Next Synopsis
An agent tries to convince a clairvoyant to help her prevent a nuclear detonation in Los Angeles.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Wildly ridiculous and thoroughly entertaining thriller.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A watchably absurd popcorn flick about a man who can see two minutes into the future.
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By James Berardinelli
This isn't a bad movie; it's watchable but the direction in which the filmmakers choose to take it results in a vague sense of...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Ultimately, Next is just the next Nic Cage vehicle, another quirky story that allows him to do his patented neurotic balancing act in an...
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Next begins to seriously embarrass itself and its stars -- except for Biel, surprisingly, who manages to escape with a shred of dignity,...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Tamahori attempts to cover the ludicrousness of the story with a wickedly fast pace and sensational action set pieces. And in a film more...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It starts exploring different facets of its premise and transforms itself into a fairly competent suspense thriller. That's enough to make...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Despite an outlandish premise, Next suffers from being too conventional.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
This implausible action thriller also stars Julianne Moore as an FBI agent who sees Cage's two-bit Vegas act and decides he can...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
An immediately forgettable action pic directed with a blowtorch by Lee Tamahori.
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This movie gets a 7/10

By tae712
This movie was a clever twist on an already worn-out idea - the ability to tell the future. At times it was a little confusing, and a little unbelievable (and I don't mean the fact that Nicolas Cage...

HORRIBLE !!!!!!!

By bekind2pets
Why would Nicholas Cage agree to act in this movie? It looks low budget (the FBI nerve center to prevent a stolen atomic weapon from being detonated was the size of my living would think...

Thanks to all who have REVIEWED this movie WITHOUT SEEING IT

By Jock_Sherlock
NEXT is apparently about all of those who can see into the future as you probably do everyday....

Definitely one to own!

By HerCrystalness
I loved this movie! After reading mixed reviews and some that said the ending sucked, I wasn't sure I wanted to see this one. I went anyway, and I'm very glad I did. Those people who said they...

The reviews did not do this movie justice

By robcarver67
I never listen to reviewers. This movie has a very exciting plot and Nicholas Cage once again gives a great performance. This movie had a lot of action as I come to expect from his movies. The...


By frwong1941
I thought the movie was very well done. There was a lot of action with good actors. Nicholis Cage was good and Jessica Biel was drop dead gorgeous. It was a very entertaining movie....

Good movie

By debhawes16
it was action packed and kept me on the edge of my seat......

Totally Suprised

By highwaytohell90
I Was To Say The Least Totally Suprised About How Good This Movie Was. It's Definately Worth Seeing. I Have Never Seen A Movie That Had Nicholas Cage In It That Wasn't Good....


By ironman15
this was not a good movie at all. Nicholas Cage was good, but everybody else was not. the plot was good and it sounded like it will be a good movie. but it was not. the special effects were not...

HOT Graphics

By Kphar69
This movie "for me" blew my socks off, fantastic action, great graphics, and plot was amazing. I will see this again and buy the DVD when it comes out. Nichalas Cage Was fantastic !!...

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Rated PG-13 | For intense sequences of violent action, and some language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Predictable Cage sci-fi tale may entertain teens.
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