Arlington Road
Arlington Road (1999)

In this taut thriller, Michael Faraday is a college professor whose wife, an FBI agent, was killed by members of an extremist right-wing terrorist group. When Michael becomes friendly with his new neighbors, Oliver and Cheryl Lang, he… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 9, 1999
DVD Release Date: December 11, 2001
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Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A suspenseful thriller led by strong cast performances built around a somewhat implausible story.

Susan Stark
Detroit News

The machinations and manipulations built into the story it spins are simply too obvious to be taken to heart.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The climax is so implausible we stop caring and start scratching our heads!

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Michael Dequina

Stylish and unsettling.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Arlington Road is a movie trying so hard for intelligence, quality and deeper meanings, you can almost sense the strain under the celluloid.

Emanuel Levy

The premise is intriguing and the acting of Bridges and Robbins is decent, but the director Pellington's execution leaves much to be desired.

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Rob Gonsalves

Darker and more intimate than you expect.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

An engrossing thriller!

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Scary movie about terrorism. Not for kids.

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Bill Clark

A tight, well-rounded piece of suspense/thriller filmmaking with an electric performance by Bridges.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Lady D'arbanville
A great start to the film, grabs your attention from the off, it then plods along at a steady pace and then hits you right again at the end with an unexpected… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"Fear Thy Neighbor"</i> A college professor begins to suspect that his neighbour is a terrorist. <center><font size=+2… More
Candy Rose
Thriller about two neighbours. Jeff suspects Tim of being a terrorist. Good cast.
Wahida K
A great Thriller.
Film Crazy
well its an alright thriller! it is clever and the ending was so unexpected that i love the originality of , as its not the obvious good guys win bad guys… More
danny d
creepy and fascinating. suprise ending that is very unlike hollywood. disturbing but great movie

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