No Mercy
No Mercy (1986)

High-powered gangsters move this crime drama along at a fast pace. When two cops, Eddie Jillette (Richard Gere) and Joe Collins (Gary Basaraba), hear about a contract out on local crime boss Losado (Jeroen Krabbe), they go undercover posing… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 6, 2001
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Critic Score: 15% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Janet Maslin
New York Times

A passionate film noir that depends heavily upon Mr. Gere to give it credence, and Mr. Gere delivers.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

An above-average film noir, and its creepy feeling for the back streets of New Orleans and the sultry evil of its red-light suburbs got under my skin.

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Beth Accomando
KPBS.org

Gere and Basinger fizzle rather than sizzle in this lame Bayou thriller.

Paul Attanasio
Washington Post

Count me among those who would be happy never to see another starring role for Gere, except maybe as Felix in a remake of The Odd Couple.

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Pat Graham
Chicago Reader

Pearce pads out his plot with lots of borrowed bits ... but the borrowings don't have any resonance of their own: they simply hang on the story like empty thematic husks.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

A standard-issue cop thriller that amounts to Beverly Hills Cop in a bad mood.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Not even the goings-on between Gere and Basinger and the horrific happenings in the exotic bayou settings can rev up this romantic thriller.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Cassandra Maples
On the surface, this film, which I like, is like dozens of other revenge-the-death-of-a-cop-partner stories. But the saving grace of the movie is the… More
Dean McKenna
Exciting action-thriller of a Chicago policeman (Richard Gere) heads for Louisiana to track down his partner's killer. There he falls in love with an… More