Countdown

Countdown

Countdown

A nurse downloads an app that predicts when a person is going to die - and gives her only three days - in this ticking clock thriller. She then must find a way to save her life from a mysterious figure that's haunting her before time runs out.

2019Rating: M, Horror themes, violence and coarse language88 minsUSA
HorrorThriller
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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

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The topical nightmare has potential to get under your skin, but relies too much on familiar jump scares and easy violence.

2.0
Time Out

Time Out

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As proven by Mary Elizabeth Winstead in Final Destination 3 or the spunky Jessica Rothe in Happy Death Day, these fate-driven, high-concept horror flicks can be redeemed by a committed central performance. Countdown's Elizabeth Lail joins their company.

3.0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

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This isn't a subtle, moody film filled with a sense of unease; instead, jump scares are around every corner. If that's all you want from a horror movie, you'll have a very good time - and an elevated heart rate for its speedy 90 minutes.

IndieWire

IndieWire

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The movie arrives at an eye-roll inducing final twist, and hints at an inevitable sequel. But this app isn't exactly begging for an upgrade.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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A pedestrian thriller whose personal-tech gimmick is even more thinly imagined than one might guess, it's a jumble of cheap jump scares made watchable by likable leads Elizabeth Lail and Jordan Calloway.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

A pedestrian thriller whose personal-tech gimmick is even more thinly imagined than one might guess, it's a jumble of cheap jump scares made watchable by likable leads Elizabeth Lail and Jordan Calloway.

The Guardian

The Guardian

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Rather than screaming for them to go the other way, you'll be urging them to accept fate and die instead.

1.0
Variety

Variety

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[A] bombastically dumb new chiller that probably would have been called "Killer App" if that title hadn't already been used several times.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

The topical nightmare has potential to get under your skin, but relies too much on familiar jump scares and easy violence.

2.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

As proven by Mary Elizabeth Winstead in Final Destination 3 or the spunky Jessica Rothe in Happy Death Day, these fate-driven, high-concept horror flicks can be redeemed by a committed central performance. Countdown's Elizabeth Lail joins their company.

3.0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

This isn't a subtle, moody film filled with a sense of unease; instead, jump scares are around every corner. If that's all you want from a horror movie, you'll have a very good time - and an elevated heart rate for its speedy 90 minutes.

IndieWire

IndieWire

press

The movie arrives at an eye-roll inducing final twist, and hints at an inevitable sequel. But this app isn't exactly begging for an upgrade.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

A pedestrian thriller whose personal-tech gimmick is even more thinly imagined than one might guess, it's a jumble of cheap jump scares made watchable by likable leads Elizabeth Lail and Jordan Calloway.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

A pedestrian thriller whose personal-tech gimmick is even more thinly imagined than one might guess, it's a jumble of cheap jump scares made watchable by likable leads Elizabeth Lail and Jordan Calloway.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Rather than screaming for them to go the other way, you'll be urging them to accept fate and die instead.

1.0
Variety

Variety

press

[A] bombastically dumb new chiller that probably would have been called "Killer App" if that title hadn't already been used several times.

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