Black Moon Rising
Black Moon Rising (1986)

A John Carpenter story served as the launching pad for Black Moon Rising. Veteran thief Quint (Tommy Lee Jones) is hired by the FBI to steal some politically volatile computer tapes. The owners of the tapes are displeased, and begin chasing… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 30, 2001
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

It all gets off to a cracking start, only to dwindle very rapidly into thin and predictable variations on the formulaic ploys.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

It took three screenplay writers to concoct this rather unamazing action-thriller about cars, thieves, and dirty tricks.

Vincent Canby
New York Times

Like a stolen car, it moves pretty fast, if erratically.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Entirely forgettable car chase flick.

Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Cokliss's direction strains for a stylishness it doesn't achieve, yet his fundamentally straightforward style brings out the abstract design of the plot.

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