Proof Synopsis
A woman helps her father, a brilliant mathematician, contend with mental illness.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
An extraordinary thriller... The film centers on two remarkable performances, by Gwyneth Paltrow and Hope Davis.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Proof is proof that you can drain most of the juice out of a play and still have an enjoyable night at the movies.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Once you get past that golden swag and curtain of hair, Paltrow's performance is devastating, cutting to the pith and marrow of...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Proof proves undeniably that the intimacy of a stage play can be re-created powerfully on screen.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Gwyneth Paltrow is triumphant in this somewhat derivative and overly stage-bound film.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
In Proof, Paltrow plays yet another young woman who is being gnawed at by termites of instability, only this time out, her performance,...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Who knew a drama about numbers could be so thrilling?
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A goopy Gwyneth Paltrow movie.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Madden directed Paltrow in the play on the London stage, but he does his "Shakespeare in Love" goddess no favors by filling the screen with...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
I wish I could report the arrival of an impressive movie, but this one, for all its ostensibly big ideas about mathematics and wounded...
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good movie

By 007_BEAUTY
vary interesting movie, thought provocking...two thumbs up....

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Rated PG-13 | For some sexual content, language and drug references
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Sometimes insightful, sometimes banal. Teens+.
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