Open Windows
Open Windows (2014)

Nick is excited to discover that he's won a dinner date with his favorite actress, Jill Goddard. But when Jill refuses to honor the contest, her manager Chord makes an offer he can't refuse: the ability to view Jill secretly via… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 26, 2015
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Open Windows is undeniably ambitious; unfortunately, director Nacho Vigalondo's reach far exceeds his grasp.

Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Before the tedious and convoluted cyber-thriller "Open Windows" is said and done, you may feel like jumping out of one.

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Justin Chang
Variety

A fiendishly inventive thriller built around an audacious if unsustainable gimmick, Open Windows elevates Hitchcockian suspense to jittery new levels of mayhem and paranoia.

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Mikel Zorrilla
Blog de cine

[Open Windows] is a complex puzzle that favors formula over content... but as the movie goes on it becomes increasingly unsatisfactory [full review in Spanish]

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A thriller with so many viewpoints, feints and fake-outs that it swiftly disappears up its own URL.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

The gimmick plays well from a technical standpoint, but the story requires a suspension of disbelief that only genre diehards are likely to give.

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Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

The plot of "Open Windows" sounds like a great idea for a high-tech thriller. But, the end product, unfortunately, is just a confused mixture of contrivances that don't add up.

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David Ehrlich
AV Club

The combined concepts are so high that the film resolves as Vigalondo reaches his Icarus moment, the corpse so mangled and unpleasant the project's ambition can only be identified via dental records.

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José Arce
LaButaca.net

A thriller for a new generation, told in a very technical and innovative way. [full review in Spanish]

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Dustin Putman
TheFrightFile.com

A vise-gripped suspenser that reminds in its best moments of Brian De Palma in his professional prime.

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Flixster Audience Score: 20% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
The plot is smart and Vigalondo's direction following multiple open windows on a computer is imaginative and well conceived, but he also seems too… More
Dann Michalski
Intense and exciting, Open Windows is a dynamic psychological thriller. After receiving a mysterious call an obsessive fan is given unrestricted access to an… More