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's also a peerless handler of life-or-death hostage situations. Over the course of a few awful days,...read more

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01:36 — 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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  • 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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