Judgment Night (1993)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  15 October 1993 (USA)
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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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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

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There comes a time when you've got to take a stand. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

15 October 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La noche del juicio  »

Box Office


$12,136,938 (USA)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the scene on the roof of the projects building, 'Erik Shrody', who is the former singer of Irish hip hop group House of Pain, can be seen wearing a ring with a shamrock symbol. See more »


While in the sewer, one of Frank's group kicks in a grate which falls to a lower level. Seconds later, when they slide down the pipe to the lower level, the grate is nowhere to be seen. See more »


Ray Cochran: All aboard!
Frank Wyatt: That's a conductor, not a bus driver.
Ray Cochran: Hey, why don't you sit down and shut up.
Frank Wyatt: Now THAT's a bus driver.
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Ain't That a Shame
Written by Fats Domino (as Antoine Domino) and David Bartholomew (as Dave Bartholomew)
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Pretty good, actually. A good start for Denis Leary and Stephen Dorff
20 October 2007 | by (United States) – See 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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