Midnight Run

Midnight Run

Blu-ray Disc - 2016
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Jack Walsh is a tough ex-cop turned bounty hunter. Jonathan "The Duke" Mardukas is a sensitive accountant who embezzled $15 million from the Mob, gave it to charity and then jumped bail. Jack's in for a cool $100,000 if he can deliver The Duke from New York to L.A. on time, and alive. Sounds like just another Midnight Run (a piece of cake in bounty hunter slang), but it turns into a cross-country chase. The FBI is after The Duke to testify. The Mob is after him for revenge and Walsh is after him to just shut up. If someone else doesn't do the job, the two unlikely partners may end up killing each other.
Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA] : Shout! Factory, [2016]
Edition: Collector's edition
ISBN: 9786316346698
Branch Call Number: BLURAY MIDNIGH 1DISC
Characteristics: video file,Blu-Ray
digital,optical
1 videodisc (approx. 127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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trcookIIImddmd
Jun 15, 2017

Omitting superfluous fol-de-rol, this is a good movie.

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TheeAvebury
Apr 03, 2017

BOTTOM LINE: MIDNIGHT RUN is a non-stop comedic cross country chase film, taking us from New York to the Chicago suburbs, thru the back country of Arizona, and finally the glitz & glamour of Las Vegas. If you like smartly written comedy, lots of action or are fan of either of the two stars then this movie is a must see. Only real 'downside' is the harsh language, (for those with young kids and/or an aversion to cursing). Wonderful on-screen rivalry & chemistry between the two leads

EuSei Feb 01, 2016

Funny movie, a little bit slow at times, but in the same vein of Planes, Trains & Automobiles--although not as witty as that one. Worth watching.

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toniob
Dec 31, 2015

5 Star Comedy!
This 1988 chase & inverted-buddy film is directed by Martin Best, who directed 1984 Beverly Hills Cop.
If you enjoyed one, you'll enjoy the other.

Kelly196 Oct 22, 2014

This movie ranks right up there with Running Scared (Billy Crystal & Gregory Hines). A superb cast, well acted and a great script... what more can you ask for.

lollygrrl Feb 27, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised by this movie, and found it very entertaining. Also enjoyed the funny chase scenes.

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Blaine_the_mono
Sep 04, 2012

It's ok. Reeks of the 80s.

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tj_is_cool
Aug 06, 2012

Dated but still very entertaining.

johnnyg7 Aug 01, 2012

why were you unpopular with the chicago police department?

never gets old

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jimg2000
Dec 28, 2011

Marvelous LOL comedy with surprises through out the movie ... Saw it before but glad to see it again on DVD upconverted to 1080.

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lollygrrl Feb 27, 2013

Coarse Language: Lots of F-bombs throughout

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