Passengers (2008)

After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident--which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 24, 2008
DVD Release Date: March 24, 2009
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies

It is dark, depressing and seems to be built entirely around a twist ending that feels less like a surprise and more like relief.

Stephen Holden
New York Times

Passengers is a supernatural thriller so mechanically inept and lacking in suspense that it doesn't even pass muster as lowbrow Halloween-ready entertainment.

Jason McKiernan

spends too much time concealing its secret to fully realize its potential as a human drama.

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Ben Lyons
At the Movies

Even though Anne Hathaway is good, it's no reason to get really emotionally invested in her quest

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Joshua Katzman
Chicago Reader

The surprise ending isn't as shocking as those of Jacob's Ladder or The Sixth Sense -- two stellar examples of the genre -- but it's still dramatically potent.

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Anders Wotzke

Initial intrigue turns into tedium and frustration as the plot heads into the territory of absurd.

Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Did Hathaway know when she signed to this that it would be released just in time to embarrass her during her accolades for Rachel Getting Married?

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Michael Ordoña
Los Angeles Times

It's a long ride to a familiar destination.

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Brian Orndorf

It's a blurred pass at suspense and hesitant smooches, but with Hathaway and Wilson around to carry most of the workload, at least it's well acted.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
I was not sure what i was watching early in this movie. A conspiracy movie or some thriller or what not . .then in came together in the last 40 minutes. Very… More
Jim Hunter
So Bradley Cooper - I mean Patrick Wilson - is in everything. There's nothing wrong with any of the performances, including Wilson and Hathaway's.… More
Kevin M. Williams
Uneven exposition just about murders this suspense piece (with a wee love story on the side) that seems to wait too long for a twist ending. Luckily the… More
Dead Angel
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