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The Life of David Gale
  • R
  • 2h 10m
  • 2003
Rotten19%
Common Sense Media Iconage 17+
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Academy Award® winner Kevin Spacey (American Beauty) stars with Oscar® nominee Kate Winslet (Titanic) in a powerfully gripping, edge-of-your-seat thriller hailed as "provocative" (ABC-TV). An electrifying suspenseful journey into deadly conspiracy and murderous deception begins when a respected professor who may - or may not - be guilty is charged with a brutal crime. The Life of David Gale is a brilliantly unpredictable thriller, which builds relentlessly to a shocking final twist guaranteed to blow you away!
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Rotten19%
Critics Consensus: Instead of offering a convincing argument against the death penalty, this implausible, convoluted thriller pounds the viewer over the head with its message.
Reviews
New York Magazine/Vulture
Peter Rainer
Rotten

Low thrills and high dudgeon are a bad mix.

June 17, 2017
Ebert & Roeper
Richard Roeper
Fresh

A dazzling mess.

June 17, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
An overripe melodrama -- a time waster.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie includes very mature material. There are sexual references and explicit sexual situations, including rape charges. A student offers a teacher sex for a passing grade (he declines). There is also non-sexual nudity and footage that may show a murder. Characters use strong language and one abuses alcohol, ultimately becoming an alcoholic. The movie also features suicide in what could be seen as an approving manner.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Thriller, Drama
  • Release Date:February 21, 2003
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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