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Based on 26 Reviews
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  • 40
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Director Gary Fleder ("Don't Say a Word") pushes the same old cliches in "Blade Runner" packaging. show more

  • 25
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    The last 15 minutes finally get it together for what passes as a movie experience with a considerable "gotcha!" quotient. show more

  • 25
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The only good thing about Impostor is the appropriateness of its title for a film posing as the first 2002 release. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Plays around with some interesting notions, such as the nature of reality, the nature of humanity, and the nature of spiffy apartments with sleek bathroom fixtures. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    It's a pleasure to watch a thinking-man's actor like Sinise adapt so easily to this challenge; he even keeps his dignity when forced to participate in the inevitable martial arts-inflected showdown. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    As a video rental, this film will probably play a lot better than it does at the local multiplex. show more

  • 63
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    It's considerably flawed. It has a middle that's padded, a look that could use a few more light bulbs, a protagonist who never earns our sympathy, and an audio mix that leans much too heavily on the bass, often making it impossible to understand what's being said. show more

  • 50
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    It's a Hitchockian "wrong man" story, but there's a twist. show more

  • 50
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Unfortunately, Impostor doesn't do much with its template, despite a remarkably strong cast. show more

  • 38
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    As in most cheap futuristic movies, everything is dark or illuminated by a drab bluish glow. The buildings look grubbily similar to each other, so every location has to be identified onscreen. Of course, that saves the audience the trouble of paying attention. show more

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