5.91 h 55 min1996PG-13
Both ends of a New York City tunnel collapse, trapping hundreds of motorists beneath the Hudson River - can one man lead the commuters to daylight before the river wipes out the tunnel?
Rob L. CohenRob Cohen
Vanessa Bell CallowayRosemary ForsytheRosemary Forsyth
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Sylvester StalloneAmy BrennemanViggo MortensenDan HedayaJay O. SandersKaren YoungClaire BloomVanessa Bell CallowayRenoly SantiagoColin FoxDanielle HarrisTrina McGee-DavisMarcello ThedfordSage StalloneJo AndersonMark RolstonRosemary ForsythLuoyong WangBarry NewmanStan Shaw
John DavisJoseph M. SingerDavid T. Friendly
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4.6 out of 5 stars

2332 global ratings

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  3. 7% of reviews have 3 stars
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Brian allgierReviewed in the United States on February 26, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Love it.
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So I saw a made for TV movie a thousand years sgo..."short walk to daylight "..people on a 70's subway..and something happens to trap them on both sides...i was young but that movie has been stuck in my brain since I saw thought this might be a remake...i think it is of sorts..they just changed everything.......but the tension is awesome..the thrills there.
.a tragic death....and this time we get Sylvester Stallone!!...Love the movie...very happy.
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S. ElmerReviewed in the United States on July 3, 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
Cheesy but enjoyable 90's Stallone action
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Basically it's the Poseidon Adventure, except instead of escaping from a capsized ship the motley crew must escape from a partially collapsed underwater tunnel running between NY and NJ. Turn your brain (mostly) off and let Sly entertain you and you'll have a bit of fun. Worth $2.99 rental.
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TDAWG107Reviewed in the United States on February 2, 2016
5.0 out of 5 stars
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This was one of the best Sylvester Stallone movies that got overlooked in my opinion. Coming off the box office hit Cliffhanger, this disaster film hits just the right tone of action, drama, and tenderness. Sure it has to pay dues to disaster films of the past such as The Poseidon Adventure and The Towering Inferno but all disaster movie have to do that. Stallone is very good here as a every man who tries to help those in need and right a wrong in his life. It was a modest box office hit in the US but did big business overseas. If you have not seen it, grab a copy and some popcorn for a Friday night and have fun. Highly recommended movie.
8 people found this helpful
LTReviewed in the United States on November 26, 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
Okay Movie!
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This movie was just okay. The acting was a little overdone which was a little disappointing and I was also incredibly disappointed with the quality of the video. The sound kept cutting in and out making it distracting and difficult to hear certain parts. I would not rent this movie again.
LawrenceReviewed in the United States on November 1, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
This movie never got enough Daylight
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Forgotten gem of Stallone's the character development was good.
Movie focuses on people's fears and doubts and trusting each other in a crisis.
4 people found this helpful
W M BReviewed in the United States on September 13, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great movie.
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One of my favorite movies from Stallone that isn't recognized enough.
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Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on September 26, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Little known good movie
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Loved this movie. Saw it many years ago. Nice to see Stallone in a non Rocky role. Even husband sat through entire movie. That was a positive review!
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Cassidy Z.Reviewed in the United States on June 28, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
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Been wanted to watch, see available on prime and got it. This is a good watch 🎬 🎞 🎥
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