Source Code Synopsis
A soldier awakes in the body of a commuter who witnessed a train explosion.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Director Duncan Jones achieves a strange and winning amalgam, a gripping action film that also works as poetry.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Among all the chess-piece players on the board, the star is the only one who really builds a solid emotional foundation for his character.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The first film in a while to have a decent heart while quickening your pulse.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
I'm still not sure what "source code" means here. I suspect the actors, the director, and the screenwriter haven't a clue either. But the...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Working from a tight script by Ben Ripley, Jones creates scary, hairy, high-octane tension. Disbelief? Suspended, until the logic lapses...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A high-octane mind game best enjoyed by following a key character's advice: "The Source Code is a gift. Don't squander it by thinking."
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By Scott Tobias
Based on its thrillingly fractured first half - not to mention "Moon" in its entirety - Jones seems much smarter than he allows the film to...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The movie boils down to one character, acting under enormous pressures of space and time, racing to solve a mystery. In this case, that may...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
Gyllenhaal is particularly unsuited to this role, his saucer eyes flashing from calm to crazed.
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Somewhere under all that bloat is the greatest short subject of all time.
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An IMPRESSIVE & thought-provoking sci-fi thriller

By jimchudnow
[ As posted with film poster & PHOTOS at: = ] ... On a commuter train going thru the Chicago area, we see a man named Colter (JAKE G)who’s being spoken to by his...

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By rickleon111
I disliked the film because it had too many replays of the same subplot albeit marginally changed. The actors were of good stock but their roles were one dimensional and very simple and monotonous....

Not much else out there right now

By bikerdiverstud
We went to it cause we wanted to see a movie and this looked to be the most promising out of the rest of the sub-par movies out right now. It held your interest for the duration of the film, but...

Good, but not compelling

By heringfamily
I enjoyed the movie as a fun action picture. As a sci-fi picture, I saw at least one hole that left me unsatisfied at the end. The premise raises some interesting moral, ethical questions for the...

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By Asianfreak
70 out of 100 Everything "was" okay but still mind-controlling entertainment....

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By cmguerra

Suspend disbelief and watch the movie in the theater, not in the reviews...

By macblastoff
No spoiler content: I usually start with professional reviews a week before an upcoming film I've been itching to see. Unless there is a common thread that all the critics sieze on, I usually go by...

Better Than Inception

By UniversalCitizen
I enjoyed Source Code. I read a lot of SciFi and am always wanting Hollywood to take more risks with good SciFi instead of regurgitating the same crap over and over and remaking the remakes. I liked...

E for Effort

By astralex
A difficult premise to pull off, but kudos to the filmmakers for their attention to continuity and detail throughout the narrative process. Fine performances, gripping plot, and excellent...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some violence including disturbing images, and for language
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Common Sense Media says Taut thriller delivers explosive images, sci-fi twists.
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