Crossing Over Synopsis
An immigration agent (Harrison Ford) tries to help a woman reunite with her child.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Crossing Over is so eager to go for the emotional jugular that it never quite forges an enlightening point of view.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Kramer takes on a hot, unwieldy topic in Crossing Over -- the dream that immigrants have of U.S. citizenship and the nightmare of achieving...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Harrison Ford - in his best role in years - and Cliff Curtis are the main reasons to see the film.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Some of these stories are fascinating and some are heartbreaking, but together they seem too contrived.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
If Crossing Over is less self-congratulatory than "Crash" about confronting its designated problem, it's just as inept at dramatizing the...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
There is undoubtedly a good movie in the varied experiences of American newcomers. But it would need to involve sagas more urgent and more...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Writer-director Wayne Kramer adds what could be called mainstream threads to his messy script, but the result is simplistic across the...
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The Hollywood Reporter

The film plays like a garish melodrama that reproduces the most ham-fisted, polemical aspects of "Crash."
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A mess.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Wayne Kramer's interlocking saga of immigration in 21st-century America definitely crosses over, from workaday mediocrity to distinctive...
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Crossing Over is Chock Full of Reality

By citizenshipattorney
This is a very good movie. Immigration attorneys and immigrants deal with the reality of our nation's system on a daily basis. We have a very strong immigration system in the US because of the fact...

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By SirThomas47
I saw Crossing Over months ago with four intellectual and articulate adults and to a person thought it to be exceptional in all areas including Sean Penn's performance, which unfortunately he seems...

Crossed out

By moviecritic1111
Kind of a blah movie even with all the star power-Liotta looks and acts really badly. Ford wasn't much better. But if you are a bleeding heart liberal you probably won't care about that and will love...

Crossing Over, Crossed Out!

By alf10022
The cast and the multiple sub-plots had the making of a pretty good movie, but it never connected. Ultimately, it was long, drawn out, poorly played and quite frnakly a complete bore. I would not...

Hard to Find

By largato
Funny how Mall Cop is all over and this movie is impossible to find. The stupidity of the public never fails me....

Crossing Over: Real life depiction

By Indiana19
The movie displays what happens in the country we live in. I rented it because of Harrison Ford being my favorite actor. I not only liked it because he plays in the movie, but how it shows how people...

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By peterj98802
i thought this was a very good movie. having a friend that has just gotten his LPR status, the movie hit close to home. however, the movie is more complex than just immigrants from mexico. it...

Five Word Review

By Drez_Digital
A Compeling Thriller Exploring Immigration...

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By shastadc4
I would not watch this movie. It has no entertainment at all. Do not see it!!!!!!...

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Rated R | For pervasive language, some strong violence and sexuality/nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Intense immigration drama doesn't live up to its intentions.
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