• Released
  • April 5, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 41 min
  • Suspense/Thriller
  • 276 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A fine-art auctioneer joins forces with a hypnotherapist to retrieve a stolen painting.

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88

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
This exhilarating brain-twister is a nonstop visual, aural and intellectual delight, steeped in movie conventions and yet fizzing with...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A frisky, feisty heist flick with brains and charisma, the movie may make a few errors, but they’re forgotten in the blink of an eye thanks...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Dawson digs deep and nails every nuance, making the dizzying suspense resonate with raw emotion. She is, in a word, electrifying. Even when...
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75

NPR

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Trance really belongs to Dawson and Cassel. When Dawson's Elizabeth steps onto the scene, you may be instantly convinced — without the aid...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
I floated in and out of states that included suspense, surprise, delight and shock, all of them adding up to steady-state enjoyment.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Because Trance is principally about the thrill of the ride rather than the inner lives of the riders, it lacks that outlaw humanism...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The visionary filmmaker's psychological thriller weaves a too-complicated tapestry.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Danny Boyle has great and plainly evident fun adding twists and curves and tunnels and endless style to his modern London noir Trance, but...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
With Trance, story becomes just another element in Boyle’s commercial pop-Cubism, and the results are nearly fatal.
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33

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
I love a good mind-bender, but it's getting more common these days to see thrillers that don't so much bend your mind as chop it, smash it,...
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Rated R | For Language, Graphic Nudity, Sexual Content, Some Grisly Images and Violence
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Common Sense Media says not for kids Mind-bending thriller is excessive and violent but artful.
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