• Released
  • October 24, 2014
  • (Limited (NY and LA) - In Swedish, French and English with English subtitles)
  • R , 1 hr 58 min
  • Drama
Force Majeure (Turist) Synopsis
A Swedish family travels to the French Alps. The sun is shining and the slopes are spectacular but, during a lunch at a mountainside restaurant, an avalanche turns everything upside down.
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Movie Reviews

Critics loved it? That's when you should be careful!

By goldlizsts
The movie was centered around a sudden avalanche, causing snow to be dumped on a family having lunch on the deck of a restaurant. Then, the husband disappeared in the flurries. The wife then blamed...

A Minor Masterpiece

By mbing677
Hilarious and fresh -- like Bunuel shaken up with an off-the-tracks Bergman. Visually audacious, sophisticated, and always unpredictable. Don't miss this one!...

I wasted 1 hr 58 min of my life.

By mpreihs
This was painfully slow to watch. It went nowhere and never picked up the pace. Don't know what's up with the critics?They sure missed it on this one. The movie sucked! Don't waste your time....


By dbaggett1
Nothing happens. Rip off...

Terrific movie--funny, human, and real

By laurafurman2012200
A spontaneous, unconscious act by the father of a family on vacation throws a bright light on the marriage's disarray and the need of the parents to protect their children from nuance by telling them...

By vpraxis
Very good movie. Simple or simplistic.... Great insight onto marriage and relationship. What has romance got to do w it all?!?! I wonder?!?!...

Disturbing, at depth.

By Nedzo
The combination of this psychologic and symbolic exploration of the meanings of family, bravery, cowardice, and existential fear set in a starkly cold and foreign environment makes the mind reel and...

A little slow but interesting

By paulette10583
I have to admit that this movie is thought provoking about a man's role in the family's life. It is well done. The family is on a ski vacation; The mood set is somewhat surreal. Sorry I'm not better...

Spectacular tale of familial affection,human endurance on the ski slope

By markfredrickson

By chayes738
Although it was critically acclaimed, it was a disappointment....

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Rated R | For Some Language and Brief Nudity