Narrow Margin

(1990)

Overview

A Los Angeles District Attorney (Gene Hackman) is attempting to take an unwilling murder witness (Anne Archer) back to the United States from Canada to testify against a top-level mob boss. Frantically attempting to escape two deadly hit men sent to silence her, they board a Vancouver-bound train only to find the killers are on board with them. For the next 20 hours, as the train hurls through the beautiful but isolated Canadian wilderness, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues in which their ability to tell friend from foe is a matter of life and death.

  1. Peter Hyams

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Jack Leonard

    Story

  3. Martin Goldsmith

    Story

  4. Earl Felton

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gene Hackman

    Gene Hackman

    Robert Caulfield

  2. Anne Archer

    Anne Archer

    Carol Hunnicut

  3. James Sikking

    James Sikking

    Nelson

  4. J.T. Walsh

    J.T. Walsh

    Michael Tarlow

  5. M. Emmet Walsh

    M. Emmet Walsh

    Sergeant Dominick Benti

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Narrow Margin
Narrow Margin

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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 21, 1990
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

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