Telma (Norma Pons) is concerned when her father Salerno dies of a heart attack in a movie theater while watching a film of two thugs beating another man. She believes that there is something more to it, and seeks the help of Deganis (Patricio Contreras), a forensic psychiatrist. Deganis, having found out the names of the two actors doing the beating onscreen, looks one of them up. His name is Walensky (Lito Cruz), and he is looking for Smith (Martin Adjemian), the other actor.
Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin.
After teenage ambulance driver Ernest Hemingway (Chris O'Donnell) takes shrapnel in the leg during World War I, he falls in love with Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock), a beautiful older nurse at the hospital where he's sent to recover.
Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for all people.
Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth.