After Hours

Metascore
90

Universal acclaim - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8

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Critic Reviews

  1. After Hours is not, ultimately, a satisfying film, but it's often vigorously unsettling.
User Score
7.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 64 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. MichaelD.
    Apr 8, 2008
    10
    Brilliant black comedy that condenses one man's nightmarish evening into a series of bizarre encounters with the after hours crowd of Brilliant black comedy that condenses one man's nightmarish evening into a series of bizarre encounters with the after hours crowd of Soho. While it might play on people's fears of urban life, much like the Out of Towners did in the 70's, it is more a commentary on the contrast between the button down, workaday life led by many New Yorkers and the late night, artsy subculture. Full Review »
  2. Apr 18, 2016
    9
    I don't understand what's the ego supposed to be in After Hours because I spent hours watching this realizing I only watched it because it wasI don't understand what's the ego supposed to be in After Hours because I spent hours watching this realizing I only watched it because it was a great film. Full Review »
  3. Nov 22, 2013
    10
    This movie is both pure entertainment and an enigma that warrants being seen over and over again to start comprehending it's many layers. It'sThis movie is both pure entertainment and an enigma that warrants being seen over and over again to start comprehending it's many layers. It's completely unique, thematically and in terms of it's feel in general, with haunting music that nests itself into your mind (can hear it now if I try) and excellent camera work which always compliments the action and mood. My favorite Scorsese movie by far and one of my favorite films in general. The fact that it never gets dull is testament to it greatness. I also like the fact that it's all set in one evening, which really pulls you into the situation with the character and forces you to share his sense of helplessness. If you have seen this you need to, Full Review »