100

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
Even in a season of apocalyptic films, these facts are really, really scary.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I don't know when I've seen a thriller more frightening. I couldn't tear my eyes from the screen. Collapse is even entertaining, in a macabre sense. I think you owe it to yourself to see it.
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
You may want to dispute Ruppert, but more than that you'll want to hear him, because what he says -- right or wrong, prophecy or paranoia -- takes up residence in your mind.
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90

Variety

Unnervingly persuasive much of the time, and merely riveting when it's not.
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75

Portland Oregonian

By Shawn Levy
If any of what he says makes sense to you -- and even if it’s only a small piece, it’s terrifying -- then you’ll want to invest in gold and organic seeds and friendly relations with your nearest neighbors. You know: JUST IN CASE.....
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63

Washington Post

Think of Collapse as the anti-"2012." Not because this dour doc is any more optimistic about the future than that recent apocalyptic spectacular but because its vision of disaster is delivered not through expensive special effects but by a talking head.
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60

Time Out New York

By David Fear
While this totally impartial approach is admirable, it also robs Collapse of any invested sensibility. Smith has given this bull a stage on which to rage, but why the filmmaker has bothered to mount the platform in the first place is, frustratingly, anybody’s guess.
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50

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
If nothing else, while watching Ruppert, you'll believe he believes this stuff.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It would have been helpful had Smith put his words into some sort of context, allowing others to assess his theories. Instead there's simply Ruppert, talking, raging and warning, as if his very life depended on it.
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25

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Boring.
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71 out of 100
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