Trust (2011)

When Annie, a 14-year-old girl, is seduced by a 41-year-old internet predator she knows only as "Charlie," it tears apart her family. While her father becomes obsessed with revenge fantasies, Annie enters therapy, where she… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 1, 2011
DVD Release Date: July 26, 2011
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Director David Schwimmer gets some gut-wrenching performances out of his actors but he still lacks the chops to fully ratchet up story tension.

Cath Clarke
Time Out

An exercise in sober drama and a middle-class cautionary tale which explores a family ripped up by the roots after the rape of a 14-year-old girl.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

Schwimmer directs this smarmy Hot Topic drama with empathy for the craft of acting but less interest in the craft of making a movie move.

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Billy Tatum
We Got This Covered

An excellent screenplay and fantastic performances make Trust one of the year's best films.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Audiences most definitely will squirm and wish they were anywhere but in the theater, despite the fact that it features some of Clive Owen's best work and a startling movie debut by the 15-year-old Liana Liberato.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Prurient, ham-handed and amateurish.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

A film that every parent and teenager ought to see.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

What Trust conveys, at its best, is that ultimately parental protections are not foolproof, and that is the greatest horror of all.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

I must admit [Schwimmer's] done a solid job with this queasy drama.

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Joseph Proimakis
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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
Schwimmer really makes us empathize with his characters and directs this disquieting drama with a remarkable confidence, never letting the plot become… More
Manu Gino
What took her family years to build, a stranger stole in an instant. Very good important film! Terrific performances from everyone involved. The plot was just… More
Bruce Bruce
Good Story about young people and modern day internet problems, ie facebook, my space if you have a daughter under 17 might pay to watch this. 4 stars
Jameson Worley
Wow! Well done film. Excellent performances all around, but especially from Liana Liberato and Clive Owen; solid directorial effort by David Schwimmer as well.… More
Cynthia S.
Good job David Schwimmer! This movie deals with a side of sexual assault from a predator that most don't know about. Take it from me, it happens. It… More
Melvin White
Gail Friedman: We can't control what happens to us or our loved ones. First off, David Schwimmer did a masterful job with Trust; tackling a film that most… More