• Released
  • July 6, 2011
  • 1 hr 23 min
  • Crime Thriller
    Thriller
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100

The Hollywood Reporter

Lucas Belvaux's Rapt is two movies, both excellent, for the price of one.
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90

Variety

By Jordan Mintzer
The issues come clashing together in an explosive package that, despite some snafus, remains fairly riveting to the end.
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83

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
Progressing with a coldly observational pace, Rapt often strains its drawn-out structure, creating a lethargic experience despite essentially taking the form of a Bressonian suspense-thriller.
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80

Boxoffice Magazine

By Wade Major
Compellingly taut and existentially thoughtful, this exceptional Euro-American hybrid is perfectly pitched for the kind of crossover success previously enjoyed by Guillaume Canet's 2006 surprise hit "Tell No One."
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75

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Rapt is smooth, cool, and efficient. It's a movie with very little wasted motion - or, for much of its length, wasted emotion.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Yvan Attal and Anne Consigny give understated but powerful performances as Graff and his wife, Françoise. Although a bit too long, Rapt makes for compelling viewing.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
What lends Rapt its fascination is that it represents such a dramatic fall from grace for its hero.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
As thrillers go, Rapt is long on intellect and short on action, a virtue to some degree, though not entirely.
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63

Slant Magazine

It presents itself in a sleek suit and tie, carrying itself from the moment it enters the room with a steadfast gait that suggests there's no dotted line it can't get us to agree to sign.
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60

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
Belvaux's tension-building setup is stellar; the follow-through, less so.
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72 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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