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A police detective is on the trail of a psychopath while dealing with demons of her own in the crime thriller Oxygen. Madeline Foster (Maura Tierney) is a plainclothes detective with the NYPD who isn't especially happy with her job. She drowns her sorrows in alcohol and masochistic sex, though even her husband (Terry Kinney) is unaware of the full extent of her erotic obsessions. Madeline finds herself assigned to investigate an unusual kidnapping; Frances (Laila Robins), the wife of a prosperous businessman (James Naughton), has been kidnapped and buried alive. The perpetrators demand the… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 77%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Tierney definitely has what it takes to carry a film; it's unfortunate that this vehicle doesn't give her much of substance to carry."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"Brody gives the performance of his career, so far."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Writer/director Richard Shepard manages a skilled, brilliantly-acted thriller with plenty of genuine suspense and fresh ideas."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"A well-performed, well-written edge of the seat thriller"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
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