The Impossible - Directed by J. With Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Oaklee Pendergast. The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
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"Travis Bickle" finds someone to talk to: Robert DeNiro is mob don Paul Vitti; his mind is preoccupied with whacking this and laundering that when psychiatrist Ben Sobel rear-ends him (Billy Crystal), Vitti welcomes the opportunity to have a shrink.