Night at the Golden Eagle
Night at the Golden Eagle (2002)

A pair of elderly career criminals may have ended their old lives before they can start a new one in this streetwise drama. Tommy (Donnie Montemarano) and Mic (Vinnie Argiro) are a pair of aging wiseguys who used to work on the fringes of… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 26, 2002
DVD Release Date: April 22, 2003
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Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter

One just waits grimly for the next shock without developing much attachment to the characters.

A.O. Scott
New York Times

The director seems to take an unseemly pleasure in [the characters'] misery and at the same time to congratulate himself for having the guts to confront it.

Ron Wells
Film Threat

This is a dark, gritty, sometimes funny little gem.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

These are textbook lives of quiet desperation.

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Jan Stuart

Another in-your-face wallow in the lower depths made by people who have never sung those blues.

Michael Dequina

Nothing about the stories in and of themselves is particularly original, but Rifkin knows how to create atmosphere.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Never decides whether it wants to be a black comedy, drama, melodrama or some combination of the three.

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

A modest pleasure that accomplishes its goals with ease and confidence.

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Justin Hartung

Too bad writer-director Adam Rifkin situates it all in a plot as musty as one of the Golden Eagle's carpets.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
Great performances, andnice atmosphere really set the mood here, but it is somewhat ponderous, making it a little tedious to watch at times. Still good though,… More