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Based on 12 Reviews
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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Muddled. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The movie is so glacially paced and underdeveloped that it often feels as numb as its grieving hero. show more

  • 50
    Sheri Linden The Hollywood Reporter

    Ultimately Fear X feels more like an intellectual exercise than a convincing drama. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    This thriller is ingeniously woven with motifs suggesting the difficulty of seeing and understanding truth, and substitutes psychological chills for commonplace gore. show more

  • 38
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A pretentious, unsatisfying and ultra-slow-moving thriller. show more

  • 50
    Merle Bertrand Film Threat

    A tedious, snail-paced mess. show more

  • 40
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Turturro's sweaty, lumpen Cain is a profoundly disagreeable guide down the rabbit hole of hallucinatory paranoia. show more

  • 80
    Scott Foundas Variety

    A supremely elegant, meditative thriller. show more

  • 70
    Scott Foundas L.A. Weekly

    Turturro keeps Fear X fascinating, practically in spite of itself. show more

  • 70
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    Barely credible, but in the hands of the film's dedicated minimalists, "barely" is enough, and they turn the precious little they have to work with into a plus. show more

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