• Night Moves (2014)

Night Moves

Release Date: May 30th, 2014

DVD Release Date: September 2nd, 2014

R |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

Two Oregon environmentalists (Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning) and a former Marine (Peter Sarsgaard) hatch a plan to blow up a hydroelectric dam.

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard, Alia Shawkat, Logan Miller, Kai Lennox, Katherine Waterston, James LeGros

Director: Kelly Reichardt

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Film Science, RT Features

Keywords: 2010s, Quest, Tense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    After a terrific first hour that crescendos in an extended sequence of quiet yet potent white-knuckle suspense, the film loses some traction in the more challengingly paced second half. But it remains an engrossing reflection on radical violence and its fallout. show more

  • 88
    Brian TallericoRogerEbert.com

    Night Moves eschews traditional tension-building through plot twists and betrayals to focus on its characters, as Reichardt uses her increasingly impressive sense of composition and intuitive pacing to slow burn the audience into a state of anxiety instead of manipulatively pushing them there. show more

  • 88
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    This is a quietly gripping gem. show more

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