88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Exhilarating and, ultimately, filled with a sense of existential dread.
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80

Chicago Reader

By Cliff Doerksen
Writer-director Benjamin Heisenberg serves up a lean and solidly satisfying existentialist thriller.
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80

Los Angeles Times

They use dialogue sparingly, powerfully; a talky detective sounds like a visitor from another planet. The world he has encroached upon is defined by the ability to run and the adrenaline-rush threat of capture. Freedom's just another word in this gripping existential portrait.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
As a runner, the robber is dogged; as a robber, the runner is efficient, explosive and fast.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Heisenberg's thriller ends with a chase across highways and through woods that will give viewers adrenaline highs of their own.
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70

Village Voice

By Melissa Anderson
Against interpretation, Heisenberg (who is, after all, the grandson of the physicist who gave us the uncertainty principle) has nonetheless created a nimble, dynamic character study of a fiercely guarded loner on the run.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie therefore offers meager pleasures of character. Where it excels is in staging and cinematography. The running sequences, in races, on city streets and through forests, are very well-handled.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

Ultimately, most audiences will be left scratching their heads, wanting to know more about why this man, Hans Rettenberg, does what he does.
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60

Boxoffice Magazine

By John P. McCarthy
It's difficult to imagine a more fascinating case of sociopathic, obsessive-compulsive behavior, or a more disciplined, engrossing study of it. And yet a vital ingredient is missing.
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60

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Some viewers might give the movie a few extra points for its retro vibe of taciturn badassedness. But little punctures the wall of emotional remove-the pulse rate is way too controlled for entertainment's sake.
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64 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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