Some will write off Prisoners as shameless exploitation. But like Clint Eastwood's "Mystic River," to which it's been compared, Prisoners is so artfully shaped and forcefully developed that objections fade. show more
There's a near-sacred history in Hollywood of non-U.S.- born directors providing fresh perspectives on America. Miloš Forman. Alfred Hitchcock. Ang Lee. Ernst Lubitsch. Billy Wilder. For Prisoners, a stress-inducing trip into child abduction, the director is Quebecois filmmaker Denis Villeneuve, who gives us an American "hero" guaranteed to push many buttons, many times, and who might not have been allowed to be quite so awful, under a different director's lens. show more
A devastating psychological thriller, Prisoners pulls us deep into our worst fear: the Amber Alert. Then it holds us under. show more
The movie was REMARKABLE! I haven't seen something so emotionally gripping for a long time. This was surely an amazing ride. I would recommend it to anyone! Acting was phenomenal!!
Slow, Slow, Slow....... Whats on TV ?????
I won\'t sleep tonight. wow, what a ride. this movie will give you the chills. many tried this story before ,but this movie is made to perfection. even the music is a masterpiece. not sure how could someone think it is not good.