The Long Kiss Goodnight
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

After a car accident that gave her amnesia, Samantha always knew that there was something odd about her. Disturbed by her haunting memories and frightened by a group of people who are terrorizing her, Samantha goes to private detective… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 6, 2001
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Frankly, if I had to see either Harlin-Davis movie again, I'd opt for the klutzy unpleasantness of Cutthroat Island over the efficient if equally stupid unpleasantness of this 1996 release.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

There's an excessive amount of excess -- a mind-numbing plurality of firearm battles, vehicular explosions and brutally frank sexual talk.

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Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

The surprise and also the disappointment of The Long Kiss Goodnight is much simpler, and less politically inflected: it's badly made, or too close to badly made.

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David Ansen

The Long Kiss Goodnight is the fall's best summer movie.

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Todd McCarthy

"The Long Kiss Goodnight" has a jokey good time with its outlandish pyrotechnics and offbeat character interplay.

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Hectic stuff with a spectacular finale.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

Like the heroine, the movie has two personalities that smartly coexist.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

The only saving graces are Davis's stripped-down, mean-as-a-wildcat portrayal of the Uzi-toting Charly, and Jackson's engagingly ineffectual turn.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The kind of movie in which a dozen bad guys with an automatic weapon in each hand couldn't hit a lake if they were standing at the bottom of it, to steal the screenplay's best wiseacre remark.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Clintus Maximus
This is an excellent action movie, underrated in my opinion. Geena Davis shines in the dual roles of amnesia-victim schoolteacher and CIA assassin. It's… More
Candy Rose
A bit like Bourne Identity. An assassin loses her memory of her past life.
Christopher Heim
A VERY 90's action-thriller that manages to be enjoyable against all odds. The plot can be summed up as a more ridiculous version of "The Bourne… More
Alex roy
Enjoyable action film directed by Renny Harlin, this is a thrilling actioner from start to finish. Renny Harlin is a pretty good director and he is able to… More
Dan Schultz
A serviceable if forgettable pre-Bourne film concerning a former CIA agent (Geena Davis) who suffers from amnesia, and how her memory is jarred as to who she is… More
Lady D'arbanville
It's not exactly a mind blowing film nor is it particularly taxing on the brain, but it's an enjoyable watch and an enjoyable one for Geena Davis