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The Negotiator

This taut crime thriller is a welcome antidote to brainless action extravaganzas in which the mayhem is the message, and rests on two shrewd, perfectly modulated performances. Chicago negotiator Danny Roman (Samuel L. Jackson) is a bit of a cowboy, but he'… (more)

Released: 1998

Rating: R

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01:37 — In an attempt to prove he was framed for murder, a skilled police hostage negotiator turns the tables, and takes a government office hostage.

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Tue May 10 7:00pm
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Two top-notch Chicago PD hostage negotiators wind up on opposite sides of a standoff when Lt. Danny Roman is framed for murder and corruption. Roman takes hostages himself, then demands to talk with a fellow police negotiator.

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Tue May 10 10:00pm
The Negotiator WGNA

Two top-notch Chicago PD hostage negotiators wind up on opposite sides of a standoff when Lt. Danny Roman is framed for murder and corruption. Roman takes hostages himself, then demands to talk with a fellow police negotiator.

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  • Released: 1998
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This taut crime thriller is a welcome antidote to brainless action extravaganzas in which the mayhem is the message, and rests on two shrewd, perfectly modulated performances. Chicago negotiator Danny Roman (Samuel L. Jackson) is a bit of a cowboy, but he'… (more)

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