Permanent Midnight - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Permanent Midnight Reviews

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March 6, 2017
Stiller's forceful performance does his character a solid.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
July 19, 2014
Stiller's fearless performance makes it painfully and graphically clear that being a junkie is an exhausting full-time job.
October 10, 2005
A movie to slit your wrist to.
| Original Score: 0/5
January 1, 2000
As enveloping as it is darkly cautionary!
January 1, 2000
The movie gets credit for not making the high life seem colorful or funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Rollicking! A high-energy adaptation!
January 1, 2000
Witty!
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 1, 2000
A profoundly depressing--but riveting--tale!
January 1, 2000
It's horrifying (and R-rated) if not utterly relentless; it sucks your breath away, perhaps too much.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
This well-told and solidly acted story of his rise and fall is not a pretty sight, but, as with a car wreck, it is riveting nevertheless. It is almost impossible to look away.
January 1, 2000
The trouble is that it's hard to care!
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Permanent Midnight offers nothing we haven't seen before.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
Unsettling and-yes-often scorchingly funny!
January 1, 2000
Disjointed, uneven, unfocused, and hazy!
January 1, 2000
Grossly comical!
January 1, 2000
Stiller's attempted image makeover, though admirable, doesn't make it.
January 1, 2000
Easy to appreciate, yet hard to find entertaining.
January 1, 2000
Wicked sense of humor!
January 1, 2000
Pick it up for Ben Stiller's sake--a great first dramatic role.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Constant sequences of drug taking, one after the other, does not a good film make.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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