The Mean Season
The Mean Season (1985)

In this suspenseful crime thriller as much about the news media and the psychology of its reporters as the warped mind of a serial killer, Kurt Russell stars as Malcolm Anderson, the only reporter who has a phone link with Alan Delour… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 22, 2001
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A gripping thriller that also challenges us to contemplate the ethical responsibilities of journalists.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Unsatisfying mix of "Red Dragon" and "Absence of Malice"

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Dann Michalski
A disappointing and lackluster thriller, The Mean Season fails to deliver. Based on a novel, the film follows a burnt-out reporter who catches the story of his… More