Miami Blues
Miami Blues (1990)

Based on the late Charles Willeford's series of hard-boiled crime novels featuring Miami cop Hoke Moseley, the Jonathan Demme-produced Miami Blues opens with the prison release of Frederick Frenger Jr. (Alec Baldwin), a deranged killer… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 3, 2002
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Critic Score
79%
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dan Fienberg
Zap2it.com

Baldwin, Ward and Leigh are all perfect in this violent and funny and underseen gem.

Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

A terrific crime movie that's both quirky and gritty.

Shane Burridge
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Disarming black comedy-drama stands out among others in the pack because its offbeat plot turns make it hard for the viewer to match a rhythm to it

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

One of Baldwin's best performances in a solid black comedy

Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

A cunningly hip crime caper that packs a decent amount of swagger

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Hard-boiled and consistently surprising. The entire cast shines.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

A solid but unmemorable crime thriller.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Adam Mahler
It's better after a second viewing, but I wished I had liked this a lot more, after Edgar Wright recommended it. Alec Baldwin gives a great performance as… More
John Ballantine
Early Baldwin which gets an initial knock from me. Quite frankly, I think George Armitage is trying to be Demme and produces something kind of hokey.
Dean McKenna
Fine and enjoyable thriller and its mixture of satire, violence and social comment is fresh and invigorating, providing the perfect antidote to <i>Miami… More
Joey Shapiro
An early Alec Baldwin starring role, and one of his best, this is a very good drama with some elements of a black comedy. Worth seeing for Baldwin's… More