• Released
  • April 19, 2013
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 5 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • 7,625 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: A stranger's arrival triggers one man's (Tom Cruise) battle to save mankind.

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Critic Ratings

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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
After a slow start, this is the rare film that gets better as it goes along. The story, about two scientists working in a post-apocalyptic...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Oblivion is an absolutely gorgeous film dramatically caught between its aspirations for poetic romanticism and the demands of heavy sci-fi...
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67

Film.com

By William Goss
Glaringly indebted to several earlier works and the film overall remains beholden to one established brand above all others: Tom Cruise.
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65

NPR

By Scott Tobias
Oblivion occupies an awkward no-man's-land between escapist space adventure and heady science fiction, but it's neither thrilling enough...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
By the end of the film, Leo is beginning to sound suspiciously like HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey. Robotic, and more than a little peeved.
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63

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Oblivion is a lot like its star: clean, cold, efficient, increasingly overblown, and not a little inexplicable.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Oblivion is a slick spectacle — seeing the humorless but ultra-fit Tom Cruise wrestle with himself might be worth the price of admission...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

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Oblivion has enough special-effects artistry to keep you distracted for a while. But all the eye candy in the world can’t mask the...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
For all the bells and whistles – an electronic score by M83, a screen-busting Imax presentation and Cruise going full throttle – Oblivion...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The mystery posed by Oblivion as a whole is why its mysteries are posed so clumsily, and worked out so murkily.
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Im confused...

By elvie3sons
i have no idea why all the critics and other people rate oblivion really low. this movie deserves a LOT more credit for the story line and acting. Tom Cruise was amazing as Jack Harper, and i thought...

Waste of time

By poohbearspunk
This movie was so boring I wanted to punch myself in the face, it was so bad that I laughed in the theatre it is a terrible movie very bad same with Elysium same concept, they both sucked butt...

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Rated PG-13 | For Nudity, Brief Strong Language, Sci-Fi Action Violence and Some Sensuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Stylized sci-fi entertains; expect deaths, sexy stuff.
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