The Disappearance of Alice Creed
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2010)

On a suburban street, two masked men seize a young woman. They bind and gag her and take her to an abandoned, soundproofed apartment. She is Alice Creed, daughter of a millionaire. Her kidnappers, the coldly efficient Vic and his younger… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 23, 2010
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Critic Score
82%
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User Score
67%



Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mark Feeney
Boston Globe

The Disappearance of Alice Creed begins with a van being stolen and ends with a different stolen vehicle being driven away. In between comes a tight, efficient thriller with just three actors and at least two whopper switcheroos.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

Like all top-notch best thrillers, The Disappearance of Alice Creed is a suspense-filled caper flick with enough twists and turns to leave the audience gasping and guessing until its final moments.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

A kidnapping story told in simple but effective way.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

It's refreshing to see someone putting the needs of the part over her image, and this is far from a halfhearted performance. It's gritty and gutsy.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

It wants to be a movie about the intersection between criminality and the class system but, for that, it could have used a bit more class.

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Ed Whitfield
The Ooh Tray

... An unnerving thriller that's driven by the threat of violence and the sexual proclivities of its protagonists.

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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

And unlike many filmmakers who make movies to take pictures, Blakeson is interested in his players. His three principals deliver convincingly messy, ambiguous performances.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

A pulsating revelation on many levels at once.

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Brian Holcomb
CinemaBlend.com

What first-time director Blakeson does with this very familiar situation is cut it to the bone. Not only is there very little fat on this body, there's barely a skeleton.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
The attention to detail in the beginning sequence was a joy to behold. Getting away with a crime is among a lot of peoples big fantasies (or is it just me?). I… More
xGary Xx
A young woman is abducted off the street and kept imprisoned while her two kidnappers decide how best to extract the ransom from her father. The Disappearance… More
Josh Lewis
There needs to be more films like this because I totally dig them. No mainstream actors, low budget, and a basic story that twists and turns until the final… More
Japes .
Pretty decent movie. I liked how the plot slowly unravelled itself. It starts out as a general kidnapping then gets more specific and goes into depth about… More
Jens S.
Two men prepare an apartment, a van and a place in the woods. Very thoroughly and planned, making sure to leave no traces, their efforts are filmed in short,… More
Cynthia S.
A superbly done thriller, with wonderful and believable plot twists. The best feature of the film is that there are only three actors..absolutely noone else.… More