• Released
  • December 4, 2013
  • (12/4 Limited, 12/6 Wide)
  • R , 1 hr 56 min
  • Drama
    Suspense/Thriller
Out of the Furnace Synopsis
A man is lured into one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast - a mistake that will almost cost him everything.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Bale has given a number of memorable performances, but this just might be his best work to date.
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
It's Bale, and his almost biblical quest for justice, who burns his way into your soul.
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90

Variety

By Scott Foundas
Cooper seems to make actors feel safe and willing to expose themselves in ways they ordinarily might not, and time and again he takes...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Like “The Deer Hunter” — from which it swipes its Keystone State milieu, its haunted veterans, and its self-endangerment metaphor — Out of...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
In the meaty bad guy role, Harrelson entertainingly goes all the way, putting him way out there on the ledge with any of your favorite...
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75

The Playlist

By Charlie Schmidlin
The film is luckily powered by a powerful trio of performances at its core, and a unique, unpredictable structure that constantly reframes...
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75

Slant Magazine

By R. Kurt Osenlund
What this movie finally boils down to is a deceptively simple tale of two brothers, and of being one's brother's keeper, and of seeking...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Bale's is a pitch-perfect, understated performance in this involving neo-noir thriller.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Scott Cooper, who directed and co-wrote Out of the Furnace, empathizes with people who feel their lives have hit a dead end (his previous...
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60

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
Cooper may have gone overboard in delineating the hardships of blue-collar life in Out of the Furnace. But he has a gift for getting actors...
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Rated R | For for strong violence, language and drug content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 17 & under Strong performances in grim, violent revenge tale.
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