• Released
  • May 24, 2013
  • (NY, LA)
  • R , 1 hr 48 min
  • Romance
  • 658 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: We meet Celine and Jesse nine years after their last rendezvous.

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Critic Ratings

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Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
That’s the subtle level this movie operates on, and by the time it arrives at its powerhouse climax, a ruinous argument in a hotel room...
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100

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
Making a movie this warm, funny, and rigorously truthful about lovers trying to remain partners is even harder.
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100

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Delpy and Hawke, who’ve invested this trilogy with the fine shadings of life lived, do extraordinary things with small moments.
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100

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Whatever a modern love story is, Before Midnight takes it to the next level. It's damn near perfect.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Before Midnight confounds expectations in powerful and even haunting ways. It's not just darker than the previous two films. It's bigger,...
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100

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
Before Midnight—visually stunning, in a late-summer way—is more vital and cutting than another recent marriage picture, Michael Haneke's...
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100

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
It's a rare and powerful thing to confront something honest and real on the big screen. It stays with you in a way that nothing else can....
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100

Variety

By Justin Chang
Honoring all that was memorable about its forebears while taking the story to new depths of catharsis, Before Midnight stands as a unique...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
A rich, smart, funny, sometimes acidic portrayal of a couple who can be spectacular when they’re in tune — and toxic when they’re at each...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Bittersweet, intelligently written, deftly acted and painfully honest.
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Rated R | For Sexual Content/Nudity and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Brilliant, mature third chapter to heartfelt romantic saga.
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