• Released
  • April 26, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 29 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
The Numbers Station Synopsis
A CIA agent is tasked with protecting a code operator working on encrypting a code some would kill for.
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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...
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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...
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50

The A.V. Club

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

By voros34
Low budget, the whole movie is filmed in 1 room, I am usually am pretty lenient on giving movies a harsh grade, but this movie was next level awful. Probably one of the worst movies I've ever seen....

Glad for Netflix

By woodiah
Okay to kill some time... glad I saw it on Netflix because I would have been upset if I had paid to see this at a theater. Tried to force to many successful plots together - A little Die Hard, some...

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By twiztidsam
It was a very predictable movie. So disappointing....

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Rated R | For for violence and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Effective (if violent) thriller offers mini history lesson.
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