Two Minute Warning (1976) - Rotten Tomatoes

Two Minute Warning (1976)



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A nightmare of fear and panic unfolds as a lone gunman sets his sights on a sell-out crowd at a championship football game. Academy Award Nominations: Best Film Editing.

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Critic Reviews for Two Minute Warning

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I thought perhaps the movie would at least include a little pop sociology to soften its blood-letting. Not a chance. It's a cheerfully unashamed exploitation of two of our great national preoccupations, pro football and guns.

September 27, 2015 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

There is just enough energy remaining to make Two-Minute Warning an amusing time waster.

September 27, 2015 | Full Review…

An off-the-beaten-track story of a football stadium crowd menaced by a sniper, combined with above-average plotting, acting and direction.

September 27, 2015 | Full Review…

Efficient enough as formula suspense, but it fails to confront the implications of its subject, preferring instead evasiveness and fast cynicism to pull it through.

September 27, 2015 | Full Review…
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Two Minute Warning, about a mad sniper in a crowded football stadium, has the suspense, the compassion, the human vision and the individual nuance you would expect in a movie about a foot stepping on an anthill.

September 27, 2015 | Full Review…

Larry Peerce's technical skill and all these stars unfortunately don't add any sense to the script which leads from ominous to disasters with little intelligence along the way.

November 10, 2021 | Full Review…

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