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No Way Out (1987)

2 Ratings: 3.5
Action & Adventure movie directed by Roger Donaldson

This implausible, but effective 1987 film stars Kevin Costner (Bull Durham,Wyatt Earp) as a naval officer and CIA agent who may not be what he seems. This sexy thriller is an espionage mystery and an enigmatic character study of two men trying to be … see full wiki

Director: Roger Donaldson
Genre: Action, Adventure
2 reviews about No Way Out (1987)
Quick Tip by . May 01, 2011
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Back in the beginning of his cinema career, Kevin Costner made intelligent choices about the films he made, and NO WAY OUT -- to this day -- stands as perhaps his finest performance yet. This clever whodunnit very sparingly drops clues along the way for the most astute viewer, but, if you're watching closely, you begin to see things coming about for the Naval Intelligence Officer ... and, if you're really clever, you might guess the ending. A must-see for political thrill-seekers!
review by . August 12, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
The strong performances by Gene Hackman and and Will Patton are even more impressive when contrasted with Kevin Costner's who seems either totally bewildered or under heavy sedation. The plot is implausible. Much of the dialogue is clunky, at times ludicrous. However, director Roger Donaldson somehow captures and then sustains our interest after an unnecessarily slow start. Will the cover-up to protect Secretary of Defense David Brice (Hackman) succeed? To whom does Tom Farrell (Costner) ultimately …
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