Identity (2003)

Ten strangers are brought together during a weather emergency, only to discover a far greater danger awaits them in this suspense-drama. A sudden rainstorm in a remote desert town strands a disparate variety of people at a rundown motel. A… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 25, 2003
DVD Release Date: September 6, 2005
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Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Identity is a film that will divide audiences -- the twists of its plot will either impress or exasperate you.

Rex Reed
New York Observer

A lame-brained nut job in search of an identity of its own.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Assorted examples of artificially flavoured humanity ... proceed to panic, bicker and run with the customary perversity that characters in situations like this do toward their gory destinies.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

My eyeballs were doing some serious rolling of their own at the general ineptitude of this failed mating of Friday the 13th and Ten Little Indians.

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Dennis Lim
Village Voice

A nihilist project in Usual Suspects mode: Nothing is as it seems, because nothing matters in the least.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Deserves credit for at least trying something fresh in the psychological-thriller realm, and for the mood of goofball creepiness it creates.

Anton Bitel
Daily Info

the central twist which unifies all the film's elements is so ingenious and unusual that recognising the killer ends up being just one small part of this film's multi-faceted identity.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

[A] very well made horror thriller.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

More than an entertaining thriller. It's a highly original one.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Scary beyond belief serial killer thriller.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
This is how thriller should be, Good suspense, good story, nice twists!
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Carlos Magalhães
An intriguing, tense and solidly structured thriller centered on a mystery that is pretty well developed - even if it cannot escape the clichés of the genre -,… More
Kevin M. Williams
I got a kick outta this zen twisting on A.Christie's"Ten Little Indians" that kept me suspensefully engaged ... until the mandatory final twist… More
Dan Schultz
An entertaining, if heavily problematic, exercise in the same universe as "The Usual Suspects" concerning a group of strangers, who seemingly have no… More
Raymond Wieser
Identity is a film that will easily divide it's audiences. They will either be really confused, or really impressed. I was impressed, but that took two… More