Color of Night (1994)

Color of Night



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Movie Info

A New York therapist visits L.A. and finds himself involved in the mysterious and brutal death of a friend and colleague and soon discovers that things are not always what they appear to be. Bill Capa (Bruce Willis, in an uncharacteristically un-smirking performance) is the New Yorker come to L.A. to see his best friend and colleague Dr. Bob Moore, who invites him to observe a group-therapy session. The patients include a sex addict, a tense hypochondriac, a sorrowful widower, a spooky teenager … More

Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Billy Ray, Matthew Chapman
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 15, 2001


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as Edith Niedelmeyer

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as Bouncer

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Critic Reviews for Color of Night

All Critics (46) | Top Critics (14)

The killer may find his target, but Color of Night fails to hit the nail on the head by a frustrating margin.

Full Review… | May 17, 2013
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

I'm tempted to go ahead and explain just exactly how transparent -- and implausible -- this mystery is. But then I don't want to spoil it for people who are even worse than I am at this sort of thing. People like Forrest Gump.

Full Review… | May 17, 2013
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

Mundane sex scenes, a standard L.A. car chase and Bakula's outrageously gory death scene (which plays like an unintentional parody) are all part of the predictable script.

Full Review… | May 17, 2013
Seattle Times
Top Critic

The plot gets so convoluted and farfetched that you still may be scratching your head after the denouement, but you probably won't be bored.

Full Review… | May 17, 2013
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

It's a psycho-erotic thriller with more twists and shocks than the rattlesnake which, at one point, leaps out at star Bruce Willis-from a location we won't describe. (It would spoil one of the several dozen surprises.)

Full Review… | May 17, 2013
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

Color of Night and North represent the nadir of Willis' plummeting film career. He can be a most engaging talent; his script selection of late has been awful.

Full Review… | May 17, 2013
Chicago Tribune
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Audience Reviews for Color of Night

It starts out as a good movie when Bruce's character takes over a college mate's psychology practice when he is murdered. It all goes down hill when Jane appears.

Candy Rose

Super Reviewer


OHHH!! Very sexy and thriller film better than Basic Instinct I ever watched in director's cut on DVD. This film can make you feel more hot and thrilling.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer


A sexy thriller that is very twisted and not very exciting

Al S

Super Reviewer

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