The Mean Season
The Mean Season (1985)

Nothing in The Mean Season is quite as powerful as its opening: a languid shot of a young girl, wandering with a seeming carefree air down the beach, suddenly turning to stare in tearful terror at the man she knows is about to kill her. The… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 15, 1985
DVD Release Date: May 22, 2001
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A gripping thriller that also challenges us to contemplate the ethical responsibilities of journalists.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Unsatisfying mix of "Red Dragon" and "Absence of Malice"

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Dann Michalski
A disappointing and lackluster thriller, The Mean Season fails to deliver. Based on a novel, the film follows a burnt-out reporter who catches the story of his… More
Stephen Skudlarek
Starts off really good and then really makes me lose interest about an hour in. The killer keeps building up to essentially nothing. I kept waiting for this… More