The Big Bounce is a 2004 comedy caper film starring Owen Wilson, Charlie Sheen, Sara Foster and Morgan Freeman. It was directed by George Armitage and based on a novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard.
Leonard's novel had previously been adapted for the big screen in a 1969 film of the same name directed by Alex March and starring Ryan O'Neal.
Surfer dude and occasional thief Jack Ryan takes a baseball bat to the head of the menacing Lou Harris, a foreman on a Hawaii construction site run by corrupt millionaire Ray Ritchie. The police and Ritchie's right-hand man, Bob Rogers Jr., all tell Jack they want him off the island as soon as he's out of jail.
A local judge, Walter Crewes, has different ideas. He seems to take a liking to Jack and offers him a job as a handyman at a small resort of beachfront bungalows he owns.
Ritchie has been cheating on his wife with a much younger mistress, the sexy Nancy Hayes, who catches Jack's eye. The judge warns him that she likes "the criminal type...