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  • 20
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    The end result doesn't even satisfy on its own sleazy terms. Not only does it lack the satirical nihilism of the "Hostel" films or the admittedly clever torture machinations of the "Saw" series, it doesn't even provide its target young male audience with the requisite nudity. show more

  • 50
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Quite possibly the final word on a much-maligned genre. show more

  • 25
    New York Post

    Captivity is torture porn without the sex. Cuthbert squirms, screams, weeps and pleads for her life with great conviction. Slick, sick sleaze. show more

  • 25
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    A wan, derivative entry in the torture-porn cycle. show more

  • 25
    Glenn Kenny Premiere

    Thoroughly irritating little film. show more

  • 25
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A lurid thriller that marks a new career low for both director Roland Joffé (The Killing Fields, The Mission) and co-screenwriter Larry Cohen (Phone Booth, It's Alive). show more

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    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    If there is another challenger for worst entry of 2007, I don't want to see it. show more

  • 40
    Kim Newman Empire

    Torture junkies should remember it’s only four months to Saw IV -- so you can afford to avoid Captivity. show more

  • 30
    Film Threat

    A terrible rehash of better torture genre exploitation, with none of the charm. show more

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    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Captivity is the kind of film that gives torture porn a bad name. show more

  • June 13, 2009 Rean Rossier
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    I enjoyed this movie I watched it around 1:00 & ate popcorn. This movie was not really a horror movie it's more of a..... I Don't Know this movie was very good! great ending, great acting, this was a good / gross film.

  • August 08, 2008 Deep In Doubt
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    While this type of movie has been done to death (like most movies today)...it was a solid watch. It picks up after about 20 minutes. I did not regret spending 9 dollars on it.

  • May 22, 2008 sourpatchkid56
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    i wasn't expecting this movie to be really good but i actually ended up loving it! very suspensful and very gory like the Saw trilogy. it was suprising at the end as well. i thought it was great, i reccommend it!

  • May 22, 2008 BRIDGETTE IS HOT
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    This movies was awesome it had several misdirections so you couldn't really expect what was coming next. Elisha was wonderful.

  • May 22, 2008 purejoo333
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    My children have been attending Sunshine for sometime and have enjoyed their days. This facility has an excellent preschool program at reasonable rates. The staff is friendly and always greets my children with a smile.

  • May 22, 2008 emiton1
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    when you get to listen to one of the goverment black ops who worked in south america they will tell you that many of our missing girls end up there as trade for drugs and truned into permanent prostitutes. all they say is that they sign a paper that says they can never reveal to the public what they have seen time and time again. viva america

  • May 22, 2008 irmasa2
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    This movie is for anyone who likes happy endings.This movie is heartwarming and a complete step forword for sandra.I know it not new, but I still love it.If you like this movie you should watch the lake house which has sandra bullock in it as well.

  • May 22, 2008 nha25
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    what are you talking about. This is supposed to be about captivity not selena. get off the drugs and on to the right message board.

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