Prisoners Prisoners Trailer
Denis Villeneuve



When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts.

  • Director: Denis Villeneuve
  • Main Cast: Hugh Jackman, Paul Dano, Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Soundtrack: Jóhann Jóhannsson
  • Cinematography: Roger Deakins
  • Screenplay: Aaron Guzikowski
  • Cinema Premiere: September 20, 2013

What do the critics think?


10 reviews of Prisoners (2013)

  • 1. Aftonbladet
    10 / 10

    A masterful thriller in every conceivable way

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  • 2. Mobile Stories Sweden
    10 / 10

    If you ask me, I say that this is a movie that you should see during your lifetime, and I'm not just saying that because it's one of my favorites, but because it's a very good movie.

    Swedish: Movie review of “Prisoners” – A future classic?

  • 3. Moviezine
    10 / 10

    "Prisoners" is free from special effects and other nonsense that has spread like an epidemic among contemporary directors in Hollywood who can't find the brake pedal, and is an excellent example of what can be achieved with that insight; it doesn't take much to create a creepy, repulsive, and immensely exciting work - Denis Villeneuve, I salute you! - Victoria Machmudov

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  • 4. Nöjesguiden
    10 / 10

    "Prisoners" is poetic, unsettling, and slow-paced. - Victor Schultz

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  • 5. Filmeye
    8 / 10

    The gripping tension in the film is built up like the winding of a spring in a music box. Thousands of clues reveal heartbreaking human destinies. And as the pace increases, a darker and more horrific resolution is revealed than anyone could have imagined. - Jan-Eje Ferling

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  • 6. Sveriges Radio
    8 / 10

    Captivating on the search for two kidnapped children - Björn Jansson

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  • 7. Svenska Dagbladet
    6.6 / 10

    Clearly approved thriller with constant red herrings - Karoline Eriksson

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  • 8. Göteborgs-Posten
    6 / 10

    The film, which contains some extremely unpleasant scenes, consists of confrontations. Eye to eye. Man to man. Secrets are waiting to surface. - Mats Johnson

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  • 9. SVT
    4 / 10

    I feel a bit left out of the choir of praise that says these issues are so "complex". - Kristoffer Viita

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  • 10. Expressen
    No Rating

    The darkness lies heavy and the frost bites as well as the difficult theme. It hurts. - Ronnit Hasson

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World-Wide Box Office Revenue

Box Office

Prisoners has earned a total of 122 126 687 dollars from cinemas across the world (the global box office).