Snowpiercer Synopsis
During Earth's second ice age, less-fortunate passengers aboard a supertrain plan a revolt.
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CineVue

By Patrick Gamble
Snowpiercer evolves steadily, growing richer with every step and slowly feeding us morsels of information - enriching this ludicrous...
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100

HitFix

By Drew McWeeny
The action sequences in the film are spectacular, and there's one in particular that I think is an all-timer, both in the way it's imagined...
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100

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Sprung from a 1982 French graphic novel and bearing its era’s trickle-down tensions, Snowpiercer is a headlong rush into conceptual lunacy...
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100

The Playlist

By Oliver Lyttelton
A visionary, thrilling work.
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88

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
An upscale, high-concept $40 million futuristic epic by the visionary South Korean director Bong Joon-ho. It’s too gruesome to recommend to...
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88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Don’t miss it — this is enormously fun visionary filmmaking, with a witty script and a great international cast.
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88

RogerEbert.com

If the name "Gilliam" set off a little tremor of excitement when you heard it that is no accident because, with its combination of...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bruce Ingram
Bong, above all, is a world-class visual stylist, and he proves that again here with a few dazzling flourishes, despite Snowpiercer’s...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A rare hybrid that perfectly blends the dazzle of a futuristic action thriller with the intellectual substance of an art film.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A slambam sci-fi thriller with a brain, a heart and an artful sense of purpose. You're in for a wild whoosh of a ride.
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HAVEN'T SEEN IT YET, BUT..........

By Bluebell123
This film has received ratings between 88% and 100% from top critics and very high praise from fans. Why is it stuck in art houses? I saw coming attractions, and it most definitely requires a big...

New Era

By shanerodriguez06
This is one of my favorite films of 2014. A must see mind blowing adventure....

Weird but good

By mashinmonkey
It's an interesting movie that keeps you guessing I would watch again....

Brutally good flim

By gbtmSF
Tense and fast paced....

See this movie, clever exciting and fun!

By lordmaul1
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Great movie, should have been a summer blockbuster

By carlosproctor
What a great movie! The acting was done SO well! They made us laugh, gasp and shout cheers several times throughout. Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton and Octavia Spencer were A+ in this film. It had so...

Snowpiercer

By markcutler
Interesting, but the mindless violence was drawn out way too long - well after the point was made that the people in the back of the train were desperate. This would have been a much better film if...

Like a weird dream that you can't wait to go back to sleep and finish having

By FScottH
It's not logical, but you'll understand. Don't try to rationalize the details, but be sure to follow them. Everything that goes around comes around. You won't walk out fearful of a global...

Snowpiercer

By ginalombarda
Depressing, grim, violent, disturbing use of children. Just awful. If you watch this and think it funny, then I worry that you have become desensitized to violence....

Powerful Ride

By eblag7
Excellent film making, intriguing plot and execution. It grabs you and doesn't let go. Equally emotional and intellectual involving. Should be seen be all Science fictions fans and many who aren't....

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Rated R | For Violence, Language and Drug Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Brutal post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller has big themes.
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