Gone (2007)

The Ringan Ledwidge-directed, Andrew Upton and James Watkins-scripted psychological thriller Gone (a U.S.-British-Australian co-production) follows in the footsteps of such shockers as The Company of Strangers and Kalifornia, as several… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 9, 2007
DVD Release Date: January 25, 2005
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Megan Lehmann
Hollywood Reporter

First-time director Ringan Ledwidge conjures up an effectively creepy mood to accompany three young backpackers on an ill-fated road trip across the Aussie desert.

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Urban Cinefile

Debut feature for tv commercials director Ringan Ledwidge shows he has an innate sense of cinema, and handles the genre well and the outback looks gritty but great

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Jamie Russell
Total Film

A final reel of arterial spray splatter empties itself in record time and when Gone finally gets going, it's gone too soon.

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Nigel Floyd
Time Out

Gone but not forgotten.

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Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Solid direction and well shot visuals cannot overcome the inherent problems from the mixed performances, thin script, off-putting characterizations, and languished pacing

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Wendy Ide
Times (UK)

You may be able to work out where it's going, but it's an enjoyable ride nonetheless.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...suffers from an egregiously laid-back pace that ultimately negates its few positive attributes...

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

In the end, the script lets the film down with its obvious twists, its naggingly illogical narrative and a general pointlessness.

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Anton Bitel

You will be kept waiting for the twist that never comes in Ringan Ledwidge's derivative psycho-thriller, whose by-the-numbers plotting is as inevitable as roadkill.

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Flixster Audience Score: 20% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
This thriller story set against the searing skies of Australia's brutally beautiful outback is familiar between the true story of British's Joanna… More
Luke Baldock
Your average run of the mill psycho psychological thriller. Although it follows all the regular plot patterns it does have some nice visuals of the vast dry… More
Gordon Anderson
Very average psychological drama with no surprises but acceptable performances.
Jesse Ortega
This movie did absolutely nothing for me. While it's incredibly derivative and cliched, I think a good movie could've, and should've, been made… More
Steve B.
"In the tradition of WOLF CREEK" it says, but it's really more like THE HITCHER... if you took all the thrills from that movie and stuffed them… More
Chris Middleton
Reminded me of a softened version of <i>Wolf Creek</i>. As for <i>Gone</i>, it was a film I just couldn't get into it.