Antikörper (Antibodies)
Antikörper (Antibodies) (2007)

When a notorious German serial killer is captured after committing some of the most heinous acts against humanity ever imaginable, a farmer and police officer from a sleepy rural community on the outskirts of Berlin is drawn into the case… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 28, 2007
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Critic Score: 65% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Manohla Dargis
New York Times

Antibodies brings together a philosophically minded serial killer, a devoutly religious cop and a cynical filmmaker clearly itching to go Hollywood.

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Ed Gonzalez
Village Voice

Instead of reinventing the procedural mechanics of the serial-killer drama, filmmaker Christian Alvert adds to its current state of retardation with desperate atmospherics and a cheap disquisition on sex and religion.

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Louis Proyect
rec.arts.movies.reviews

A compelling mixture of "Silence of the Lambs" and the biblical tale of god commanding Abraham to slay his son Isaac--believe it or not.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

A German thriller that isn't shy about ripping off The Silence of the Lambs.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Antibodies is fairly riveting, thanks to Alvart's command of craft and tone. He's a director to watch.

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Anton Bitel
Film4

a sophisticatedly modern noir thriller that sorts the sheep from the lambs.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

The film's pace is brisk enough to maintain our full attention. Antibodies is not so much an art house movie as a well-made, commercial thriller that happens to be in German.

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Nigel Floyd
Time Out

Steeped in religion yet shot through with moral ambiguity, this disturbing psychological thriller breathes new life into the moribund serial killer movie.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Com vastas referências a Se7en, O Silêncio dos Inocentes e O Homem de Palha, é um filme cujas excelentes fotografia e montagem constroem uma eficaz atmosfera de tensão. Ainda assim, torna-se previsível em seu terceiro ato.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Lee ?
Splendid German made serial-killer thriller. Yeah it's very similar to the likes of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Se7en" but… More
Tony Gandía
"Silence of the Lambs" German ripoff is not without its own distinctive appeal. It reaches for great psychological struggle and almost gets there but… More
Thomas Johnston
Not since the movie "Seven" has a dark thriller been as disturbingly exciting to watch. Slow at times, but those moments are needed to catch your… More
A.D. Villarreal
After seeing Pandorum I decided to give Alvart's previous film a try. As it turns out I'm glad I did because Antibodies is a damn fine psychological… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"What did you expect? Hannibal Lecter?"</i> Long wanted serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police strike.… More
Drew Smith
Derivative, hackneyed and over-obvious in every possible narrative sense, Antibodies is only as enjoyable a film as your brain will let it be. It's… More