Point of No Return (1993)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Bridget Fonda Maggie Hayward/Claudia Anne Joran/Nina
Gabriel Byrne Bob
Dermot Mulroney J.P.
Miguel Ferrer Kaufman
Anne Bancroft Amanda
Olivia d'Abo Angela
Richard Romanus Fahd Bahktiar
Harvey Keitel Victor the Cleaner
Lorraine Toussaint Beth
Geoffrey Lewis Drugstore Owner
Mic Rodgers Cop
Michael Rapaport Big Stan
Ray Oriel Burt
Spike McClure Johnny D
Lieux Dressler Johnny's Mom
John Capodice Detective
Carmen Zapata Judge
Calvin Levels Computer Instructor
Michael Runyard Weapons Instructor
Bill M. Ryusaki Karate Instructor
Jan Speck Kaufman's Assistant
Francesco Messina Waiter in Restaurant
Peter Mark Vasquez Guard in Booth
Wendy L. Davies Shopping Woman
James Handy Operative
Lee Dupree Guy with Gun
David Sosna Operative with Headset
Bruce Barnes New Orleans Thug
Jaqueline Koch V.I.P. Woman
Kenny Endoso Angela's Bodyguard
Gary Kasper Angela's Bodyguard
Rosalind Jue Maid
Eric Cohen Valet
François Chau Building Security Guard
Joe Garcia Hassan
Frank Girardeau Policeman
Clark Heathcliffe Brolly Male Student
Jodie Markell Female Student
Robert Harvey Police Detective
Harry Perry Venice Guitar Player
Bonnie Timmermann Cop
Lieux Dressier Johnny's Mom
Francois Chau Building Security Guard
Dermont Mulroney
Movie Details
Genre Action; Romance; Drama
Director John Badham
Producer Art Linson; Robert Getchell; Alexandra Seros
Writer Luc Besson; Robert Getchell; Alexandra Seros
Studio Warner Bros.
Language English
Audience Rating R (Restricted)
Running Time 109 mins
Country USA
Color Color
Plot
Point of No Return is one of those Hollywood remakes of a European hit in which one can visualize a committee of studio executives sitting around and saying, "Okay, we know what made the original film unique and different and fun. How can we make that same movie and do exactly the opposite?" For-hire director John Badham (Saturday Night Fever) took La Femme Nikita, Luc Besson's undeniably sexy, original, and kitschy French film about a female assassin, and translated it into a calculating, mechanistic American thriller with no distinctive style. Bridget Fonda gamely plays the willowy street punk who becomes a high-society killer, but once that provocative irony is in place, the movie is pretty much a series of by-the-numbers action set pieces. Until, that is, Dermot Mulroney shows up as a love interest; but even that twist can't save this film. You're much better off with the original, subtitles and all. --Tom Keogh
Personal Details
Seen It Yes
Index 177
In Collection Yes
Owner David Cowley
Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.20:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Dual side, Single layer
UPC 085391281924
Chapters 30
Release Date 1998
Subtitles English; Spanish; French
Packaging Snap Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
SPANISH: Dolby Digital Mono
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Surround
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Color Closed-captioned Dolby Widescreen
Links
Internet Movie Database