Captive

Captive

Captive

Thriller starring David Oyelowo and Kate Mara based on the true crimes of Brian Nichols, who escaped from custody - on trial for rape - and went on a killing spree in Atlanta, Georgia in 2005. Mara plays a single mother who is randomly taken hostage in her own apartment.

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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

True crime and Christian filmmaking collide with more subtlety than either genre is typically known for in "Captive."

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A credit-sequence television clip of Mr. Warren and the real Ms. Smith with Oprah Winfrey makes the entire movie feel like the strangest book infomercial in memory.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

The actors are committed - Mara, generally waif-like, appears frail indeed - but there's barely anything worth committing to.

2.0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

Convincing performances from David Oyelowo and Kate Mara - as an escaped killer and his drug addicted hostage - are the saving grace of Captive ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Though the film ends with a whimper instead of a bang, Oyelowo and Mara's riveting, embodied performances rise above the material.

Variety

Variety

press

True crime and Christian filmmaking collide with more subtlety than either genre is typically known for in "Captive."

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A credit-sequence television clip of Mr. Warren and the real Ms. Smith with Oprah Winfrey makes the entire movie feel like the strangest book infomercial in memory.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

The actors are committed - Mara, generally waif-like, appears frail indeed - but there's barely anything worth committing to.

2.0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

Convincing performances from David Oyelowo and Kate Mara - as an escaped killer and his drug addicted hostage - are the saving grace of Captive ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Though the film ends with a whimper instead of a bang, Oyelowo and Mara's riveting, embodied performances rise above the material.

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