One Night Stand
One Night Stand (1997)

A man's brief fling threatens to ruin what he values most in life in this drama. Max Carlyle (Wesley Snipes) lives in California, where he has a successful career directing television commercials and is happily married to Mimi (Ming-Na… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 14, 1997
DVD Release Date: March 31, 1998
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Critic Score: 32% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

The acting hits all the right notes, especially Wesley Snipes as a married man drawn into a fling with a stranger (Nastassja Kinski) and Robert Downey Jr. in a stripped-down portrait of a gay man dying of AIDS.

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Malcolm Johnson
Hartford Courant

Showcases one of Figgis' primary strengths: his gift for drawing superb performances from actors.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Suffers from its aloof and uninviting approach.

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Jason Bailey

Figgis most adroitly keys in on the delicacy and tentativeness of his main couple's interactions, most of them non-verbal, and how they accumulate into an attraction that neither can ignore-not that they want to.

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Caffeinated Clint
Film Threat

A memorable motion picture with four fiery performances

Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

Winds up being a stylish soap opera more 'lit' than enlightening.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The result is peculiar: I liked almost everything about the film except for the central relationship, which struck me as just an excuse for everything else.

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Fred Topel

Boring adultery drama, but nice Ming-na nude scene.

Scott Weinberg

Three of the most obnoxious people ever born...all in one movie!

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Without Wesley Snipes this movie would have failed. Interesting turn of events bring two married cheaters together in a complete twist of events throughout the… More
Michael Gildea
Not as good as it thinks it is.
Michael S
I like it...
Kevin L
This movie was so bad and confusing. What the hell!? Dont watch this stupid piece of crap people!
Dean McKenna
This Wesley Snipes' drama movie is good, but rather bogus reationalization of the main characters' actions takes the bite out of a seductively… More
Leo L
Fantastic film!