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Based on 35 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Though shot for maximum moodiness by the gifted Peter Deming ("Mulholland Drive"), the movie straps you in for a head trip that promises hallucinatory wonders but delivers the same old Hollywood formula with sugar on top. show more

  • 25
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    [Brody's] mannered performance helps downgrade this picture from a middling sci-fi film to a bad, borderline-camp sci-fi film. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The Jacket is a confused attempt at headiness that feels like a poor man's "Memento." show more

  • 30
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    If claustrophobia's your style, The Jacket is a perfect fit. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    The Jacket is both a genre movie and a symptom, a gothic treatment of Gulf War syndrome. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Adrien Brody is cornering the market on roles where he's hunted, haunted and under-nourished. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Admittedly, The Jacket is not likely to be everyone's cup of tea, but filmmaker John Maybury has forged a mesmerizing mindblower. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    A gripping drama that will leave thoughtful cinemagoers wrestling with basic Big Questions. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The result is what you might call a mass-audience art film. It doesn't entirely succeed, but it's certainly a change from today's standard mysteries and horror movies. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    This movie probably falls within the purview of a "love it/hate it" subgenre of the psychological thriller. show more

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