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Based on 18 Reviews
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  • 50
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    Perfect Sense is a very conventional love story wrapped into a slightly more quirky, apocalyptic yarn and lightly dusted with a touch of true originality. show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Though it eventually gets down to more serious business, this Glasgow-set apocalyptic romance-drama seems, at first, to be most concerned about whether restaurants will survive the end of the world. show more

  • 40
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Perfect Sense is dense: It's a very complex and intelligent story hybrid that, must have looked great on paper and sounded impressive in discussion, but as a movie, it splatters all over the screen in unsatisfying genetic mutations. show more

  • 70

    Perfect Sense shines best outside of the bedroom, in sequences that show the human race adjusting to tragedy after tragedy. show more

  • 88
    Glenn Heath Jr. Slant Magazine

    Visually glassy and smooth, Perfect Sense values the dynamic mood of each scene without being overly stylized. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Perfect Sense offers an epic tale seen through the prism of a tiny, intimate story. It's the inverse of "Contagion," which sacrificed character to scope. show more

  • 25
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Would the Mayans have predicted the end of the world in 2012 if they'd known it would inspire not only "The Tree of Life'' and "Melancholia'' but an endless supply of more dreary depictions of end-times like this one? show more

  • 25
    Rex Reed New York Observer

    And there is Ewan McGregor, who makes entirely too many movies and only occasionally makes an effort to speak the kind of English anyone can understand. show more

  • 80
    Ray Greene Boxoffice Magazine

    Director David Mackenzie's quietly accomplished film straddles the arthouse world and cult movies with a unique poetic vision. show more

  • 60
    Kim Newman Empire

    Odd, but intriguing. show more

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