Unknown (2006)

When five men wake up in a locked warehouse with no memory of how they arrived there, the race is on to stay alive long enough to distinguish the good guys from the bad guys in a mysterious thriller from music-video director Simon Brand and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 3, 2006
DVD Release Date: January 30, 2007
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though it boasts a talented cast, this thriller fails to make you care about the twisty mystery of the men's identities and situation.

Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

There's a good little thriller lurking somewhere in the depths of "Unknown," but it never quite rises to the surface.

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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

It's a good gimmick, but still a gimmick, and we're left with more confusion than tension.

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Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

Like an irritating sense of déjà-vu, you would swear that you've seen this all before, as paranoid amnesiacs, European locales, and leather jacket clad hit men collide to make for a mildly entertaining thriller.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

You wish some of the plot holes had been spackled better.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Unknown is far from a perfect movie, but it's more amusing than many better-made ones.

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Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

A nifty little psychological crime thriller that suggests a Treasure of the Sierra Madre for the postindustrial age.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

Unknown is far from unwatchable, just undistinguished.

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Anton Bitel

goes round in circles, with petty arguments and lengthy monologues making the minutes drag in what ought to be a taut thriller.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
The hook here, the catch (and a very good one it is) is that instead of the usual 1 guy with amnesia (how many films??? and who could count the number??? I… More
Al S
It's The Usual suspects meets Saw. It's a gripping and electrifying, edge of your seat thriller. Exciting and thrilling with amazing twist and turns… More
Manu Gino
Trust no one. Fear everyone. Excellent Movie! The film story just keeps changing even at the end, amazing plot! Good acting roles by everyone involve. Highly… More
Curtis Lilly
I found this one to be quite entertaining. The play between the characters accomplishes great suspense in who is good and who is bad. I don't usually… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"Trust no one. Fear everyone."</i> Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to… More
Dan Schultz
A poorly executed wannabe "Saw"/"Cube" thriller that is ambitious and casted well, but falters big time near the end. Haven't seen it… More

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