Exam (2008)

Shown into a windowless examination room, eight candidates have reached the final stage of selection for a prestigious job at a mysterious corporation. There is one question before them and one answer is required. If they try to speak to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: November 16, 2010
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nigel Floyd
Time Out

Plot twists, lighting changes and shifts of tone work hard to sustain our attention, but the script sometimes becomes too involved in solving the structural challenges it has set itself.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Low-budget but handsomely mounted cross between Cube and 12 Angry Men, with some script input by mystery writer Agatha Christie and literary critic Terry Eagleton.

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Scott Weinberg

Benefits from a bit of dark humor, some critically important editing tricks, and a mystery that's actually sort of ... interesting.

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Neil Young
Hollywood Reporter

Claustrophobic psychological-drama is a flawed but intriguing exercise in script writing ingenuity and economy.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

An intriguing yet uneven thriller...

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Mark R. Leeper

The ninth person working on this puzzle will be the viewer.

Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

A tight psychological thriller with a slight sci-fi edge. A great find.

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Staci Layne Wilson

Everything is just slightly mysterious and off-kilter.

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Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

Exam can't follow through on its ideas and premise.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
Although it begins quite well, Exam is too unoriginal and only draws inevitable comparisons to The Apprentice and films like Cube and The Method. However, the… More
Unknown Hobo
This story has been told a million times and with a frustrating back plot that is only hinted at I was left feeling exasperated by the time the not completley… More
familiar stranger
Flawed, but still worthwhile answer to time-pass.
Film Crazy
This is quite a good psychological thriller, its suspenseful and although it is simply based entirely in a room it is still entertaining and you are gripped to… More
Jens S.
The premise is nihilistic but pretty cool. In the near future, eight strangers are applying for a job and a company that are not much more specified than that.… More
Japes .
Pretty good movie, but not the best. The script wasn't nearly as impressive as it should have been, especially since there wasn't much else going on.… More