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: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
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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Alberto Abuín
Blog de cine

Flat characters and full of clichés. A story that, except for its narrative structure, tries to focus on the human side, opting for the easy way, perhaps not to defraud a viewer. [Full review in Spanish]

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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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Jim Alexander
The Young Folks

This wasn't a movie I expected to see going into it, but I'm glad Aftermath fed me some raw emotion and real perspective on the fleeting nature of life.

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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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Jonathan Dean
Sunday Times (UK)

Sombre and slow, this basic bereavement button-pusher is far more humane than Arnie's billing would lead you to believe.

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John Lui
The Straits Times (Singapore)

After an effective first act, everything falls apart -- there is neither urgency nor any narrative direction to Roman's behaviour, one that would justify the actions in the finale.

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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