• Released
  • January 19, 2003
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 31 min
  • Suspense/Thriller
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Fear X Synopsis
A Wisconsin security guard (John Turturro) searches for his wife's killer.
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100

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
This thriller is ingeniously woven with motifs suggesting the difficulty of seeing and understanding truth, and substitutes psychological...
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80

Variety

By Scott Foundas
A supremely elegant, meditative thriller.
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70

L.A. Weekly

By Scott Foundas
Turturro keeps Fear X fascinating, practically in spite of itself.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Barely credible, but in the hands of the film's dedicated minimalists, "barely" is enough, and they turn the precious little they have to...
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The movie is so glacially paced and underdeveloped that it often feels as numb as its grieving hero.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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Muddled.
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50

Film Threat

By Merle Bertrand
A tedious, snail-paced mess.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Ultimately Fear X feels more like an intellectual exercise than a convincing drama.
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40

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Turturro's sweaty, lumpen Cain is a profoundly disagreeable guide down the rabbit hole of hallucinatory paranoia.
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38

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A pretentious, unsatisfying and ultra-slow-moving thriller.
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Rated PG-13 | For Intense Thematic Material