Desperate Hours 1990

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Desperate Hours ★★ 1990 (R)

An escaped prisoner holes up in a suburban couple's home, waiting for his lawyer/accomplice to take him to Mexico. Tensions heighten between the separated couple and the increasingly nerve-wracked criminals. Terrific, if not downright horrifying, performance by Rourke in an overall tepid remake of the 1955 thriller. 105m/C VHS, DVD . Mickey Rourke, Anthony Hopkins, Mimi Rogers, Kelly Lynch, Lindsay Crouse, Elias Koteas, David Morse, Shawnee Smith, Danny Gerard, Matt McGrath; D: Michael Cimino; W: Mark Rosenthal, Larry Konner, Joseph Hayes; C: Doug Milsome; M: David Mansfield.