Proof of Life
Proof of Life (2000)

A woman whose marriage is in trouble finds herself falling for a new man as her husband's life hangs in the balance in this thriller. Peter Bowman (David Morse) and his wife Alice (Meg Ryan) have relocated to a small Latin American… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 19, 2001
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Critic Score
40%
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User Score
44%



Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Despite its promising premise and superstar cast, Proof of Life is just a routine thriller that doesn't offer anything new.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

I was interested all through the movie--interested, but not riveted.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Good story, but too violent for kids.

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Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

About as thrilling as the Kansas plains.

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Michael Sragow
Salon.com

For all its nail-biting fusillades, it fails to score a shot to the heart.

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Tony Macklin
Las Vegas CityLife

The unconvincing Proof of Life is a missed opportunity.

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Gabriel Shanks
Mixed Reviews

Crackles, sputters, and starts up finally in the last half of the movie.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Proof of Life refers to a negotiator's demand for proof a hostage is still alive...you may start wondering the same thing about the movie.

Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Whatever sparks ignited off the set fail to register on film, in essence ruining Taylor Hackford's drama.

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Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

Tragically for both Hackford and the punters, the best drama came when the cameras weren't rolling.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Nelson Pickens
It is what it is. You really cant blame this movie on Russell Crowe or Meg Ryan, but the atrocious screen writer and the studio that allowed this to be made.
Al S
A tense, stunning and pulse-pounding thriller that explodes with action, excitment, romance and suspense. A truly thrilling, gripping, nail-biting and… More
Anthony Lawrie
Quite bad, really could have been much better!
Mason Williams
Proof of Life stars the very good Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe. Meg Ryans husband gets kidnapped while being in a foreign country. In order to save him and… More
Jani H
Well, first of all, "Proof of Life" is somewhat of a insignificant movie. Of course the subject of the film is important but there are too many… More
Red Lats
Russell Crowe stars as the solder who will rescue hostages. Meg Ryan stars as the wife who's hubby needs rescuing. There emerges this twisted tale of… More

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