Passion Play
Passion Play (2011)

A terrific cast will hold you spellbound in PASSION PLAY, a one of a kind seductive thriller from Mitch Glazer, the screenwriter of The Recruit. The last thing washed-up jazz musician Nate Pool (Academy Award (R)-nominee Mickey Rourke, The… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 31, 2011
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Critic Score: 3% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nick Schager
L.A. Weekly

Mickey Rourke recently made headlines for dubbing Passion Play "a terrible movie," a proclamation that's ultimately most notable for its understatement.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

"It's like a movie," someone says at some point. Yeah, like one. But not quite.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

This often risible mood piece stars Megan Fox as a circus sideshow attraction who has actual angel wings growing out of her back. Rather than doing the sensible thing and joining the X-Men, she instead decides to make out with Mickey Rourke. Go figure.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

This underworld fairy tale is so soggy and sentimental it's like a new genre: Hallmark noir.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Conjuring magic, it goes abracadabra and snaps its fingers, but nothing happens.

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Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

full review at Movies for the Masses

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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

The net effect is as if someone had set out to imitate a David Lynch movie without ever having seen one, or as if it had been directed by Wim Wenders (which is approximately the same thing).

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

You can do worse than a movie that features Megan Fox stripped down to her tattoos and Bill Murray as a pinstriped gangster who says things like, "Kill him and bring her back here."

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

Perhaps it's needless to say, but Rourke and Fox are a thoroughly mismatched screen couple, who exude zero screen chemistry with one another.

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Flixster Audience Score: 16% Flixster User Reviews
Nate Zoebl
You would think that a movie where a jazz musician (Mickey Rourke) gets in trouble with a mobster (played by Bill Murray!) and while on the lam he discovers a… More
Greg S
A trumpet player discovers a woman with wings at a freak show while hiding out from a gangster who wants him dead. A potentially interesting premise wrecked by… More
Bruce Bruce
Bill Murray playing the part of a ruthless gangster, someway I don't see that happening and it didn't in this movie. Mickey Rouke played excellent… More
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Cast: Mickey Rourke, Megan Fox, Bill Murray, Kelly Lynch, Jerry Sawyers, Rhys Ifans, Bud Cort, Rory Cochrane, Chris Browning, Liezl Carstens Director: Mitch… More
Melvin White
Nate: How long have you been an angel? "Love Is Stronger Than Death" I don't really know what happened between the time I hit play and the… More
Manu Gino
Love Is Stronger Than Death Not bad yet not great either. The movie's story never leads nowhere in particular even though it had a decent particular… More