Midnight Run (1988)

R   |    |  Action, Comedy, Crime


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An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the F.B.I., and the Mafia after jumping bail.


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18 May 2005 | josh-hall
One of my all time favourite films. An action/comedy masterpiece
In the the late 1980's early 9o's there have been many action buddy comedies 'Beverly hills cop', 'Bad Boys' and 'Bulletproof'and they have all been great. But if i had to say none of them can compare to such a masterpiece as Midnight Run. The film is full of tense and exciting moments of action and humour from both De Niro and Grodin who in this film I think are both at the top of their game. Their chemistry in playing hard ass bounty hunter and sensitive criminal is fantastic. It is such a shame there was no talk of a sequel in mind, especially since it is such an original and cool story and we were gagging to see De Niro return as Jack Walsh again. The film also gives us an impressing supporting cast with Dennis Farina (Snatch, Get Shorty) as an angry mobster and Yaphet Kotto (Alien)as an angry cop on the trail for them both.An easy 10/10. Brilliant piece of movie making.

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Release Date:

20 July 1988

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Miami, Arizona, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,506,290 24 July 1988

Gross USA:

$38,413,606

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$81,613,606

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