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Nighthawks Reviews

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Gary Arnold
Washington Post
December 18, 2015
Nighthawks, an aggressively shallow police thriller pitting New York undercover cops against international terrorists.
Chase Whale
Gordon and the Whale
February 19, 2013
Stallone dresses in drag for his first onscreen appearance as a cop. This is one reel bad dude.

TV Guide
July 25, 2010
This very effective thriller features a chilling performance by Hauer as the emotionless killing machine. Stallone and Williams are also credible, and the film makes good use of its New York locations.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Variety Staff
January 30, 2009
Though there's never much doubt how the duel will end, the climax is nonetheless surprising and totally satisfying, topping the energy of the previous pursuit.
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
January 26, 2006
A taut urban thriller with a hissable villain and an unforgettable ending. One of Stallone's best films.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
A terrorist hijacking a cable car, even in New York, is a mildly ludicrous idea -- were no 747s handy? The plot of Nighthawks makes no sense.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
August 30, 2004
All of it is standard stuff, and yet Nighthawks has been assembled with enough pep to make it feel fresh.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 31, 2004
Nighthawks is a compelling movie with plenty of adrenaline-pumping chase sequences.

May 24, 2003
While the plotting is familiar (especially after countless imitations), competent scripting, direction and acting make this above average entertainment.
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World
November 1, 2002
One of Stallone's better non-Rocky efforts
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
October 6, 2002
Vicious and intense cat-and-mouse cop thriller.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
February 5, 2007
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
June 11, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
March 2, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Brandon Judell
December 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Nicolas Lacroix
November 16, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
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