and Alan, both of whom are in need of a trusted friend at this pivotal
moment in their lives.
If you like sad movies , you'll love this one.
Reign Over Me hits home. I have gone through a similar experience with a man who lost his wife and son to cancer around the time we lost so many people with the tragedy of 911. For a brief moment we found each other, but he suffered his loss in the same manner depicted in this movie, right down to the gun, except that when I walked in on him, I took it out of his hand. In his finale days he spent time remodeling the kitchen and bathroom for his deceased wife, etc. I tried to help him, and get him help, even with his anger, outbursts, tears and attacks. Most people couldn't understand why I would put up with his behavior that was also hurting me. Most people can't understand forgiveness or th
Sandler "reigned" in a stunning portrayal of Post Traumatic Stress disorder and comming to grips with loss. Well directed with an amazing supportive cast.