96 Minutes
96 Minutes (2012)

96 Minutes is the spellbinding story of a carjacking and four kids caught in the hair-raising chaos of one night. The story builds to a thrilling climax as it intercuts between the car and the beginning of that day, following the separate… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 29, 2012
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Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Eric D. Snider
Film.com

The plot doesn't spiral; it falls with a thud and then just lies there.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

The feature debut of writer-director Aimee Lagos, the film feels overstuffed and overcooked, as if the filmmaker were trying to get too much out all in one go.

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Poignant and powerful, 96 Minutes gives us an insight into not just what happens but why it happens, in the belly of urban America when young men drift into bad company

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"96 Minutes" is a mere introduction to Sociology 101, but it's brisk enough to rustle the reading list and keep the conversation alive.

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Sam Adams
AV Club

Like 21 Grams minus the breadth, acting, or visual style, Aimee Lagos' first feature follows two pairs of friends on a collision course.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Marks writer-director Aimee Lagos as a name to watch.

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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

The talented Mr. Ross makes Dre's panic and adrenaline-fueled behavior all too believable. You watch as he sees his horizons dim. What could be sadder?

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Andrew Schenker
Time Out New York

The film cuts with such precision that there's scarcely any room to breathe; it's the rare thriller that is perhaps too tightly structured.

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Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

First-time writer-director Aimee Lagos' time-skipping thriller ultimately adds up to less than the sum of its parts, but good performances by the youthful cast help compensate for the overly familiar story.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Nani Vang
A story of kids from different parts of town coming together on one unexpected night and the concequences they have to deal with. It was a pretty good movie.