Haven (2006)

With federal agents on his heels, a corrupt Miami businessman tapes a million dollars to his midsection and flees to the exotic Cayman Islands, his unsuspecting daughter Pippa reluctantly in tow. But while her father is desperately… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 15, 2006
DVD Release Date: December 26, 2006
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The plot's gratuitously nonlinear structure only ends up confusing viewers of this island thriller.

Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The goal seems to have been to create a multilayered thriller, but the senseless, verbose and convoluted saga never generates simple suspense, let alone tension.

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Ted Fry
Seattle Times

An ineffective experiment about ugly things happening in a beautiful place.

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Cole Smithey

Writer/director Frank E. Flowers loses track of his own narrative puzzle that includes a story about a shady but rich Floridian (Bill Paxton) with an 18-year-old daughter (Agnes Bruckner %u2013 "Blue Car") escaping to Grand Cayman from the feds who want t

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Nathan Rabin
AV Club

Bloom is the giant void at the center of the film, and his laughable histrionics pull Haven firmly into camp territory.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

It's a muddled, disjointed and fairly undramatic film.

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Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review

What the film lacks in dramatic depth it makes up for in its visuals, which keep viewer attention even when the story drags.

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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter

The presence in the ensemble of Orlando Bloom, who also serves as a producer, could be an initial enticement, but his performance is one of the weakest in a mixed bag.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A long-shelved, watchable but mediocre Mobius strip of a thriller.

Brian Tallerico

The audience just has to work a little too hard to see through the bad editing to the Haven that lies beneath, no matter how interesting and promising that movie may be.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Interesting - a little hard to get into, but worth it. A little too abrupt at the end though.
Dean McKenna
Absolutely and a very first-rate, stylish, sexy thriller with an all-star cast on the idyllic shores of the Cayman Islands and my best one of three scenes on… More
Arash Xak
"Can love survive the fall of paradise?"
Rico Zamora
This movie may feel a little scatter-brained and all-over-the-place at first glance. But it is actually a really smart caper film with a romantic Romeo &… More
Bannan instant enigma- just add water
This really, really surprised me...as I'm not quite fond of Orlando Bloom. However, this film is not just about him...it's about so much more.… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Haven" starts with Carl(Bill Paxton) barely having enough time to pack up a suitcase and collect his 18-year old daughter,… More

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