Chained
Chained (2012)

Coming home from a routine trip to the movies, eight-year-old Tim (Bird) and his mother, Sarah (Ormond) are picked up by a psychopathic cab driver named Bob (D'Onofrio). It ends up being their last ride together. Bob murders the young… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: October 2, 2012
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Critic Score
73%
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User Score
53%



Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Harvey
Variety

It boasts no character insight, social commentary or discernible overall point to counter charges that this is just a redundant wallow in arted-up, torture-porn cruelty.

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Damon Wise
Radio Times

[It] will likely find favour with horror audiences looking for something more thoughtful than another instalment of Saw.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

Chained is silly and nasty at the same time.

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Simon Foster
sbs.com.au

Lynch...presents nuanced, sepia-tinged menace with a clear and determined eye.

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Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

Filmmaker Lynch (daughter of David) knows how to push our buttons, using misogynist violence to keep us uncomfortable right through this contained, stylish thriller.

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Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Impressively directed and superbly written, this is a chilling, thought-provoking horror movie with a pair of terrific performances by Vincent D'Onofrio and newcomer Eamon Farren.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Jennifer Lynch, daughter of David, does the filmmaking equivalent of drunkenly totalling dad's prized Ferrari.

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Anton Bitel
Film4

In this claustrophobic cabbie horror, Jennifer Lynch makes us captive passengers as she traces a chain of domestic abuse to its bitter Oedipal end.

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David Hughes
Empire Magazine

Plenty nasty but singularly lacking in clever new twists on a weary genre.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Reid Volk
Chained is a decent horror movie that tries to be a dual character study of one man raised in physical bondage and another raised in emotional bondage. It has… More
Daniel Parsons
Much better than I was expecting, another twisty, disturbing picture from Jennifer Lynch - much like her earlier Surveillance. There's a very late twist… More
The Movie Waffler
With this being her third film in roughly as many years, Lynch seems to have fully recovered from the battering she took over her 1993 debut "Boxing… More
Caesar Mendez
Chained is an example of a movie that doesn't know what it wants to be. It tries to be a horror movie and physiological drama while doing none of them to… More