Dangerously Close (1986) - Rotten Tomatoes

Dangerously Close (1986)



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Driven over the edge by drugs and crime at their high school, a group of straight-edge teenagers form a secret militia to war against wrongdoers. When several of the crooks wind up dead, the leader of the organization (John Stockwell) is accused of their murders.more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: Marty Ross, Scott Fields, John Stockwell
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 24, 2015
Media Home Entertainment


John Stockwell
as Randy McDevitt
Bradford Bancroft
as Krooger Raines
Thom Mathews
as Brian Rigletti
Jerry Dinome
as Lang Bridges
Madison Mason
as Corrigan
Anthony De Longis
as Smith Raddock
Greg Finley
as Morelli
Debra Berger
as Ms. Hoffman
Angel Tompkins
as Ms. Waters
Rosalind Ingledew
as Mrs. McDonald
Rebecca Cruz
as Vanessa
Brian Maguire
as Police Sergeant
Thom Matthews
as Brian Rigletti
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All Critics (9) | Top Critics (5)

Dangerously Close is more than just a stylish shocker. It captures the ugly underside of a new teen-age obsession, forcing us to marvel at its ferocity and shudder at its possible consequences.

Full Review… | July 15, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

It surely does not contain any socially redeeming value.

Full Review… | July 15, 2014
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

The movie revels in the kind of sadism it criticizes.

Full Review… | July 15, 2014
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

Unfortunately, the adolescent world created within the film extends to its conception.

Full Review… | May 21, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

This movie lacks the courage to admit what it is really about.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

The direction is slick (occasionally too slick) and the acting adequate, although none of this can save the film once it begins to go astray.

Full Review… | January 14, 2011
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