Niagara, Niagara (1998)




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Marcy and Seth are a pair of fleeing lovers who do not know that they are destined for tragedy. Complications come from Marcy's increasingly difficult-to-control Tourette's Syndrome spasms.
R (adult situations/language, sex, violence)
Drama , Romance
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Michael Parks
as Walter
Stephen Lang
as Claude, The Pharmacist
John A. MacKay
as Seth's Father
Alan Pottinger
as Sanitation Lot Cop
Sol Frieder
as Pawnbroker
Candy Clark
as Sally
Andrew L. Phillips
as Sally's Policeman
Jeffrey Howard
as Liquor Store Clerk
Shawn Hatosy
as Lead High School Punk
Adam T. Lauricella
as High School Punk No. 2
Jaime Lynn O'Hara
as High School Girl
Clea DuVall
as Convenience Store Clerk
Mark Chandler Bailey
as Toy Store Employee
Dwight Ewell
as Toy Store Manager
Larry Meistrich
as Police Officer
Michael D. Rath
as Police Officer
Matthew Weiss
as Target Practice Cop
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Critic Reviews for Niagara, Niagara

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (4)

The acting of central couple, Tunney and Thomas, is good, but the film can't find the balance between an intriguing character study and a chronicle of illness and its effects.

Full Review… | June 3, 2012

Though ostensibly honest in its depiction of Tourette's, those with Tourette's may take offense at the implication that they're psychos

September 12, 2002 often mesmerizing as the afflicted young woman. Niagara Niagara also boasts a fine soundtrack and was appealingly lensed in upstate New York.

Full Review… | September 9, 2002
Film Journal International

To term her work a tour-de-force is not to imply that she attacks the scenery; Tunney's effectiveness lies in her modulation and vulnerability.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999

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May 7, 2007
Fantastica Daily

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June 29, 2005

Audience Reviews for Niagara, Niagara


i feel like this movie, beyond its faults, was well acted and very effective. i must say though, i will NEVER watch this again. felt soulless and dead for roughly a month.

Lauren Stapleton
Lauren Stapleton

The acting between Robin Tunney and Henry Thomas is excellent, but it's not enough to redeem what is yet another young-outlaw-lovers-on-the-run film.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

Great characters and underrated performances.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

Super Reviewer

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