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The Long Kiss Goodnight Reviews

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January 1, 2000
I liked it in the same way I might like an arcade game: It holds your attention until you run out of quarters, and then you wander away without giving it another thought.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
When the smoke finally clears for the final credits, we may have had a tolerably good time, but there's no lingering satisfaction.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 25, 2011
Frankly, if I had to see either Harlin-Davis movie again, I'd opt for the klutzy unpleasantness of Cutthroat Island over the efficient if equally stupid unpleasantness of this 1996 release.
June 24, 2006
The only saving graces are Davis's stripped-down, mean-as-a-wildcat portrayal of the Uzi-toting Charly, and Jackson's engagingly ineffectual turn.
August 30, 2002
The logic of the next scene is never as important to Harlin as the size of the next explosive charge.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
January 21, 2012
The surprise and also the disappointment of The Long Kiss Goodnight is much simpler, and less politically inflected: it's badly made, or too close to badly made.
Full Review | Original Score: C
January 1, 2000
Is somebody kidding here? Given the movie's dialogue, the answer is probably yes, but jocular one-liners really grate on the ear amid wall-to-wall nastiness.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
February 16, 2011
There's an excessive amount of excess -- a mind-numbing plurality of firearm battles, vehicular explosions and brutally frank sexual talk.
May 7, 2003
Full Review| Original Score: 4/10
November 4, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Teenagers used to a diet of heavy movie violence will probably like the film, but I don't see why anyone would bother.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
[A] quip-filled but mean-spirited slugfest.
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
If you can possibly swallow the thought of Davis as a deadly government operative, trained to kill with weapons, as well as her bare hands, you might be able to make it through the film without laughing in all the wrong places.
March 24, 2002
Noisy, preposterous, and dull, with some of the worst dialogue since, well, Cutthroat Island.
June 18, 2002
With square-jawed grimaces and big guns, Geena Davis could be a convincing two-fisted bullet-spraying action hero -- if only she had a convincing movie in which to be one.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
October 11, 1996
Harlin and Davis don't seem to realize that the results aren't refreshingly revisionist - they're eye-avertingly embarrassing.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
March 27, 2009
"The Long Kiss Goodnight" has a jokey good time with its outlandish pyrotechnics and offbeat character interplay.
January 1, 2000
Geena Davis is engaging and funny no matter which woman she is.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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