Desperate Hours Reviews

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Craig J. Clark
The Dissolve
June 17, 2015
It's an overblown remake of William Wyler's 1955 film The Desperate Hours.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
June 29, 2012
A fairly pointless remake...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 10, 2005
A crackerjack hostage drama that's well directed by Michael Cimino, gorgeously shot by cinematographer Doug Milsome, and acted with fierce intensity by Rourke and Hopkins.
| Original Score: 4/5
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television
May 28, 2005
hopkins cringing at rourke is absurd!
| Original Score: 1/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 19, 2004
Pales to original w/Bogie, but still tense
| Original Score: 3/5
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 30, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Patrick Byrne
Apollo Guide
March 16, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 84/100
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 15, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
July 24, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Entertainment Weekly
October 5, 1990
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
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Caryn James
New York Times
August 30, 2004

Film4
May 24, 2003
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Chicago Reader
July 24, 2001

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
July 24, 2001
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
July 24, 2001
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