Miracle Mile
Miracle Mile (1989)

Miracle Mile starts conventionally enough, with bashful musician Anthony Edwards going ga-ga over waitress Mare Winningham. After a pleasant if somewhat quirky day together, Edwards and Winningham plan a tete-a-tete at the all-night… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 19, 1989
DVD Release Date: June 3, 2003
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
J.R. Southall

Edwards doesn't quite possess the gravitas necessary to authenticate the end of the world, but he holds Miracle Mile together amiably enough, such that we do actually care what happens.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

De Jarnatt does a superb job of cultivating a vibe of bleak, apocalyptic hopelessness...

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Brian Orndorf

Mile still packs a wallop, especially when everything goes to hell and our lovers are forced to confront their mortality. The gorgeous, unbearable feeling of doom that De Jarnatt evokes is, well, miraculous.

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Joe Leydon
The Moving Picture Show

Deceptively simple and relentlessly gripping, it represents American independent moviemaking at its most exciting and accessible for mainstream audiences.

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Jeremy Heilman

By focusing one frantic couple's attempts to salvage their future together it channels Cold War anxieties into something beautiful.

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

The movie keeps viewers at the edge of their seats thanks to its propulsive score ... and realistic, practical special effects

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Walter Chaw
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Monograph for MIRACLE MILE now available.

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Widgett Walls

Holy God, somebody showed me this depressing on my birthday long ago. I decided afterwards they didn't like me very much.

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Kevin M. Williams
An everyday guy stumbles into some big, big news: the bombs are on their way NOW. What follows are his attempts to get out of town by sundown clown. Only (and… More
John Ballantine
Space filler at one time on the old Movie Networks. This film has high ambitious and a ridiculously low budget. As a result, everything takes place somewhere… More
Bruce Bruce
I picked this film to watch because of Mykelti Williamson, he was in two episodes of Miami Vice and I now want to watch all his films, In this movie he plays a… More
Sean Gillespie
This movie came on in the middle of the night and scared the hell out of me. Partially because it was so deranged and I couldn't figure out what it was and… More
Ross Collins
Dream-like story of a man's attempt to escape from a nuclear missile attack on LA. Plus a Tangerine Dream soundtrack.
RJ MacReady
What would you do if you knew the world was going to end in a few hours? What would you do if you were the ONLY one who knew it? When Anthony Edwards picks up a… More