• Released
  • October 22, 2010
  • (Limited 10/22)
  • R , 1 hr 40 min
  • Drama
    Suspense/Thriller
Inhale Synopsis
A father (Dermot Mulroney) resorts to extreme measures to save the life of his gravely ill daughter.
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85

NPR

By Ella Taylor
What is singular about Inhale is the intelligent way in which plot and character keep opening up the moral landscape so as to complicate...
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75

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Soberly and responsibly, a small but significant film called Inhale, starring the underrated, charismatic and terrifically accomplished...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The final act hits like a gut-punch. Worst fears are confirmed, and the protagonist faces a moral dilemma no father should have to...
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
It takes a while to get there, but Inhale eventually emerges as a tense and morally complex thriller with a devastating twist.
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The film awkwardly mixes political, social and medical issues and ends up being less than the sum of its parts.
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55

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
Like the recent and only slightly less fantastical "Never Let Me Go," Inhale manages little more than a gesture toward untying its bundled...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
You keep rooting for the child to get a new pair of lungs, but all of the beatings, betrayals and bitter ironies leave a bad taste in your...
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40

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Icelandic helmer Baltasar Kormakur ("101 Reykjavik," "Jar City") injects notes of hysteria into the script's frenetic pileup of gratuitous...
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25

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Milks the very real problem of "organ tourism" for all the melodrama and car chases it's worth.
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20

Time Out New York

By Nick Schager
Even with the grungy aesthetics and earnest preaching, Inhale is really nothing but crass topical exploitation, milking this social issue...
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Rated R | For Violence, language and some sexual content