Gone Girl Synopsis
A husband becomes the prime suspect in his wife's disappearance after she vanishes on their fifth wedding anniversary.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Fincher is a fearless filmmaker who understands his audience’s intelligence (not to mention their cinematic blood lust). By the end of Gone...
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Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
It's a hypnotically perverse film, one that redeems your faith in studio smarts (but not, alas, in local law enforcement, tabloid crime...
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By Justin Chang
Surgically precise, grimly funny and entirely mesmerizing over the course of its swift 149-minute running time, this taut yet expansive...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Grimly dark humor and spot-on production design buttress the captivating story and heighten the unnerving atmosphere...Gone Girl will leave...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
Anyone who loved Gone Girl the book will walk out of Gone Girl the movie with a sick grin on their face. You can stop being nervous.
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By James Rocchi
Not only brutal but also brutally funny, Gone Girl mixes top-notch suspenseful storytelling with the kind of razor-edged wit that slashes...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
David Fincher's shockingly good film version of Gone Girl is the date-night movie of the decade for couples who dream of destroying one...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
David Fincher's film version of the Gillian Flynn bestseller Gone Girl is a stealthy, snake-like achievement. It's everything the book was...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
The editing, with so many twists and turns and so many supporting characters needing their due, is without hiccups. And thankfully, there’s...
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By Kate Erbland
Gone Girl is a rare bird: a tricky, weird mystery that benefits from people knowing its twist from the outset.
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A Dark Thriller with Oscar Potential

By ColtonMoondog
This movie absolutely blew my mind. I read the widely popular 2012 novel of the same name and thought I knew what I was walking into. My expectations were thrown out of the water. David Fincher...

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By brucelerner
Maybe one has to read the book in order to have any appreciation for this film, although I highly doubt that that would have made things any better. This was a horribly acted, horribly written and...

If you like suspense--this is your movie!

By merreej915
Just watched "Gone Girl" last night. I had read the book previously and was concerned that since I knew what was going to happen it would ruin the movie. I was very wrong!!!Much of what I had...

By lisaarmele
Went into this movie having not read the book so no expectations.... Wow, was it twisted! All the actors where amazing and believable and likable. So much going on I think I need to see it again......

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By kelleyjdonnell
Thought this movie was very close to the book. Read the book and liked the movie just as much. Even my boyfriend thought it was a good movie....


By emileejbraund
Not sure what all the hype is about. I'll never get that almost three hours of my life back....

VERY disappointed!!!!

By mikeprzybocki
My wife and I saw this movie at the opening time on Thursday evening. I have been a fan of David Fincher's movies and I thought this one would rival or surpass "Se7en". I was completely wrong and...

Too long plot terrible ending pissed me off

By jimelkin572
Don't waste 3 Hours...

Are you serious about that ending??!!

By dstafursky
To start with, the acting was phenomenal. The setting and editing was great. The movie built up rather nicely to the point of his wife revealing that she is truly an evil revengeful person. I...

Waste of Time - Stupid Ending

By pwn7
Here's an idea for a smart artsy movie... Superman loses and the world ends... or Superman dies of brain cancer. People go to movies for entertainment, not so some dip **** can say "I'm such a...

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Rated R | For for a scene of bloody violence, some strong sexual content/nudity, and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Violent, layered adaptation is dark but thrilling.
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