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

By Oliver Lyttelton
A visionary, thrilling work.
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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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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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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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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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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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New Era

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

Hidden Gem

By karmstrong0402
In a summer filled to the brim with sequels (yawn), it's refreshing to see a somewhat original story make it to theaters. Although it starts off where you feel like you missed something already, you...


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...

Must See Movie of the Summer!

By Megn727
I probably wouldn't have wanted to see this movie if it hadn't been for a the controversy surrounding it's North American release, but regardless of my reasons for wanting to go see it, I am so glad...

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...

Don't believe the terrific reviews

By dnew9999
C'mon, really? The acting pretty much sucks. The script is eh. The pace feels slow, even with all the blood bad killing. The plot is somewhat intriguing, but the overall movie is more like a bad...

Amazing worldbuilding

By nagavoluk
This is an engaging piece of cinema.. Never has a full moment in it.. But it flatters at the end where it raises more questions than it answers.....

How does no one know about this movie?


great translation to screen

By GAYellowDog
if you're a fan of graphic novels, you should like this film. Chris Evans definitely had to fall on some acting chops on this one, sorry ladies, and guys like me, no bare chested scenes here. Film is...

Lost Opportunity

By movie_lover_too
To begin, I am not a fan of sci-fi movies but Snowpiercer got such outstanding reviews that I decided to see it. The first third of the movie was interesting; the visual effects throughout were...

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Rated R | For Violence, Language and Drug Content
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