The Final Cut
The Final Cut (2004)

First-time filmmaker Omar Naim wrote and directed the sci-fi drama The Final Cut. Set in the near future, the story concerns a device implanted in the body that is capable of recording a person's entire life. Once it is extracted from… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 15, 2004
DVD Release Date: March 22, 2005
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Critic Score: 37% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

It's not quite as smart as it thinks it is.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

This debut from writer-director Omar Naim is cut-and-dried sci-fi thriller business.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A sleepy, boring, and utterly forgettable thriller...

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It's nice to see Mira Sorvino who has sort of wobbled about since winning the Oscar about ten years ago she is very good in this film.

Erik Lundegaard
Seattle Times

The lack of imagination, given the initial premise, is astounding.

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Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today

Most significantly, the film underscores the fact that the meaning of our lives ultimately comes from somewhere outside of ourselves.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Williams has extraordinary success in channeling this other person. How strange that the same actor can play some of the most uninhibited of all characters, and some of the most morose.

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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

This first feature from writer-director Omar Naim is unusually accomplished.

Luis Martinez

Robin Williams edita con estoica convicción, los pecados de los hombres.

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Flixster Audience Score: 45% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Technology is developed that allows recording of one's entire life. Why? So that once yer dead your relatives can make a memorial film clip of your life.… More
Luke Baldock
The Final Cut is more than just a thriller. It offers a fascinating premise and works on it in an excellent manner. We are shown the damage such "recorded… More
Fernando Rafael Quintero Castañeda
God, I hate Robin Williams! One of the world's most overrated actors is terribly pouty and rigid in THE FINAL CUT. He's not alone, though. Most of the… More
Bannan instant enigma- just add water
Nifty futuristic idea.
Alice Shen
Interesting concept with a somewhat anticlimactic ending. Robin Williams is understated and slightly creepy as the sin-eating cutter, and I always love Jim… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Pointless and clichéd sci-fi thriller.