The Forgotten Synopsis
A psychiatrist (Gary Sinise) tells a woman (Julianne Moore) her dead son never existed.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Turns out to be a grade-A B-movie that grounds its thrills in particulars of time, place, and character, so that when the time comes to...
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75

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
This is a movie that earns its suspense and validates its emotions, especially its examination of the bond between mother and child.
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63

Chicago Tribune

The stylish and imaginative imagery in director Joseph Ruben's film, not to mention the parapsychological twists and mysteries, evoke the...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A thriller of carefully cultivated murk. It's enigmatic in the worst sense, in that every explanation for what's going on holds less water...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Carla Meyer
The picture never comes out from under the weight of its dreariness, despite fine acting, foot chases and conspiracy theories galore.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Sustains a few icy chills, but a mix of genres muddles the story.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The last act, when the movie falls apart like a cheap toy, is both a deus ex machina and an anticlimax.
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38

USA Today

By Mike Clark
All this dreary movie has is a terrible whodunit payoff.
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25

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Tedious and incoherent thriller.
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10

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's "The Sixth Sense" as nonsense, "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" without the sunshine. Or the mind.
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The Forgotten review

By Therumrunner5
Cable...

By ladyfromthetardis
Action-packed and full of suspense, this movie will keep you jumping in surprise. Be wary of the secrets they make you forget....

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Rated PG-13 | For intense thematic material, some violence and brief language
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Creepy thriller not for faint of heart.
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