Watch Midnight Crossing
- 1 hr 44 min
Midnight Crossing is a thrilling crime drama movie released in 1988, directed by Roger Holzberg and starring Faye Dunaway, Daniel J. Travanti, and Kim Cattrall. The film takes place on a small island in the Gulf of Mexico, where an intricate web of murders, deception, and greed is slowly being uncovered. The story begins with two couples, O'Brien and Iris and Jeff and Miranda, who decide to sail their boats to a small island in the Gulf of Mexico named Esperanza. Their primary goal is to find a hidden treasure worth millions of dollars that is believed to be located on the island. The treasure is rumored to have been hidden by a group of Nazis who had fled after World War II. Their journey does not go as planned, as they get intercepted by a shady boatman named Gerard. He offers to show them around the island in exchange for $10,000 but, after arriving, the group finds that the treacherous Gerard is only interested in the treasure for himself and will stop at nothing to get his hands on it. As the movie progresses, the group becomes more and more embroiled in a series of sinister plots and schemes as they try to uncover the elusive treasure. Along the way, they discover that they are not the only ones on the island and that they are being watched by a mysterious and dangerous man named Curtis, who has his own reasons for being there. Throughout the film, there are many twists and turns as the characters become more desperate, and tensions rise between them. There are revelations about hidden motives, deceptions, and criminal activity as the characters come to understand that they are in a game that could result in life or death. The treasure, which was the original goal of the journey, becomes a secondary issue as the characters struggle to survive and unravel the mysteries surrounding the island. The acting is excellent throughout, with standout performances from Faye Dunaway, Daniel J. Travanti, and Kim Cattrall. They all display a great range of emotion and character development as their characters navigate the complex story. The film's setting is beautifully captured, with stunning shots of the Gulf of Mexico, the small island, and the surrounding area. The soundtrack, including the theme song "Midnight Crossing," is atmospheric, and adds to the tension, and suspense of the movie. The writing is tight and engaging, with each twist and turn adding to the overall intricacy of the plot. Overall, Midnight Crossing is highly recommended for anyone looking for a thrilling and suspenseful crime drama that will keep them guessing until the very end. The movie is a great example of excellent storytelling, first-rate acting, and stunning visuals that will captivate audiences from start to finish.