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Based on 29 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 40
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Slim pickings. show more

  • 25
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    A hostage drama that oscillates between soap opera and action flick. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    It's never enough of a grabber to keep the mind from wandering to the romance it apparently sparked. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Whatever romantic tension the film has is communicated in the coiled-spring performance by Crowe, one of the most remarkable actors working. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The romantic subtext of their characters' relationship is the film's chief liability, and feels forced and undeveloped. show more

  • 73
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Proof of Life won't hold your heart hostage for very long after it's over, but here's looking at Russell Crowe -- he's the real deal, sweetheart. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    The movie delivers on its own terms. It may emerge a bit bruised and tattered around the edges, but its ever-beating heart provides the ultimate Proof of Life. show more

  • 75
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    Fortunately, this film doesn't have to depend on off-screen dalliances to prove its worth. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I was interested all through the movie--interested, but not riveted. I cared, but not quite enough. show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Disappointingly routine kidnapping thriller with soap-opera trimmings. show more

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