The Hidden

The Hidden

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When average, law-abiding citizens suddenly turn to a life of hedonistic behaviour and violent crime, Detective Tom Beck (Michael Nouri) is tasked with helping young FBI agent Lloyd Gallagher (Kyle MacLachlan) determine the cause in this sci-fi thriller.

1987Rating: R96 minsUSAThird Elm Street Venture, Heron Communications, Mega Entertainment, New Line Cinema
HorrorScience FictionThriller

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The Hidden | Reviews

74%31 reviews

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

If The Hidden were less obvious, it might have been a zinger of a sci-fi action flick. But this cinematic presentation, now available on home video, is too predictable, and even though wickedly fun at times, it's only halfway as awesome as it might have been.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The movie is mostly a series of automobile chases through Los Angeles, but there is also some humor.

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Variety

Variety

The Hidden is a well-constructed thriller, directed with swift assurance by Jack Sholder, brought down by an utterly conventional sci-fi ending.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

This is a rare kind of pulp; it's boisterously destructive, funny and, at the same time, almost serene.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

A sleeper that talks like a thriller and walks like a thriller, but has more brains than the average thriller.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

A textbook example of how a B-movie can transcend its origins and budgetary constraints through craft, imagination, and all-around resourcefulness.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Hands down the best movie ever made about a homicidal alien slug...

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The Hidden | Release Details

The Hidden is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV.