"The Big Bounce" is a 2004 crime-comedy film directed by George Armitage and starring Owen Wilson, Morgan Freeman, and Charlie Sheen. The film is based on the 1969 novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard.
The story revolves around Jack Ryan (Owen Wilson), a small-time crook who gets mixed up in a complex web of criminal activity in Hawaii. Jack is hired to work on a construction crew by shady businessman Ray Ritchie (Gary Sinise), but he soon becomes embroiled in a plot involving stolen money, a seductive woman named Nancy (Sara Foster), and a corrupt judge (Morgan Freeman).
The film received mixed reviews upon its release, with some critics praising the performances of the cast and the film's lighthearted tone, while others criticized its lack of depth and coherence.
Despite its mixed reception, "The Big Bounce" remains notable for its star-studded cast and its status as an adaptation of an Elmore Leonard novel, known for its witty dialogue and complex, morally ambiguous characters.