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

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: 52% 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