This multi-character comedy follows the path of a single twenty dollar bill in a city neighborhood,focusing on various holders and their intertwining stories, including two convenience store robbers, an estranged father and daughter and a young newlywed couple. Featuring performances by Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd, Linda Hunt and Spalding Gray.
Ben Sanderson, a Hollywood talent rep, loses his job because of his drinking. Despondent, he goes to Las Vegas to end his life in one final binge. But on the Strip, his plans are interrupted when he meets Sera, a street-smart hooker.
An anxious young mother (Elisabeth Shue) verges on a nervous breakdown after the stressful birth of her child, her husband's continuing indifference and the arrival of a sinister new babysitter.
A mother and daughter move to a new town and find themselves living next door to a house where a young girl murdered her parents. When the daughter befriends the surviving son, she learns the story is far from over.
For young Emily Callaway, her games of Hide-and-Seek with an imaginary friend named Charlie have become anything but simple and innocent. Instead she finds herself in the middle of a series of increasingly nightmarish acts that even her father David cannot stop.