• Released
  • April 26, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 29 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The agent in this interesting little thriller — well played by John Cusack — is up to the Company’s usual dirty tricks.
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70

Village Voice

By Chuck Wilson
There are some decent shootouts, but the movie's strongest assets are the soulful performances Danish director Kasper Barfoed, making his American debut, draws from Cusack and Akerman.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Stamets
Director Kasper Barfoed defaults to intense replays of surveillance audio recordings, frantic strokes on computer keyboards, and standard-issue chases.
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50

The A.V. Club

In The Numbers Station, a joyless sins-of-the-government thriller, Cusack sinks to new depths of meditative glumness to play a black-ops agent nursing a guilty conscience.
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25

Slant Magazine

Sits awkwardly between shoot 'em up and psychological thriller without offering the excitement of either.
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20

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
This dreary spy drama is as flat and airless as the concrete bunker in which it unfolds.
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20

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
A predictable hodgepodge of uninteresting psychological cat-and-mouse, dimly lighted action.
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40 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.