Run Lola Run
Run Lola Run (1999)

Presenting his third feature after last year's acclaimed Wintersleepers, Tom Tykwer cranks up the volume, stiffens the pace, and jettisons us on one of this year's most exhilarating cinematic adventures. A breathtaking race against… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 18, 1999
DVD Release Date: December 21, 1999
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: More fun than a barrel of Jean-Paul Sartre, pic's energy riffs on an engaging love story and really human performances while offering a series of what-ifs and a blood-stirring soundtrack.

Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Run Lola Run is fun, fun, fun.

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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

...a sort of power-pop variation on the mystical time-bending Euro-art movies made by the late Krzysztof Kieslowski.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Run Lola Run takes a few moments to muse about the nature of time and the purpose of man... But its real agenda is the purpose of woman.

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David Rooney

Cleverly juggling the elements and encounters of a simple thriller scenario by using multiple viewpoints and a domino effect to create different destinies...

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A film of nonstop motion and visual invention.

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Dragan Antulov
Draxblog Movie Reviews

Accompanied by techno music and populated by young and likeable "hip" protagonists, Run Lola Run is very pleasing to the eyes and ears of its viewers.

Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

Not only does Lola run, she takes this hyperkinetic pop culture firecracker of a film with her.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Teenagers with a taste for the offbeat may enjoy.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

despite its brittle techno-punk rhythms and spots of nihilism... this is sort of a throwback to the days before the talkies

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
Lola has twenty minutes to find a way to get 100,000 Deutschmarks to her boyfriend across town before he gets whacked. Problem is, she's broke, but… More
Dan Schultz
An adrenaline rush of a film concerning a young woman (Franka Potente) who must gather 100,000 marks in twenty minutes to help bail her boyfriend (Mortiz… More
xGary Xx
A young woman receives a phone call from her boyfriend telling her that if he doesn't get 100,000 Deutchmarks within 20 minutes he's a dead man. It… More
Lucas Martins
Tom Tykwer's energic Run Lola Run, have terrific realistic actings and become a unforgettable film, an exciting plot that work very well with the… More
Eliza Norton
It's the choices you make that lead you to the situation of the present , not life by itself. This flickr deals with the pleasure of trying any… More
Albert Kim
Really interesting pacing. A lot of fun and interesting cinematography. Loved it.