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Miami Connection Reviews

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Jason Bailey
June 21, 2016
Even now, all these years later, most of the parties involved are pretty clueless about how utterly, incomprehensibly bad their movie is. And that, truth be told, is part of its charm.
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William Goss
MSN Movies
March 21, 2013
Miami Connection may not be a good film in any conventional sense, but it's great in countless ways.
Mark Zhuravsky
The Playlist
March 14, 2013
Although we saw and enjoyed this film, the hype is where the rubber doesn't meet the road. It's funny, cheesy and poorly done in parts but this is bargain bin stuff, not exactly a challenger for a newly found classic of the genre.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Eric Melin
December 12, 2012
Miami Connection is one of those rare films where the positive energy exuded by its oh-so-amateur cast and crew starts to rub off on you, despite the fact that almost all of the basic tenets of motion-picture storytelling are non-existent.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Drew McWeeny
November 15, 2012
It may be late, it may not be the way they imagined it, but 'Miami Connection' is finally, gloriously, having its day.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine
November 9, 2012
Love it or hate it, it's doubtful you'll ever forget it, and it may just force you to redefine your definition of what constitutes "good" cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Scott Tobias
AV Club
November 8, 2012
Hits the sweet spot between stunning ineptitude, hilariously dated period touchstones, and a touching na´vetÚ that gives it an odd distinction.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice
November 7, 2012
Absurd, yes, but director Richard Park and his game and guileless cast have the highest of spirits, and the nonsense bubbles like a bottle uncorked.
Chase Whale
Film Threat
November 2, 2012
Miami Connection is the greatest movie from 1987 you've never seen (but need to).
| Original Score: B
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Jordan Hoffman
September 26, 2012
An 'A' because it is a true 'F'
Matt Singer
September 23, 2012
Clearly the greatest film ever made -- at least on whatever planet it came from.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Rob Hunter
Film School Rejects
July 7, 2012
The most incredible 25 year old film you'll see in theaters this year.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
June 18, 2015
Just a dreadful but naively entertaining made in America martial arts film.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Roger Hurlburt
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
June 3, 2013
This is a new low in movies. Miss it at all costs.
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
December 12, 2012
Ineptly written and badly-acted, it's a terrible movie. But it's also a trip, an amusing and striking acid flashback to the cocaine and Reagan, to pre-Grunge Loverboy-Benatar rock and Linda Hamilton "Terminator" hair, the very definition of a cult film.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
November 9, 2012
Nonsensical dialogue, painful acting, lots of strobe lights, and even more fighting -- what more could a person want? Perhaps a beheading? Miami Connection has that, too.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
Brian Orndorf
November 7, 2012
Doesn't strike me as particularly hilarious or outrageously inept, just woefully misguided by individuals out to launch a nuclear bomb of positivity with their furious work, only to discover they barely knew how to turn on the camera.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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