The Ledge Synopsis
After embarking on a passionate affair with his evangelical neighbor's wife (Tyler), Gavin (Hunnam) soon finds himself in a battle of wills that will have life or death consequences.
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By Stephanie Zacharek
Getting a movie's setup right is one thing. But following through on an intriguing premise is the hard part, and that's where Matthew...
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New York Observer

By Rex Reed
It eventually fails, not because of its philosophical ideas, but because it introduces so many of them at the same time that even a viewer...
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Ray Greene
Before The Ledge descends into third act melodrama, there are enough intriguing moments to make the viewer sense the better film this one...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Charlie Hunnam and Terrence Howard put enough actors' oomph into these ledge mates to make them authentic characters even though the film...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Though Wilson tries hard, none of the actors - including Terrence Howard as the detective who unravels this story in flashback is able to...
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Despite a capable cast and attractive Baton Rouge, La., locales photographed by Bobby Bukowski, The Ledge suffers from a seriously flawed...
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By Dennis Harvey
There's a great deal of on-the-nose talk here about faith, rationality, sin and so forth. But Chapman's sincerity is undercut by the...
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Time Out New York

It's the dead-fish flop of the didactic dialogue that does them in once and for all.
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Slant Magazine

By Jesse Cataldo
There's nothing wrong with establishing a field of unlikable characters, but The Ledge not only relies on paper-thin stereotypes, it keeps...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Coincidence and contrivance are the name of the game throughout.
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By katytim1
Saw it on a pay per view before it came out in theaters. Great story line but disappointed in the two actors who played the leads. Liv Tyler needs acting lessons. All her movie portrayals are the...

Can't Wait

By whitetiger409
I have read this story- its a Stephen King short story. I cant wait to see it....

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Rated R | For Sexuality, language and some violent content