Locked Down (2021)

Locked Down (2021)

Locked Down (2021)

Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor lead this romamce-heist comedy as a couple whose relationship hits the rocks during COVID-19 lockdown. But before their love sinks for good, they agree to call a truce in order to steal a diamond. Directed by Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow) and written by Steven Knight (Locke).

2021118 minsUK
ComedyCrimeRomance
Director:
Doug Liman ('Edge of Tomorrow', 'Mr and Mrs Smith', 'American Made')
Writer:
Steven Knight
Cast:
Anne HathawayChiwetel EjioforStephen MerchantBen KingsleyMindy Kaling

Locked Down (2021) / Reviews

Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Had the filmmakers taken a more easygoing approach, Locked Down might have landed in the realm of The Thomas Crown Affair.

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Paste

Paste

A crushing miscalculation on every level...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Hathaway’s comic timing has become a marvel in recent years, but Ejiofor, too, exults in the chance to throw off his usual gravity.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

I’m wary in general of making any definitive pronouncements about Locked Down, whose charms and irritations (and it has its share of both) are largely a matter of timing and perspective.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Maybe this all works, accidentally or not, as a time capsule of very contemporary irritation.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

COVID-19 serves as a fitting backdrop for an amiable romp about the freedoms we take for granted...

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Variety

Variety

At times, generates an uneasy mixture of intimacy and showiness, yet it’s a kick to watch a couple of actors who are this terrific pull out all the stops.

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