Open Windows
Open Windows (2014)

Nick is excited to discover that he's won a dinner date with his favorite actress, Jill Goddard. But when Jill refuses to honor the contest, her manager Chord makes an offer he can't refuse: the ability to view Jill secretly via… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 7, 2014
DVD Release Date: January 26, 2015
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Critic Score: 39% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Open Windows is undeniably ambitious; unfortunately, director Nacho Vigalondo's reach far exceeds his grasp.

Brian Tallerico

It's nonsense, but it's glorious nonsense.

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David Ehrlich
AV Club

The combined concepts are so high that the film resolves as Vigalondo reaches his Icarus moment, the corpse so mangled and unpleasant the project's ambition can only be identified via dental records.

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Britt Hayes

Vigalondo is a talented filmmaker, but this thriller is perhaps a little too ambitious with an execution that doesn't convey all of his big ideas in a way that's cohesive and consistent.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Before the tedious and convoluted cyber-thriller "Open Windows" is said and done, you may feel like jumping out of one.

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Justin Chang

A fiendishly inventive thriller built around an audacious if unsustainable gimmick, Open Windows elevates Hitchcockian suspense to jittery new levels of mayhem and paranoia.

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Ethan Vestby
The Film Stage

Only by the film's final third does it realize the proper sense of escalation.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A thriller with so many viewpoints, feints and fake-outs that it swiftly disappears up its own URL.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

The gimmick plays well from a technical standpoint, but the story requires a suspension of disbelief that only genre diehards are likely to give.

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Mario P. Székely

Even though the story is over in a click, Elijah Wood has enough power to stop us here and there with great moments of suspense, intrigue and erotism. [Full review in Spanish]

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Flixster Audience Score: 20% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
I think I am so cross with this because it started out reasonably well for what it is. Geeky website owner wins a date with the girl of his dreams who is web… More
Jesse Ortega
I don't know what to make of this movie, since I am quite a fan Nacho Vigalondo and the fact that he has a good eye for creating genre films. And,… More
Carlos Magalhães
The plot is smart and Vigalondo's direction following multiple open windows on a computer is imaginative and well conceived, but he also seems too… More
Dann Michalski
Intense and exciting, Open Windows is a dynamic psychological thriller. After receiving a mysterious call an obsessive fan is given unrestricted access to an… More