Aftermath (2017)

Two strangers' lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash. Inspired by actual events, AFTERMATH tells a story of guilt and revenge after an air traffic controller's (Scoot McNairy) error causes the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 7, 2017
DVD Release Date: June 6, 2017
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Critic Score: 39% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
April Wolfe
L.A. Weekly

Arnold may have just reinvented his career yet again.

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Peter Debruge

Ramon is a very specific kind of role, one that calls for a performer with an ability to convey inner torment, and that's ultimately beyond Schwarzenegger's rather limited range.

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Renuka Vyavahare
The Times of India

Aftermath, with its promising premise, could have been an intense drama but what you get instead is a wandering, forgettable story that reeks of nothingness.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

Sadly, as the characters converge, the rest of the movie loses force; it slackens and then rushes, and the time frames feel out of joint.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

The film mostly feels like a slow-paced slog featuring a hokey, melodramatic ending.

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Rachit Gupta

Aftermath could've been about so much more. It could've been a search for faith and hope. It could've been a story of forgiveness and second chances. But what it could never be, is a film that redirects the career of a fading action star.

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Simon Abrams

Unfortunately, the film's commendably atypical focus on characters, mood, and psychological realism does not make Schwarzenegger's latest necessarily good.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
AV Club

The movie shows little interest in either dramatic context or the realities of human behavior.

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Matthew Bond
The Mail on Sunday (UK)

It's tense, well made and Schwarzenegger is perfectly good, until the final 15 minutes when it falls apart, hampered by the creative decision to follow a tragic story arc plucked from real life.

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Gimly M.
Between this and Maggie, Arnold Schwarzenegger has proven that he's more than just the '80s muscle man we had always given him credit for. Aftermath… More