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Switchback

1997 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

CrimeMysteryThriller

entertaining
  • Jini Score
    41%
  • Critics Score
    42%
  • Rating
    6.4/10
  • Box Office
    $ 6 Million
  • Jini Score
    41%
  • Critics Score
    42%
  • Rating
    6.4/10
  • Box Office
    $ 6 Million
entertaining
F.B.I. agent Frank LaCrosse returns home to find his home has been broken into, his son is missing and Missy the babysitter is lying in a pool of her own insides. Her murder being the hallmarks of a elusive enigmatic serial killer whose slaughter spree..stretches nearly two years. Frank's desperate pursuit leads to Amarillo, Texas, where two victims matching the killers M.O. have been found slashed to death. As Frank searches for his suspect the local Sheriff Buck Olmstead and his Deputy Nate Booker investigate the killings in-between a heated election feud, with his competition police chief Jack McGinnis. All the while drifting former doctor Lane Dixon is picked up by ex-railroad man, Bob Goodall. As a local Mechanic, Clyde 'Shorty' Callahan becomes the latest victim. Frank hopes and prays to find this sociopath before he disappears perhaps forever into the rocky mountains Written by Suspicious Switchback is a 1997 English-language Crime Mystery film featuring Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover, Jared Leto, Ted Levine, R. Lee Ermey, Claudia Stedelin and Antonino Garcia Tony. Pacific Western Production was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Gale Anne Hurd. The film is written and directed by Jeb Stuart. Paramount Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. Switchback was released on 31st December 1997 and takes a screen time of 120 minutes. Switchback was made on a budget of $38 million and at the box office it grossed only $6 million. Editing was done by Conrad Buff. The music was composed by Basil Poledouris.

Switchback Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 2.5/5

50%

Positive Review Rating : 33%

33%
  • Time and again the movie fascinates us with digressions, only to jerk back to the helpless main story line. ( Read More )
  • Switchback plays as entertaining, if not quite classic, dramatic fare. ( Read More )
  • Audiences have gotten used to thrillers not making sense, but SwitchBack really doesnt make sense. ( Read More )
  • messily written and surprisingly poorly acted... the pursuit is a yawn a minute, leading to a climax that would be laughable if it werent so dull. ( Read More )

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