Seraphim Falls Synopsis
In 1868 a determined hunter and four hired gunmen relentlessly pursue an injured man across Nevada.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
You could say that Seraphim Falls, was no better than the typical Westerns of the 1950s and '60s--which I think underrates it. But those...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
This is an entertaining Western with some earnest ideas about forgiveness, redemption and the loss of innocents.
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75

Premiere

By Ethan Alter
Neeson and Brosnan, along with the beautiful location photography from DP John Toll, keeps you involved even when Von Ancken's heavy-handed...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A psychological drama with an intriguing ambiguity that challenges the viewer's loyalties and preconceived notions. For the first half of...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Neeson and Brosnan are supremely well-matched foils, though I do wish that the filmmaker, David Von Ancken, had lent his sparsely mythic...
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63

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Television director David Von Ancken's metaphorical revenge Western wears its influences on its sleeve, but adds nothing to the genre that...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
A beautifully shot (by Oscar-winning cinematographer John Toll) but dramatically empty pursuit picture set in the untamed West.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Before long, though, things take a turn from simplicity to sententiousness, then to surreal silliness, and finally to a mano-à-mano...
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The biblically themed Seraphim Falls moseys along very slowly, climaxing with a lengthy series of flashbacks and an appearance by Anjelica...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
A Western short on dialogue and long on pomposity, is little more than an extended chase scene down a snow-filled mountaintop to a desert...
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Seraphim Falls

By sulejo
If you can sit still until the last twenty minutes, the movie then gets interesting. I was bored to death until then, because there is no understanding of why the events are ocurring. It's just a...

Seraphim Falls is a great movie

By dixonroach
It's worth seeing on the big screen, has superb performances... I'm not sure why it's called Seraphim Falls though....

Slow but good

By moviefan35
Generally good western with slow points, but well acted, great backgrounds, and a strong start....

Captivating and with Quality, Despite Another Pursuit Film

By GlennWarren
The film was done with quality and intrigue, despite being yet another film about someone being relentlessly pursued. Pierce Brosnan and Liam Neeson's roles were very well acted--enough so to keep...

borrring

By captaincb
for 2 very fine actors to be in this picture youthink it would be a decent movie,wrong,it wasa long drawn out chase with no reasoning why and  is was not until the end you knew and itreally...

Chase to Hell ?

By Spacer
This move reminds me of The Naked Prey (1966), a relentless chase with little dialog. It does get a bit meta physical at the very end, but it still delivers by giving the audience a glimpse into two...

A new entry in the American Western pantheon?

By gilded
A thrilling, tight film that I think has the potential to included in the pantheon of greatest American Westerns. Wonderful acting from Pierce Brosnan and a somewhat less impressive, but nonetheless...

Seraphim Falls

By courty
Boring! Very uninspired ending - too many obvious practical errors in latter part of show on the desert....

seraphim falls

By normbo
started well then bogged down and got boring....

Seraphim Falls

By toxicology collector
It was a good western! I went because there are not enough made! It had alot of action! I love both Liam and Pierce so that is why I went!...

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Rated R | For violence and brief language