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Judgment Night (1993)

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Four friends on their way to a boxing match get caught in heavy traffic, so they take a shortcut in order to get there faster, unfortunately it leads to them witnessing a murder which leaves them running for their lives.

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Stephen Hopkins

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Lewis Colick (story), Jere Cunningham (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emilio Estevez ... Frank Wyatt
Cuba Gooding Jr. ... Mike Peterson
Denis Leary ... Fallon
Stephen Dorff ... John Wyatt
Jeremy Piven ... Ray Cochran
Peter Greene ... Sykes
Erik Schrody ... Rhodes
Michael Wiseman ... Travis
Michael DeLorenzo ... Kid
Relioues Webb Relioues Webb ... Dre
Will Zahrn ... Charley
Eugene Williams Eugene Williams ... Buck
Christine Harnos ... Linda Wyatt
Galyn Görg ... Clarissa (as Galyn Gorg)
Angela Alvarado ... Rita
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Storyline

Four pals are on their way to a boxing match, but get stuck in heavy traffic. To get to the boxing match in time they take the first exit they find to find another way to the venue. As they are driving around lost in gang-land they get stuck and witness a brutal murder. The killer wants no witnesses and tries to kill them too. The four pals get away the first time, but the killer is soon back on their tail again while they are trying to find help in the middle of nowhere. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The longest distance between two points is a shortcut through hell. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and brutality, and for language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Judgment Night See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$12,136,938
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The line "Lucy, I'm home, you've got some explaining to do" was also referenced in the 1987 action comedy Stakeout (1987), which also co-starred Emilio Estevez. See more »

Goofs

Ray covers the vodka bottle twice when he calls 911. See more »

Quotes

Fallon: Don't move, don't whisper, don't even BREATHE!
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Connections

Referenced in Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary (2003) See more »

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Missing Link
Written by J. Mascis (as J Mascis) and Del (as Teron Jones)
Performed by Dinosaur Jr. (as Dinosaur Jr) and Del (as Del The Funky Homosapien)
Dinosaur Jr Appears Courtesy of Blanco Y Negro and WEA International, Inc.
Del The Funky Homosapien Appears Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment
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Pretty good, actually. A good start for Denis Leary and Stephen Dorff
20 October 2007 | by goopi83See all my reviews

This movie is actually pretty decent. I liked all the characters, even Jeremy Piven, who was kind of a dick in this. The story focuses on these four friends who get lost on a way to a game in a bad neighborhood. They happen upon a gang of drug-dealers (led by Denis Leary), and witness something horrible so Leary decides he can't let them escape. From their the movie is pure suspense, with the guys trying to escape the gangsters. Some very good scenes, one which involves them hiding in a train, having to bribe the hobos to keep quiet. A lot of action, some good acting, and constantly keeps moving. I give this movie a solid 6/10, because there were a few things that bothered me, but I won't go into this for the sake of not ruining the film.


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