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Last Night (2011)



Critic Consensus: Last Night doesn't opt for easy answers, but the framework and characters overall are too slight and plain to be compelling.

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Set in New York City, Last Night is the story of a married couple that while apart for one night, is confronted by temptation that may decide the fate of their marriage. Joanna (Academy Award(R) nominee Keira Knightley) and Michael Reed (Sam Worthington) are 7 years into a successful and happy relationship. They are moving along in their lives together until Joanna meets Laura (Eva Mendes), the stunningly beautiful work colleague whom Michael never mentioned. While Michael is away with Laura on a business trip, Joanna runs into an old but never quite forgotten love, Alex (Guillaume Canet) and agrees to have drinks with him. As the night progresses and temptation increases for the couple, each must confront who they are inside and outside of their relationship. Last Night is ultimately a film about choices - the choice you make to be with someone, to give yourself physically and emotionally, and how to survive all three. --(c) Tribeca

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Keira Knightley
as Joanna Reed
Sam Worthington
as Michael Reed
Guillaume Canet
as Alex Mann
Rae Ritke
as Barbara
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Critic Reviews for Last Night

All Critics (68) | Top Critics (29)

Slickly written and finely acted, Last Night is at its core a character study.

September 8, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…

The film is as shiny and thin as a coat of nail varnish, but beguilingly photographed...

June 5, 2011 | Full Review…

An hour and a half of pan-American todger-teasing.

June 4, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The word sexy is horribly overused. When it comes to this pair, though, it's the only word that will do.

June 3, 2011 | Rating: 3/5

It's quite enjoyable, and the ending is very good -- I just didn't believe a moment of it.

June 3, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

A good-looking, tightly-scripted and ever-so-slightly superficial drama about a married couple on the brink of infidelity.

June 2, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Last Night


An honest though unimpressive movie with decent performances, especially Keira Knightley, who shines in this story of doubt, desire and betrayal. Still, it is too bad that after ninety minutes of slow build-up it simply doesn't offer a real pay-off.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

Will be too slow for some, but I liked this movie. I think any one in a marriage who ever wondered what if? will relate to this. Definitely not a feel good, but well acted and thought provoking.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer


A rare movie in which the middle section is the most compelling part. Unsurprisingly, this makes for a ho-hum experience all together.

Jason Robinson
Jason Robinson

Super Reviewer

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