Into the Night
Into the Night (1985)

Filled with enough cameos to keep film buffs entertained, this otherwise routine action-comedy by John Landis boasts Michelle Pfeiffer as one of its major attractions. She plays Diana, a woman prone to having affairs with some very… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 2, 2003
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

The film itself tries sometimes too hard for laughs and at other times strains for shock.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

A little bit of Into the Night is funny, a lot of it is grotesque and all of it has the insidey manner of a movie made not for the rest of us but for moviemakers on the Bel Air circuit who watch each other's films in their own screening rooms.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Landis at his most cameo-obsessed and self-indulgent.

Time Out

Pfeiffer in particular takes the sort of glamorous yet preposterous part that generally defeats even the best actress and somehow contrives to make it credible every inch of the way.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Thin and familiar.

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Scott Weinberg

Strange ensemble noir comedy chase flick.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Maybe what the movie needed was more professional discipline and less geniality. As a rule, it's probably better to throw the party after the filming is finished.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The tone, despite the frequent bloodletting, is light, and the film works better than the script would indicate.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An uninteresting and off-putting movie.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Odd combination of Jeff Goldblum, a depressed insomniac whose life is dull, uneventful and his wife is cheating on him, the other person being Michelle Pfeiffer… More
Daniel Mumby
Many of the big 1980s comedies we remember are largely admired for one thing: their complete light-heartedness and escapist feel, something totally removed from… More
Adam Mahler
A scary Irene Pappas, a shocking hostage situation, and David Bowie's small role are the only things I enjoyed, even with all the people (Carl Perkins,… More
Stephen M
This film dates from that early period of Michelle Pfeiffer's career when she seemed incapable of starring in a decent movie, no matter how solid her… More
AJ Verser
A great zany thriller movie with an interesting story and good actors. I really liked this movie.
Dean McKenna
Great zany film and there are hottest directors appeared cameos including John Landis, Jim Henson, David Cronenberg, Jonathan Lynn, Daniel Petrie, Paul Bartel,… More