• Released
  • October 8, 2010
  • (Limited 10/8)
  • R , 1 hr 31 min
  • Suspense/Thriller
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60

The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
Several varieties of creepy run through As Good as Dead, a gruesomely alluring tale of long-simmering revenge.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
This taut but cliched little thriller is like "Wait Until Dark" with neo-Nazis.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
A rote captivity drama with aspirations of sociopolitical relevance, As Good as Dead has nothing to say about torture or racism and little excitement to offer as compensation.
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20

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
It's hardly worth slogging through a full hour of unexplained bondage and a so-bombastic-it-seems-sarcastic score, only to be rewarded with a plea for tolerance that's both insincere and inept.
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20

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
A muddled script, spatially confounding direction and four thesps seemingly acting in four different movies are only a few of the problems with the misbegotten political thriller As Good as Dead.
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34 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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