Dirty Pretty Things Synopsis
A hotel receptionist convinces immigrants to each give up a kidney in exchange for a passport.
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
All told, the best ensemble cast I've seen this year.
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100

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
A crackerjack thriller, laced with labyrinthine mysteries, moral quandaries and unspeakable evil.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Finally, a real movie!
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The strength of the thriller genre is that it provides stories with built-in energy and structure. The weakness is that thrillers often...
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80

Wall Street Journal

The thriller aspect of this work, happily, doesn't overshadow its real beauty -- its stark portrayal of the nightmare despair of aliens,...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
This is the meatiest role Tautou has had post-''Amelie'' and she drops the zombie-pixie act for once, giving us a character who's caught in...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Fueled by gripping suspense, dark humor and outraged humanity, the film is a modern horror story that means to shake you, and does.
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Things will not be a big concession-stand movie because the floating heart is our introduction to a cottage industry we hope won't catch...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Frears story's grotesque subject offers an opportunity for a sick audience payoff that is more "Death Wish" than social commentary, and he...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Jammed with banner-ready political rhetoric, and the relentlessness of the lectures is wearying. The plot, on the other hand, is a standard...
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Rated R | For Sexual Content, Language and Disturbing Images