• Released
  • December 7, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 35 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 30 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Brother-and-sister thieves become separated while making their way to Canada with stolen loot.

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75

Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
There's a powerfully creepy sensibility to Deadfall. But the way it handles the messiness of families -- a universal message given vivid...
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75

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Calvin Wilson
Bana ("Munich") makes an effective bad guy. Hunnam portrays Jay as a hero worth rooting for. And Wilde turns in a nuanced performance as a...
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75

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Deadfall is an above-average genre piece with a terrific cast that builds to a bloody Thanksgiving dinner shoot-out I found pretty close to...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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Tonally, Deadfall seems to be aiming somewhere between Sam Raimi's "A Simple Plan" and the brilliant Pine Barrens episode of "The...
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Deadfall suffers most obviously from a sense of not being adequately developed.
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55

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
The movie's violence, although gruesome, flirts with slapstick, and the story appears bound for domestic comedy when all the major...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
Despite a super-dark noir plot and respectable cast, Deadfall is a thriller that never quite delivers on its promise.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
There isn't much to the characters in this morose thriller.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
If Deadfall had more life, it might have been about more than just its wannabe edge. Ruzowitzky, whose 2007 film "The Counterfeiters" won a...
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Wilde is stuck with the harder job of simultaneously playing sexy, innocent, conniving, and heartsore, and the effort appears to give her a...
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Rated R | For Language, Strong Violence and Sexuality
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Violent Thanksgiving-set thriller isn't family friendly.
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