Lemming
Lemming (2006)

Alain Getty, a brilliant young home automation engineer, and his wife Benedicte having recently arrived in a new town, invite Alain's boss Richard Pollock and his wife Alice to dinner. The encounter does not leave the young couple's… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 15, 2006
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
71%
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User Score
62%


Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A creepy psychological thriller, with superb performances and natural tension flowing from every frame, Lemming is a worthy successor to Dominik Moll's With A Friend Like Harry.

Marta Barber
Miami Herald

Holds enough interest throughout to keep you entertained -- unless you're afraid of mice.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

It's a tale of normality invaded by pathology. But here, the danger seems less plausible, the conflict more contrived.

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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

slick, funny and unsettling, slipping between psychological thriller, absurdist farce and ghost story into an unnerving dreamscape where psychosis meets metempsychosis.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Dominik Moll's masterfully cast psychological thriller Lemming crackles with tension; its story keeps going off to unexpected places as we watch breathlessly, unable to look away.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Even by the strictest standards of odd French psychological drama, the behavior here is particularly opaque.

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Lewis Beale
Film Journal International

If Lemming doesn't necessarily work on an intellectual level, it sure does emotionally.

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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times

This spooky, quasi-sci-fi, psychological thriller is unclear about what's real and what's not -- and not in any interesting way.

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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

More disturbing than thrilling, Lemming, like Alice, overstays its welcome, but does get around to a finishing kick.

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Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

A cross between a psychological and supernatural thriller, the film is intriguing, baffling and often confusing

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Drew Smith
Lemming is handsomely acted by 3/4ths of its principal cast and never dull by any means, but the sum of these parts sort of falls short. The movie could have… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "Lemming", Alain(Laurent Lucas) is an up-and-coming engineer developing a miniature flying webcam(I want one of those for… More
Shauna Robinson
A gripping, underrated, French thriller. I thoroughly enjoyed Lemming, it never lost my attention. The story is twisted and surreal, at times a little too… More
Daniel Parsons
Exceptional, impossible to classify thriller/black comedy/supernatural film from the director of <i>Harry, He's Here To Help</i>; it's… More
Mark Abell
A French thriller, starring one of my favorite actresses, Charlotte Gainsbourg, as Bendicte, the wife of Alain (Laurent Lucas), who has moved to a new town for… More
Lovable Misanthrope
Really bad movie and didn't make sense.