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A father struggles to protect his newborn daughter as floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina rise in New Orleans.
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Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
The film stirs richer, truer feelings once it becomes a one-man show. This is due both to Heisserer's and Walker's skill — the tension is...
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The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
Heisserer is able to keep the thrills coming while maintaining an emotional tether to the character and the situation. While occasionally...
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The A.V. Club

By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Though a screenwriter by profession, Heisserer proves to be more economical with style than storytelling. Like a few too many contemporary...
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By Susan Wloszczyna
Heisserer doesn't get everything right, but he sure knows how to milk a taut ending, including a miraculous final shot, one that would have...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Most of the movie elicits tense empathy, which builds to a genuinely nerve-wracking sense of dread.
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The Dissolve

By Mike D'Angelo
From the evidence here, Walker’s forte may have been not action but stillness—a knack for embodying ordinary Joes without any fussiness....
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
One only wishes Walker had stronger, better developed material instead of a promising drama that eventually unravels and seems overlong...
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Time Out New York

Though Walker, in his most demanding part, does his best to transcend his characteristically bro-ish demeanor, he’s ultimately failed by...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Walker has few “big” scenes, no memorable dialogue and plays up the exhaustion, which tamps down the emotions of his performance. So even...
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Slant Magazine

By Tomas Hachard
The film's fealty to history is both unnecessary and a hindrance, pulling us out of a story that could have easily been set in an anonymous...
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Great storyline

By GypsyWoman516
First thing first. I am a HUGE fan of Paul Walker since seeing Pleasantville. Hence my interest in seeing this movie when I saw the trailer before he died. With that being said, storyline was...

Beautiful film

By tammy123z
Paul Walker's acting is amazing, he is almost the only one in the movie and builds emotions off himself. Flashbacks provide laughs. Touching story....

By alvarezana27
This movie was badly written and extremely boring. Don't waste your time or money like I did!...


By gigo0201
it really make you feel how hard he had a relationship with is onscreen wife and onscreen baby. we will all miss you :-"(...


By mirandaburris7
I thought it was amazing because it showed a side of him that no one has really seen on camera before. You can tell he was a good father and was a really sincere person. Good movie, I recommend it....


By smartinez39011
I haven't seen it yet but it's a "MUST GO" with capital letters! I could care less if the movie was a flop, which I know it's not gonna be for the simple fact that Paul Walkers in it, nevertheless...

Worth the watch

By spider41
Paul did a amazing job, should be recognized for some type of award!...

By robmoviefan
It was alright cried in the end sad movie...

Very boring movie

By aakwhitle

Really good

By egr319
Loved Paul's performance and the story as well!...

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Rated PG-13 | For Drug Material, Violence and Thematic Elements