Black Day Blue Night (1995)

R  |   |  Adventure, Crime, Drama  |  25 July 1996 (Germany)
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A disgruntled wife of a cheating husband takes off on a road trip with her husband's "other woman". The two women pick up a hitchhiker who may, or may not, be a robber and murderer on the ... See full summary »



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Benjamin Lum ...
Michael Holmes ...
Thomas Redhouse ...
Kirk Baily ...
Jack Leal ...
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A disgruntled wife of a cheating husband takes off on a road trip with her husband's "other woman". The two women pick up a hitchhiker who may, or may not, be a robber and murderer on the run from the cops. In the mean time, a policeman who is tracking the robber/ murderer is hot on the trail -- but why? Written by David Haskins <>

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

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25 July 1996 (Germany)  »

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Black Day Blue Night  »

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[first lines]
Trooper #1: To hit that cow over there they must have road over it a couple of times. They're both dead. One male, one female. Shit, there must be a million dollars scattered out here. You think it's them?
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Vocals performed by Johnny Lee Schell
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Another J.T. Walsh performance worth seeing.....
1 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Though "Black Day Blue Night" is not on a par with "Breakdown" or "Red Rock West", it does have another fine performance by J.T. Walsh, so for his admirers, this is a must see. Like "Red Rock West", "Black Day Blue Night" is a twisted modern noir, with plenty of guitar strums further enhancing some similarity between the two films. There is ample nudity, gorgeous desert locations, and a story that under close scrutiny, doesn't always make a whole lot of sense. Scenes move rapidly, then stand motionless for gratuitous nudity, finally starting up again. Character development of the four main players is quite good, and if you can overlook some minor faults, you will not be disappointed. - MERK

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