Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

Bringing Out the Dead

Posted on

Bringing Out the Dead

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
Wide Release Date:
10/22/99
performer:
Patricia Arquette, Nicolas Cage, Marc Anthony, John Goodman, Queen Latifah, Ving Rhames, Tom Sizemore, Michael K. Williams
director:
Martin Scorsese
genre:
Drama, Comedy

We gave it a B-

Some sequences are as electrifying as any the director has filmed, but this new collaboration between Martin Scorsese and scripter Paul Schrader (23 years after Taxi Driver) makes a case for maturity as an enemy of drama. Nicolas Cage stars as a haunted paramedic making hellish runs through the neon-smeared streets of New York City. B-

Comments