• Released
  • August 28, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 36 min
  • Suspense/Thriller
  • 350 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Former lovers find their lives in danger after joining the legal defense team of a terrorist.

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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
In addition to Bana and Hall, Jim Broadbent is outstanding in a couple of scenes, as a government official, watching from the sidelines and...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The satisfactions of the film are in seeing what a screen full of excellent players can do to steer you around the holes. Bana never quite...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Director John Crowley trots his crew around London, working up a suitable amount of suspense. And paranoia.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The movie is low-key but each scene is packed with information. Full understanding demands full attention.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Not only an intelligent, well-told and deftly acted story, it provides refreshing counter-programming in a season filled with noisy,...
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70

Variety

By Peter Debruge
[A] slick, smarter-than-usual conspiracy yarn.
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63

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
It’s filmed with a sharp eye and filled with good performances.
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50

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Closed Circuit is not a tense thriller about the new era of surveillance — it's a tepid thriller about the old notion that no leader can be...
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Instead of all-seeing, it’s more like seen it all before.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
This is a well-made, topical thriller with a top-notch cast — but the script and the directorial/editing choices undercut nearly every...
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Rated R | For Language and brief violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Disappointing English thriller has some violence, drugs.
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