Code 46
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 51%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Amid the white walls and slick surfaces of this film, the characters seem more like lab rats than human beings."
‑ Jay Boyar, Orlando Sentinel
"Winterbottom's movie may be cold, but it's still pretty cool."
‑ Eleanor Ringel Gillespie, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"Disappointing sci-fi that's too intense for kids."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"A luxurious sight to behold."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
"The film is like bypass surgery: clinically precise but always in control of your heart."
‑ Steve Schneider, Orlando Weekly
"More a collage than a movie."
‑ Vic Vogler, Denver Post
"Winterbottom and screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce sell the sci-fi but botch the interpersonal."
‑ Bruce Westbrook, Houston Chronicle
"What keeps Code 46 from living up to its fascinating premise is the lack of empathy we feel for William and Maria. They are almost like benign video game characters."
‑ Stefan Ulstein, Christianity Today
"The premise was sounder than the execution."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Part thriller, part love story and part political allegory, told as dream noir, but too tangled and slippery to inspire much empathy."
‑ Duane Dudek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"It's a common enough problem in sci-fi movies. A filmmaker creates a totally convincing world but can't find a compelling story to put in it."
‑ Robert Denerstein, Denver Rocky Mountain News
"A provocative, classy, low-key sci-fi tale that presents a world so within reach it's scary."
‑ Tom Long, Detroit News
"Satisfyingly cinematic"
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"Achingly elegiac sci-fi story of love and memory lost - an Oedipal tragedy for the genetically modified age."
‑ Anton Bitel, Movie Gazette
"a noir snore with no moral desperation, no clear-cut point-of-view and a love story whose eroticism feels about as urgent as yardwork"
‑ Jay Antani, Los Angeles Alternative
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