Night of the Juggler (1980) - Rotten Tomatoes

Night of the Juggler (1980)

Night of the Juggler





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A former Big Apple cop races through the city streets in search of the madman who mistakenly kidnapped his adolescent daughter in this grim, complex actioner.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: William P. McGivern, Rick Natkin, William W. Norton
In Theaters:
Columbia Pictures


James Brolin
as Sean Boyd
Cliff Gorman
as Gus Soltic
Abby Bluestone
as Kathy Boyd
Barton Heyman
as Preacher
Dan Hedaya
as Barnes
Marco St. John
as H.R. Clayton III
Nancy Andrews
as Mrs. Logan
Tony Azito
as Cashier
Tally Brown
as Peep Show Operator
Linda Miller
as Barbara Boyd
Blair Burrows
as Fifth Avenue Cop #2
Rosanna Carter
as Old Woman
Rony Clanton
as Pimp #1
Mila Conway
as Waitress
Tito Goya
as Pimp #2
Delphi Harrington
as Mrs. Marguerite Clay...
Murray Horwitz
as Yogurt Man
Frank Irizarry
as Gang Member
Dorothy Lyman
as Nurse Jenny
Ruth Maynard
as Bag Lady
Samm-Art Williams
as Peep Show Bouncer
Arthur French
as Subway Cop
Richard Gant
as Hospital Cop
James Moriarty
as Truck Driver
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Critic Reviews for Night of the Juggler

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
Top Critic

A rough and gripping action-thriller about an ordinary man's desperate search to find his kidnapped little girl. Gritty with a capital G, and makes late '70 New York City seem like hell on earth.

February 17, 2006

Audience Reviews for Night of the Juggler

I was finally able to track this one down via YouTUbe, and I have to say that it was well worth the wait, but I wish there was a legit release of this one, as the dark scenes are all but lost in the murky VHS rip or whatever the source was for the YouTube version.

James Brolin goes apeshit in his search for his kidnapped daughter, tearing NYC apart to find her, and it's pretty amazing.



One of the best action movies I've ever seen and I've seen a few in my day. This movie delivers the goods; great cast acting, great car chase(one of the best seen on film) and a great story (plot). In fact, the only thing that's not great is the fact that this film has yet to be released in the DVD format. I find this inexcusable. This movie screams to released in a anamorphic ratio, THX surround sound edition. Come on guys, how about it???

Night of the Juggler Quotes

Gus Soltic: Ya lying bastard, you bugging this phone?
– Submitted by Desmen Desi V (5 years ago)

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