The Quiet Earth
The Quiet Earth (1985)

In a tour-de-force sci-fi story with only three main characters, Kiwi director Geoffrey Murphy creates an interesting dynamic nuanced with shades of mysticism. When scientist Zac Hobson (Bruno Lawrence) experiments with a radical new power… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: June 13, 2006
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review

For such a low-budget film, it is beautifully photographed and contains some inspired, yet deceptively simple visual effects.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Destaca-se de outros projetos similares por concentrar-se principalmente nos efeitos psicológicos do isolamento sobre o protagonista.

Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

a cult classic of the good variety

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Scott Weinberg
DVDTalk.com

It unfolds like a particularly cool episode of The Twilight Zone and it keeps the apocalypse interesting up to and including the deliciously ambiguous finale.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
A remake of 1959's The World The Flesh And The Devil, but set in New Zealand. The opening is good (one man facing the possibility of being the last man on… More
Curtis Lilly
Fun movie. I like how each character thought different stuff about what happened to them, and how the one guy becomes president of the world. I also love… More
Randy Tippy
Surprisingly engaging and philosophical. One of science fiction's hidden gems.
Jens S.
A man awakes to find himself being the last man on earth. His reactions to this rather surprising development reach from confusion, over a couple of rather… More
Aj V
This is one of those post-apocalypse movies. It's kind of slow, but atmospheric and weird, in a good way. I really enjoyed it.
Eric Broome
I would dread writing a professional review of "The Quiet Earth," because if I were seeing this New Zealand film for the first time, I wouldn't… More