Save Me
Save Me (1993)

Three stalwarts of made-for-TV productions -- Harry Hamlin, Michael Ironside, and Steve Railsback -- team up for this erotic thriller. Hamlin plays a mild-mannered accountant who takes up with an intriguing stranger (Lysette Anthony), who… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1993
DVD Release Date: January 20, 2009
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

Allen brings such conviction to the part that it's almost possible to look past the gaps in Mark's development. In the end, you may not buy each step he takes, but you respect Allen's attempt to make the effort seem genuine.

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

This earnest, well-acted melodrama has compassion for all of its characters, who include gay men and the Christians dedicated to healing them of their 'brokenness'.

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Emanuel Levy

Interesting, provocative film about one of the most polarizing issues in our culture.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

The first release from the gay-oriented Mythgarden production company, Save Me still bodes well for its evenhanded approach.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

Save Me doesn't poke fun at anyone's beliefs. It takes a more nuanced humanistic approach.

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Don Willmott

tough, tight, and thought-provoking, a small-scale indie success for everyone involved.

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Maureen M. Hart
Chicago Tribune

A melodrama better suited to the Logo network than to theaters.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

This is a modest, thoughtful, independent production of exceptional insight and quietly devastating power.

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Bill White
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

As a movie, it doesn't amount to much more than an after school-special with sex and profanity.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Excellent work by the cast and an even handed approach makes this an enjoyable film. Everyone was shown to have flaws, some more severe than others but all were… More
Robert Fearon
Save Me doesn't poke fun at anyone's beliefs. It takes a more nuanced humanistic approach.
Sylvester Kuo
A bit melodramatic, but I am glad this is a more mature version of But I'm a cheerleader. I love it
Sarah Bergman
It wasn't anything phenomenal but I liked it for what it was and it did some neat camera work.
Sunil Jawahir
The only real surprise of this movie is its tenderness. Once the story is laid out, you know what's going to happen. However it has solid characters and… More

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