The Comeback Trail

2020 Action/Adventure

Two movie producers who owe money to the mob set up their aging movie star for an insurance scam to try and save themselves. But they wind up getting more than they ever imagined.

Our Review

by Deirdre Molumby
Star Rating:

'The Comeback Trail' marks another terrible Robert De Niro movie

'The Comeback Trail' follows Max Barber (Robert De Niro), an optimistic but not particularly successful movie producer. Max has landed himself in life-threatening debt with mob boss Reggie Fontaine (Morgan Freeman) after his latest film flops. But he learns that if his lead actor were to die doing a stunt during a movie, he could rake in the insurance. Thus Max casts Duke Montana (Tommy Lee Jones) in a new western, but Duke proves hardier than Max thought, as disaster after disaster befalls the film set.

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