5.9/10
741
25 user 24 critic

Shadow Hours (2000)

Trailer
2:20 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

Michael is a recovering alcoholic/drug user. Back on the wagon, he's now responsible for a young, beautiful, and pregnant wife. He's working the graveyard shift at a gas station to support ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Decoy (1995)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Baxter and Travis are two guys hired to protect a millionaire's daughter from bad guys.

Director: Vittorio Rambaldi
Stars: Peter Weller, Robert Patrick, Charlotte Lewis
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

In 1986, David Whitman came home, contaminated his wife and child, and watched them die. Years later, he leads a hazmat team investigating an industrial accident near Budapest. One ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Hickox
Stars: William Hurt, Natascha McElhone, Peter Weller
Sunset Grill (1993)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Ryder Hart is a disgraced ex-cop who is now a low-rent private investigator. His estranged wife, Anita, runs the Sunset Grill and is now involved with Jeff a police detective who used to ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Connor
Stars: Peter Weller, Lori Singer, Stacy Keach
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little ... See full summary »

Director: Gustavo Graef Marino
Stars: Peter Weller, Daryl Hannah, Tom Berenger
Road to Ruin (1991)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Jack Sloan is a very wealthy American business man working in Paris who falls in love with a beautiful model. After a seed of doubt is planted by an associate that she is probably after his... See full summary »

Director: Charlotte Brändström
Stars: Peter Weller, Carey Lowell, Michel Duchaussoy
Top of the World II (1997)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney J. Furie
Stars: Peter Weller, Dennis Hopper, Tia Carrere
Man of God (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Stars Peter Weller, Nikki Reed & Jason Behr

Director: Jefery Levy
Stars: Graham Beckel, Jason Behr, James C. Burns
Fifty/Fifty (1992)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Two bickering mercenaries are hired by the CIA to overthrow a South East Asian dictator.

Director: Charles Martin Smith
Stars: Peter Weller, Robert Hays, Charles Martin Smith
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Martin Donovan
Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Nastassja Kinski, Johnny Whitworth
Out in Fifty (1999)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A reformed ex-convict enters a love triangle and gets manipulated into being a scapegoat in a murder scheme for revenge.

Directors: Bojesse Christopher, Scott Anthony Leet
Stars: Mickey Rourke, Scott Anthony Leet, Bojesse Christopher
Rainbow Drive (TV Movie 1990)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A Hollywood multiple murder is investigated by a homicide cop, despite high-placed efforts to cover up the crime.

Director: Bobby Roth
Stars: Peter Weller, Sela Ward, David Caruso
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Loyalties are divided when an internal affairs officer learns that those closest to him are running a black market passport ring.

Director: Colin Bucksey
Stars: James West, Marjo Baayen, Eric Connor
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Michael Holloway
...
Stuart Chappell
...
Chloe Holloway
...
...
Sean
...
...
Det. Thomas Greenwood
...
Vincent
...
Tron
...
Mickey
...
Announcer
...
Homeless Man
...
Speaker
...
Sweeny
...
Keesha
Edit

Storyline

Michael is a recovering alcoholic/drug user. Back on the wagon, he's now responsible for a young, beautiful, and pregnant wife. He's working the graveyard shift at a gas station to support his new family, but the job drives him crazy. Then a wealthy stranger, Stuart, enters Michael's life, taking Michael through a tour of the seediest and slimiest parts of L.A. underbelly. Is Stuart leading Michael to hell, or salvation? Written by Martin Lewison <milst1@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Freaks do come out at night. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, sexuality, masochistic images, drug use and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 July 2001 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

La hora de las sombras  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$14,392 (USA) (14 July 2000)

Gross:

$37,221 (USA) (1 September 2000)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Stuart Chappelle: I've seen things in this city that make Dante's Inferno read like Winnie The Pooh.
See more »

Soundtracks

Chinese Burn
Performed by Curve
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great independent movie
13 January 2001 | by (cincy, ohio) – See all my reviews

Shadow Hours is the best movie Balthazar Getty has done since Lost Highway and is also probably the best movie Peter Weller has done since Robocop. Anyone who has spent considerable time within a major city nightlife scene will be able to identify with this movie. People who also like a film to leave a few questions unanswered will also probably get a kick out of Shadow Hours.

The film has a great look to it, this film is so much slicker looking than any recent mainstream or indie film in the past few years. This is probably the slickest looking movie Ive seen since Blade. Kudos to the director and dp. The soundtrack is top notch as well. Weller is in top form here, his unique look and commanding voice really make his character. Getty gives a good performance as well. The cast of supporting characters is really amazing. Every few minutes you will see a familiar face pop up in a small role.

The only small problem I have with the film is that a few scenes referenced other movies a little too blatantly, but the film's main story is very original and intrigueing. Overall it is a great little movie with alot of style and a thought provoking story. It was great to see a movie made for adults compared to all the pg-13 bland entertainment that the gutless hollywood studios have been releasing lately.

This film is no direct to video cheapie my friends.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Devil? cannibal_rr
Discuss Shadow Hours (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?