Left Behind
Left Behind (2014)

The most important event in the history of mankind is happening right now. In the blink of an eye, the biblical Rapture strikes the world. Millions of people disappear without a trace. All that remains are their clothes and belongings, and… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 3, 2014
DVD Release Date: January 6, 2015
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Consensus: Yea verily, like unto a plague of locusts, Left Behind hath begat a further scourge of devastation upon Nicolas Cage's once-proud filmography.

Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

A shoo-in to clean up at the next Razzie Awards.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

Left Behind is biblical in its silliness.

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Reagan Gavin Rasquinha
The Times of India

The basic premise of the film could have made for an engaging and far-out watch. The very concept of the Rapture could have been depicted with power and mystery, but instead the opposite is achieved in a film that just looks slapdash.

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James Berardinelli

Not only is this an amateurish travesty combining fundamentalist Christian eschatology with disaster movie b.s., but it's plodding and tedious.

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Amy Nicholson
L.A. Weekly

It believes people might buy a ticket to Left Behind and not know the twist, like someone sitting down to watch Godzilla and being shocked by the entrance of a giant lizard.

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Matthew Paul Turner
The Daily Beast

Overt Christian messages and Cage's omnipresence are not the only reasons why Left Behind is a terrible movie. And yes, it's indeed terrible-god-awful, a less interesting, more convoluted version of the original Left Behind.

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Christy Lemire

It should have more smoldering panic bursting into full-blown freak-outs. It should have more passion, more intensity. It should have more bees.

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

Score one for Satan.

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Sr. Rose Pacatte
National Catholic Reporter

This new film is a watered-down and somewhat changed version of the earlier movie with a bigger budget and not much else. There is barely enough undercooked scriptural theology to critique in the vacuous writing and painful acting.

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Red Lats
Nicholas Cage's acting seems to be deteriorating.
Dann Michalski
Rebooting the franchise, Left Behind delivers a more suspenseful and intense adaptation of Tim LaHaye & Jerry B. Jenkins' apocalyptic thriller. When a… More
KJ Proulx
"Left Behind" does not mark another terrible Nicholas Cage performance, but it is a new low for the actor's reel. He, along with the rest of the… More
Jamie Clarke
After reading so many poor reviews I went into this film expecting it to be garbage, I don't know if it's because I was expecting it to be bad that I… More
Christian C
If I were God, I'd have left Nicholas Cage behind long, long ago. Hopefully this inept film will be lost before Judgment Day.
Jesse Ortega
I'm sure you've all been awaiting this review with bated breath. I know I have since I just finished the movie about, at the time I'm starting… More