• Compliance (2012)


Release Date: 2012

DVD Release Date: January 8th, 2013

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

A fast-food worker (Dreama Walker) who's accused of theft is put through the wringer as her boss (Ann Dowd), at the direction of a phone caller who says he's a cop, subjects her to increasingly harsh forms of interrogation.

Cast: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, Pat Healy, Bill Camp, Philip Ettinger, James McCaffrey, Ashlie Atkinson, Nikiya Mathis

Director: Craig Zobel

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Muskat Filmed Properties, Dogfish Pictures

Keywords: Mystery, Suspenseful

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Likely to spur discussions about workplace safety, employee rights and broader awareness of sexual predation, Compliance is also a suspenseful psychological drama for viewers prepared to tolerate its extremes. show more

  • 88
    Tirdad DerakhshaniPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A taut, understated minimalist masterwork. show more

  • 0
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This nasty little bottom-feeder of a film is too condescending to be trusted, too manipulative to be believed, too turgid to be enjoyed, too shameless to be endured and, before and after everything else, too inept to make its misanthropic case. show more

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