Nick of Time Movie Review 1995

Information and Film Reviews for Nick of Time the Movie

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A malicious stranger (Walken) and his cohort give ordinary accountant Gene Watson (Depp) 90 minutes to assassinate the governor of California (Mason) or his little girl will be killed. Walken as an evil psycho. . .now there's a stretch. On the other hand, Depp as a button-down, conservative widower is a bit of a switch after his usually quirky roles of the recent past. This may be the first time Depp's picked up a gun since "21 Jump Street." Illogical scenarios (even for an action flick) and curiously uneven pacing do this one in. Shot almost entirely in L.A's Bonaventure Hotel in real time with a handheld camera.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 98 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Assassination, Dads, Elevators, Grand Hotel, Kidnapped!, L.A., Politics, Race Against Time, Hostage!
Patrick Duncan
Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Charles S. Dutton, Peter Strauss, Roma Maffia, Gloria Reuben, Marsha Mason, Courtney Chase, Bill Smitrovich, G.D. Spradlin
Roy Wagner
John Badham
Arthur B. Rubinstein
John Badham, D.J. Caruso, Paramount Pictures

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