Brokedown Palace (1999)
- Time: 100 min
- Genre: Drama | Mystery | Thriller
- Director: Jonathan Kaplan
- Cast: Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman
Alice and Darlene, best friends, decide to take a trip to Thailand to celebrate high-school graduation. While there, they are befriended by charming Australian rogue Nick Parks. Nick convinces them to take a weekend side trip to Hong Kong, but at the airport, they are busted for smuggling drugs. They are convicted in a show trial and sentenced to 33 years; in desperation, they contact Yankee Hank, an American lawyer based in Thailand who has been reported to be helpful if you’ve got the cash.