Undercover cop Jim Raynor (Jason Patric) is a seasoned veteran. His partner, Kristen Cates (Jennifer Jason Leigh), is lacking in experience, but he thinks she's tough enough to work his next case with him: a deep cover assignment to bring down the notoriously hard-to-capture drug lord Gaines (Gregg Allman). While their relationship turns romantic during the assignment, they also turn into junkies, and will have to battle their own addictions if they want to bring down Gaines once and for all.

Directed by: Lili Fini Zanuck
Genres: Crime, Drama,
Production Company: The Zanuck Company, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,

Rush - How far do they go before they've gone too far? - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 22-12-1991
  • Runtime: 120 Minutes
  • Popularity: 5.93
  • Vote Count: 86
  • IMDB Rating: 6.9
  • Budget: USD 0
  • Revenue: USD 0
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Character
Jason Patric - Azwaad Movie Database Jason Patric Jim Raynor
Jennifer Jason Leigh - Azwaad Movie Database Jennifer Jason Leigh Kristen Cates
Sam Elliott - Azwaad Movie Database Sam Elliott Dodd
Max Perlich - Azwaad Movie Database Max Perlich Walker
Gregg Allman - Azwaad Movie Database Gregg Allman Gaines
William Sadler - Azwaad Movie Database William Sadler Monroe
Tony Frank - Azwaad Movie Database Tony Frank Nettle
Special K. McCray - Azwaad Movie Database Special K. McCray Willie Red
Dennis Letts - Azwaad Movie Database Dennis Letts Senior District Attorney
Dennis Burkley - Azwaad Movie Database Dennis Burkley Motorcycle Guy
Photo Name Department
Colleen Atwood-Costume & Make-Up Colleen Atwood Costume & Make-Up (Costume Design)
Richard D. Zanuck-Production Richard D. Zanuck Production (Producer)
Mark Warner-Editing Mark Warner Editing (Editor)
Gary Rydstrom-Sound Gary Rydstrom Sound (Sound Designer)
Eric Clapton-Sound Eric Clapton Sound (Original Music Composer)
Lili Fini Zanuck-Directing Lili Fini Zanuck Directing (Director)
Paul Sylbert-Art Paul Sylbert Art (Production Design)
Peter Dexter-Writing Peter Dexter Writing (Screenplay)
Kenneth MacMillan-Camera Kenneth MacMillan Camera (Director of Photography)
Kim Wozencraft-Writing Kim Wozencraft Writing (Story)

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John Chard

I'm going deeper underground! Rush is directed by Lili Fini Zanuck and adapted to screenplay by Peter Dexter from the Kim Wozencraft novel. It stars Jason Patric, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott, Max Perlich and Gregg Allman. Music is by Eric Clapton and cinematography by Kenneth MacMillan. Two undercover narcotic cops get on a downward spiral that they may not return from... Set and filmed in Texas, Rush is a hot, sweaty and claustrophobic neo- noir. It maybe doesn't have the classic visual tics of yesteryear, but it has photographic style to burn - with Clapton's score suitably melancholic, which in turn is something that sits perfectly with the perpetual sense of doom that pervades the pic. Corruption and addiction lead the way, all while love tries its hardest to break on through to the other side, but we are on a bus to noirville, and noirville is an unforgiving place... Patric and Leigh are damn fine actors if given the right material to work with, and they carry this with aplomb. Sadly, Allman is a weak villain, maybe because he looks like a Rick Wakeman clone?! While under using Sam Elliott is just a plain waste. However, this deserves its place on neo-noir lists. It is deliberate in pacing, therefore asking for you to buy into the thematics at work, to let them itch your skin, but to do so has rewards, for in true noir style it doesn't chicken out once the end credits have rolled. 7.5/10

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