Backflash (2002)





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Bored with the slow business at his desert video store, Ray (Robert Patrick) takes off for a few days, but soon stops in his journey to pick up lovely hitchhiker, Harley (Jennifer Esposito). It takes the bashful Ray a while to discover Harley is an ex-convict returning to the desert to recover a cache of cash kept in a remote bank's safe deposit box. She insists her dead boyfriend stole it from a mobster. Gullible Ray, who is seeking a little adventure anyway, agrees to help her get the money … More

Rating: R (language)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
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Written By: Jennifer Farrell, Lillian Jackson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 16, 2002


as Ray Bennett

as Tono

as Gin O'Malley

as Motel Manager

as FBI Agent
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All Critics (3)

A direct-to-video snoozer.

Full Review… | July 23, 2002
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Hardly great cinema.

Full Review… | July 6, 2002

August 14, 2005

Audience Reviews for Backflash

A predictable, uneven, but watchable B noir film. The script offers some ridiculous plot twits, and the overall technical composition of the film is lacking, especially in the editing department. Still, its' quirky thrills and the surprising chemistry between Jennifer Esposito and Robert Patrick make the film enjoyable enough to just outweigh its flaws.

3/5 Stars

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