The Beast (2024)

146 mins
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The Beast (2024) | Ratings & Reviews

"(This) audacious drama throbs with fear."

The GuardianThe Guardian



"Classical and ultramodern, (this) is an experience both bold and rich."

The Globe and MailThe Globe and Mail

"(Seydoux) gives a performance here of astonishing, chameleonic intensity."

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal

"To paraphrase the smartest line from Tenet, don’t try to understand The Beast, you just have to feel it."

The TimesThe Times

"Impeccable execution and an abundance of ideas to explore after it’s over."

"It’s a big swing for the fences from the singular French filmmaker and one that absolutely pays off."

Little White LiesLittle White Lies

"Ambitious but airless."


"Will hook cerebrally receptive audiences with its daring mix of genre elements and hot-button themes."

Screen DailyScreen Daily

"It takes you somewhere, and more than one somewhere."

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune

"Ambitious and accomplished, but not always involving."

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter

"An audacious interdimensional romance, techno-thriller and Los Angeles noir rolled up in one."

The New York TimesThe New York Times

"It’s a pleasure to recommend a film of startling originality, dazzle and danger."


"The film can be mystifying at time, even confusing... but it’s never confused."

Boston GlobeBoston Globe

"Textually dense, formally ambitious, and supremely engaging."

Chicago ReaderChicago Reader

"Bonello's filmmaking is so hypnotic, and Seydoux's performance so subtly mesmerising, that you can't help getting caught up."


"A wholly original work that pulses with prescience."

Empire MagazineEmpire Magazine

"Léa Seydoux lights up (this) daring and epoch-straddling sci-fi."

Financial TimesFinancial Times

"Weaves a bewitching, if a trifle head-swimming spell."

The GuardianThe Guardian

"Comes nowhere near achieving anything as insightful in two and a half hours that James manages in 30 pages."

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle

The Beast (2024) | Details

M, Mature themes, sexual references and coarse language
Drama, Romance, Science Fiction
Country of origin
Canada, France

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