Color of Night
Color of Night (1994)

When New York therapist Bill Capra journeys to L.A. to visit his best friend and colleague Dr. Bob Moore, he is invited to observe a group-therapy session. However, after Bob is stabbed to death in his office, Bill discovers that someone is… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 19, 1994
DVD Release Date: May 15, 2001
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Critic Score: 22% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Bruce willie shot aside, the only other things popping out in Color of Night are some ridiculous plot contortions and majorly camp moments.

Desmond Ryan
Philadelphia Inquirer

The killer may find his target, but Color of Night fails to hit the nail on the head by a frustrating margin.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

The plot gets so convoluted and farfetched that you still may be scratching your head after the denouement, but you probably won't be bored.

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David Parkinson
Radio Times

This is so awful it can't be missed.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

I'm tempted to go ahead and explain just exactly how transparent -- and implausible -- this mystery is. But then I don't want to spoil it for people who are even worse than I am at this sort of thing. People like Forrest Gump.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

It's a psycho-erotic thriller with more twists and shocks than the rattlesnake which, at one point, leaps out at star Bruce Willis-from a location we won't describe. (It would spoil one of the several dozen surprises.)

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David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

You thought brawny Bruce Willis couldn't play a brainy psychologist? You were right.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

Mundane sex scenes, a standard L.A. car chase and Bakula's outrageously gory death scene (which plays like an unintentional parody) are all part of the predictable script.

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Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune

Color of Night and North represent the nadir of Willis' plummeting film career. He can be a most engaging talent; his script selection of late has been awful.

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Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

The Color of Night tries for the same mix of black humor and clever plotting, but misses by a wide margin. It'll have you laughing at it, not with it, and if you pay the full $6, it'll have you, well, seeing red.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Candy Rose
It starts out as a good movie when Bruce's character takes over a college mate's psychology practice when he is murdered. It all goes down hill when… More
danny d
interesting but silly, especially at the end
Dean McKenna
OHHH!! Very sexy and thriller film better than <i>Basic Instinct</i> I ever watched in director's cut on DVD. This film can make you feel more… More
Brendan Nicholls
hitchcock wannabe that is a mess, erotic thrillers always wanted to bring the basic thriller in the 90s but sadly a lot of them failed. sex scenes are full on… More
Al S
A sexy thriller that is very twisted and not very exciting
Daniel Parsons
Quite possibly the worst film I have ever scene. It doesn't work as a thriller, drama, romance or blockbuster, and is far too bad to be "so bad… More