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Daylight (1996)

Disaster in a New York tunnel as explosions collapse both ends of it. One hero tries to help the people inside find their way to safety.

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Rob Cohen

Writer:

Leslie Bohem
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sylvester Stallone ... Kit Latura
Amy Brenneman ... Madelyne Thompson
Viggo Mortensen ... Roy Nord
Dan Hedaya ... Frank Kraft
Jay O. Sanders ... Steven Crighton
Karen Young ... Sarah Crighton
Claire Bloom ... Eleanor Trilling
Vanessa Bell Calloway ... Grace Calloway
Renoly Santiago ... Mikey
Colin Fox ... Roger Trilling
Danielle Harris ... Ashley Crighton
Trina McGee ... LaTonya (as Trina McGee-Davis)
Marcello Thedford ... Kadeem
Sage Stallone ... Vincent
Jo Anderson ... Bloom
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Storyline

Trouble strikes when runaway robbers in a getaway car hit truck full of explosives in the tunnel connecting Manhattan and New Jersey. Survivors are left in a weakened tunnel blocked at both exits. As Kit Latura approaches the tunnel, he sees the impact and knows he gotta take action. With time running out, he enters the tunnel through a system of maintenance walkways. Can he get the survivors out before the tunnel fills up? Written by Bryanne Marks

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disaster-related peril, death and destruction | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daylight: Infierno en el túnel See more »

Filming Locations:

Monterey, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,014,795, 8 December 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,023,469

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$126,189,000
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sylvester Stallone's son, Sage Stallone, plays Vincent. See more »

Goofs

After blowing the manhole, there is now a direct entry to the ventilation system. Once the tunnel started filling with water, it would've leaked into the ventilation duct, cutting off the path for the the fresh air and suffocating any survivors. See more »

Quotes

George Tyrell: [the tunnel is] all blocked in. There's no way out!
Roy Nord: George, I was born six weeks' premature. My own mother couldn't keep me in.
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Soundtracks

Whenever There Is Love (From 'Daylight')
Written by Bruce Roberts and Edgar Bronfman Jr. (as Sam Roman)
Performed by Bruce Roberts and Donna Summer
Courtesy of Universal Records
By Arrangement with MCA Special Markets and Products
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Yet another mid-90s disaster flick.
7 August 1999 | by Schmuck-4See all my reviews

DAYLIGHT. A clichéd, tired mess of a movie starring Sylvester Stallone as a limo driver who gets caught with a bunch of other motorists in the Jersey tunnel when some trucks carrying toxic waste explode. It was pretty brainless although I was quite impressed with the sets - they had a somewhat archaic quality, especially those giant ventilation fans. That was about it, unfortunately. It was a very predictable movie which for the most part showed us things we've seen in countless other 90s disaster flicks. One and a half stars out of four.


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