• Released
  • December 17, 2010
  • (Limited 12/17/10; Expands 12/25/10; Wide Release 1/14/11)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 31 min
  • Drama

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Nicole Kidman is just astonishing in Rabbit Hole - subtle, fierce, brutally funny, tender when you least expect it, and battered by the feelings that hit her when she forgets to duck.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Rabbit Hole is a personal project for Kidman - she produced the film after falling in love with the play - and it seems to have revived the quickness in her. That ice-blue gaze has found its focus again, and it looks deep into the one thing none of us want to face.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Profound and superbly acted, with a moving script superbly adapted from David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer-winning play.
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By Stephanie Zacharek
Director John Cameron Mitchell - adapting David Lindsay-Abaire's play - has a surprisingly deft touch with this admittedly downbeat material; he builds dramatic intensity in subtle layers, rather than slapping it on with a trowel.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Nicole Kidman places the bereaved heroine of Rabbit Hole in a nether land between life and not-quite-life. Her beautiful performance transcends the specifics of the script, which David Lindsay-Abaire adapted from his play of the same name.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Wrenching, poignant, and quietly healing.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Eckhart shows a new kind of foreboding anger. He's powerful as a man who will do anything to crack the ice.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The film does achieve moments of catharsis, but it can be heavy going.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
As a viewing experience, the film is by turns heartrending and stultifying, but mostly stultifying.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Kidman is able to draw you in even as the movie's solemn, morbid obviousness wears you out.
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76 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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