Night Falls on Manhattan Reviews

June 25, 2020
Lumet give us a persuasively detailed and emotionally intense film that brings out the best in just about everybody involved.
September 7, 2011
May 4, 2011
About New York City police corruption.
January 20, 2007
Messy, overwrought, and technically fuzzy, this cop opera still maintains a strong and passionate pulse.
March 23, 2005
Garcia gives one of his richest performances yet
March 17, 2005
The kind of tough-minded moral drama that Lumet excels at.
January 7, 2005
Garcia turns in a solid, emotionally complex performance, and he keeps the audience involved when the plot takes some credibility-straining turns.
July 2, 2004
June 13, 2003
March 27, 2003
January 3, 2003
One of the most unfairly overlooked Hollywood films of recent years, [it] marked a return to form for one of American cinema's great moralists.
August 26, 2002
Makes the important point that our values don't just determine what we do but who we are.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
It is about characters who have held onto what values they could while dealing in a flawed world. It has characters who do wrong and are therefore bad, but it doesn't really have "villains'' in the usual movie sense of the word.
January 1, 2000
Its maker's best since 1988's Running on Empty and maybe even '82's The Verdict.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000