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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


In a deadly game of cat and mouse, they must fight to survive. 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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Fallon: Attention, food shoppers. We have a special over at the frozen food department, dead meat!
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Written by Teenage Fanclub, De La Soul, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne
Performed by Teenage Fanclub and De La Soul
Contains a sample from "Free Fallin"
Performed by Tom Petty
Under License from MCA Records, Inc.
Teenage Fanclub Appears Courtesy of DGC and Creation Records
De La Soul Appears Courtesy of Tommy Boy Records
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Derivative, but still enjoyable action yarn
30 June 1999 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

This film is awesome, and Emilio Estevez and Dennis Leary excel as the two lead roles in the film, but one can not help but notice how many times this movie has been done before. However, this is a much better entry in the "running and hiding to save your life" subgenre of thrillers. Basically, if you liked "Run", "The Warriors", or "The Running Man" you'll probably enjoy this one too.

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