Proof of Life

Metascore
45

Mixed or average reviews - based on 29 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 29
  2. Negative: 5 out of 29

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Critic Reviews

  1. 30
    It's Rambo with a split hero -- Morse absorbing punishment and Crowe wreaking vengeance.
  2. 25
    A hostage drama without any tension. It is a love story without any heat. It is as curiously empty a movie as we've seen all year.
  3. A hostage drama that oscillates between soap opera and action flick.
  4. Proof of Life kidnaps the audience, then tortures it to a slow death
  5. Proof of Life isn't a movie. It's an overpriced scrapbook.
User Score
6.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 31 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 9
  2. Negative: 2 out of 9
  1. Aug 23, 2013
    7
    It is one of those been there seen that type of movies, but it was exciting and naturally acted.There was some beautiful landscapes. It isn'tIt is one of those been there seen that type of movies, but it was exciting and naturally acted.There was some beautiful landscapes. It isn't memorable, however it is a good see. Full Review »
  2. Dec 20, 2010
    7
    Guilty pleasure movie. Russell Crowe makes it worth watching, this is Meg Ryan on the cusp of weird cosmetic procedures, before she becameGuilty pleasure movie. Russell Crowe makes it worth watching, this is Meg Ryan on the cusp of weird cosmetic procedures, before she became cringe-worthy. Full Review »
  3. Aug 8, 2015
    5
    Entertaining throughout but the overall premise was badly executed and the payoff was lacking in narrative terms. I would recommend it merelyEntertaining throughout but the overall premise was badly executed and the payoff was lacking in narrative terms. I would recommend it merely for some good performances, but there's nothing new for the thriller genre that this movie has to offer.

    5/10.
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