Desperate Hours
Desperate Hours (1990)

A remake of the 1955 film starring Humphrey Bogart, Desperate Hours is the story of an escaped felon (Mickey Rourke) who converts the home of a suburbanite couple (Anthony Hopkins, Mimi Rogers) into a hideout. After his cover is blown, he… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 16, 2002
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

A fairly pointless remake...

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Pales to original w/Bogie, but still tense

Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A crackerjack hostage drama that's well directed by Michael Cimino, gorgeously shot by cinematographer Doug Milsome, and acted with fierce intensity by Rourke and Hopkins.

Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

hopkins cringing at rourke is absurd!

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Flixster Audience Score: 22% Flixster User Reviews
♥Robyn M♥
Desperate Hours plays like a deadly cat-and-mouse mind game.... It is downright eerie. i can best describe it as a thinking persons action thriller, but in… More
Dean McKenna
Desperate remake of William Wyler's 1955 suspense classic, with Mickey Rourke taking over the Humphrey Bogart role. Rourke's pointless posturing and… More
Derek Daniels
Nothing wrong with the acting here - or the director, for that matter - but the film just kind of plods along at an uneven pace. I loved this movie years ago,… More
Naughtia Nahazhina
This movie was great and very catchy. A married couple's home gets invaded by a group of criminals. The leader of the group is an escaped con who is trying… More
Wahida K
Desire is the deadliest weapon of all.