Pink Cadillac
Pink Cadillac (1989)

For his third film as a director and his third film directing Clint Eastwood, stunt-man Buddy Van Horn helmed this action comedy involving a skip tracer, some neo-nazis, and the titular vehicle. Eastwood stars as Tommy Nowak, a bounty… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 26, 1989
DVD Release Date: September 2, 2003
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Critic Score: 21% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

As a deeply personal work about free-floating existential identities, this 1989 film has the kind of grit and feeling that few action comedies can muster, with Eastwood and Peters interesting and unpredictable throughout.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

There's little that's new in the material, and nobody seems to have asked whether the emotional charge of blatant racism belongs in a lightweight story like this -- even if the racists are the villains.

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Brian Orndorf

While the script stumbles beyond a comforting sense of reality (white supremacists?), Pink Cadillac maintains a certain hospitable, emphatically dim-witted appeal.

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Caryn James
New York Times

It is the laziest sort of action comedy, with lumbering chase scenes, a dull-witted script and the charmless pairing of Mr. Eastwood and Bernadette Peters.

Hal Hinson
Washington Post

It's weightlessly, irredeemably enjoyable.

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TV Guide

Pink Cadillac is rich in character, containing some of the most heartfelt and engaging moments in an Eastwood film.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

An overlong, undercooked action comedy made out of retooled parts from other film vehicles.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Somehow works as one of Clint Eastwood's lesser vehicles.

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Painless but dumb chase flick

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Flixster Audience Score: 25% Flixster User Reviews
Conner Rainwater
I have no idea why people hate this movie, it's such a classic. Clint Eastwood gives his most zany performance of his career, being a costume wearing… More
Barry Lappin
Had to watch it.....wish I hadnt.
Steve K
Dean McKenna
Clint Eastwood's cool as a master of disguise to nail his target.