Narrow Margin
Narrow Margin (1990)

Narrow Margin, directed by Peter Hyams and loosely based on the classic film noir of the same title, tells the story of a resourceful District Attorney who must return a witness to San Francisco alive so she can testify in a trial. Carol… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 21, 1990
DVD Release Date: August 17, 1999
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Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

This remake is a terrific suspense-thriller in its own right. Ranks with other underrated Peter Hyams films such as Capricorn One, Outland and The Star Chamber as one his best.

Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

A gem of a thriller.

Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Nifty little thriller-on-rails.

Clint Morris
Moviehole

One of the most underrated suspense thrillers of the 90's

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
A 50s film noir is remade into a by the numbers thriller. Not terrible, but there's nothing here we haven't seen a hundred times before.
Anthony Valletta
Nowhere near as good as the original.
Dean McKenna
A fine thriller in a train with Gene Hackman and Anne Archer have to play cat-and-mouse with the thugs who've boarded it to eliminate them.
Fascade Fiveoneeight
What an incredible gripping tale of the limits a man will go to protect a witness to the prosecution of a murder case. This is one edge of your seat thriller… More