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Desperate Hours (1990)

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The Desperate Hours directed by Michael Cimino, is an attempt to remake the Humphrey Bogart classic of the same name with indifferent results. Bosworth (Mickey Rourke), a brutal criminal on the run with his partners, takes over a house occupied by an unhappily married couple Nora (Mimi Rogers) and Tim (Anthony Hopkins) and their young son and daughter. Bosworth has escaped from jail with the help of his defense attorney Nancy Breyers (Kelly Lynch). The film focuses on the interactions of the

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Mystery & Suspense, Drama

Apr 16, 2002

Metro Goldwyn Mayer

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All Critics (17) | Top Critics (8) | Fresh (4) | Rotten (6) | DVD (3)

A fairly pointless remake...

June 29, 2012 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
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A crackerjack hostage drama that's well directed by Michael Cimino, gorgeously shot by cinematographer Doug Milsome, and acted with fierce intensity by Rourke and Hopkins.

October 10, 2005 | Comment (1)
Fantastica Daily

hopkins cringing at rourke is absurd!

May 28, 2005 | Comment (1)
Classic Film and Television

Pales to original w/Bogie, but still tense

October 19, 2004

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Desire is the deadliest weapon of all.
December 15, 2009
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Wahida K

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Desperate remake of William Wyler's 1955 suspense classic, with Mickey Rourke taking over the Humphrey Bogart role. Rourke's pointless posturing and director Michael Cimino's tendency toward overkill make it more campy than chilling.
November 25, 2007
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