Upside Down Synopsis
In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams.
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Chicago Sun-Times

This is one of the craziest films to come along in a while and I can confidently say that anyone who sees it will either hail it is some...
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75

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
True originality is so rare that it’s a treat to welcome a movie as completely different and provocative as Upside Down. It’s unlike...
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75

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Solanas’s daring takes the form of ambition. Upside Down has a visionary look that has affinities with everything from “Metropolis” to...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
At a time when so many movies look alike, and studio productions sometimes look aggressively ugly, here's a quirky vision at the...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Without a strong narrative engine, Upside Down ends up exactly where it shouldn't go: sideways.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
All Upside Down has is its love story, which despite the undeniable appeal of Sturgess and Dunst, never ignites. So the movie is like a...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By James Adams
Upside Down is no more than one big-budget, gussied-up fairy tale – a topsy-turvy Romeo and Juliet.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
This head-scratcher boasts visual imagination to spare even as its logistical complexities and heavy-handed symbolism ultimately prove...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Upside Down is a very fancy piece of junk.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Its compelling conceit is immediately weighed down by leaden execution.
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By gilbert282
Just when you think the world's a better place, you discover something in life's been missing. And just when you think life's passed you by, a glimmer of light shines down upon you. Kirsten Dunst is...

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one of the stupidest movies I have seen in a long time...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Sci-fi romance has great visuals but poor storytelling.
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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DRINKING & DRUGS
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