Cold Around the Heart (1997)

Cold Around the Heart (1997)

Cold Around the Heart





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This crime film, in the tradition of Bonnie and Clyde, is the directorial debut of writer John Ridley, scripter of Oliver Stone's U Turn. The neo-noir tale begins as Jude (Kelly Lynch) and Ned (David Caruso) attempt a getaway with $250,000 worth of stolen diamonds, leaving three dead back at the jewelry store. Ned is captured, makes an escape, and is in the process of tracking Jude when he makes the mistake of picking up hitchhiker Bec (Stacey Dash). Bec talks on about the sexual abuse she … More

Rating: R (for strong violence and language, and for sexuality)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
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Written By: John Ridley
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On DVD: Sep 26, 2006


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Critic Reviews for Cold Around the Heart

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | April 12, 2002
Globe and Mail
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May 30, 2001
AV Club
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Full Review… | February 14, 2001
Los Angeles Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
Top Critic

This is the kind of bad film that can warm the heart of either a corpse or a woman serial killer.

Full Review… | March 2, 2009
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A good twisty thriller. The best David Caruso film during his brief tenure as a big-screen leading man.

October 9, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Audience Reviews for Cold Around the Heart

Eh, it was alright. Stacey Dash was adorable, David Caruso was too cool for school as usual, but I can say I loved Kelly Lynch. Even though she was a racist man-hating shrew, I loved her! Her character was very bad-ass and spunky and dangerous, and also very hilarious on camera. She was probably the highlight of the entire movie.

Remi Logan

Super Reviewer

After Tarantino made his crime dramas and Bryan Singer entered the scene with The Usual Suspects everybody was jumping on the quirky crime thriller/drama bandwagon. And this is one of the many that just didn't work. I didn't know what direction it really wanted to go in and just got kick to the curb. David Caruso proved again he made a mistake by leaving NYPD Blue. Along with Chris Noth showing he is limited to TV as well. Only things worth watching is the sexy and rarely seen Stacey Dash, Pruitt Taylor Vince gives his usual odd show, and even though it was a crap movie I always do like to see Richard Kind getting work. All in all don't bother unless you want to laugh at Caruso's hair.

Michael Vanderpoel

Caruso tears the black from the white in this trail of sociopathic ups and downs. Just his hair alone....warrants a view.

Raven Woodward

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