Midnight Run Synopsis
Scruffy bounty hunter (Robert De Niro) brings in fussy embezzler (Charles Grodin).
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Midnight Run has thrills, excellent performances, touching moments, slick plotting, lively dialogue, plenty of laughs, beautiful locations...
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100

Variety

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One of the most entertaining, best executed, original road pictures ever.
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90

Time

By Richard Schickel
A performance like De Niro's, in a well-made entertainment like Midnight Run, is cheap at any price. And capable of restoring the...
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88

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
The virtue of Midnight Run is not that it does anything new; the virtue is that it does everything old so well.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
Graciously filmed by Martin Brest and imaginatively performed by Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin, the tired concept yields a steady...
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88

USA Today

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The film is a bit long because Brest wants to give you time to believe Walsh and Mardukas' inevitable friendship. We do. And Run adds...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Whoever cast De Niro and Grodin must have had a sixth sense for the chemistry they would have; they work together so smoothly, and with...
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80

Film Threat

By Brad Laidman
The funniest buddy movie ever and a generally daffy one at that. It features some of the most genuinely stupid and amusing tough guys in...
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Grodin is brilliant, though, practically stealing the movie without an extra word or unnecessary gesture. He's an uncommonly talented...
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70

TV Guide

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Director Martin Brest has allowed the actors to improvise, and their resulting interaction is more realistic, funny, and surprising than...
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