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Good Time (2017)

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Critic Consensus: A visual treat filled out by consistently stellar work from Robert Pattinson, Good Time is a singularly distinctive crime drama offering far more than the usual genre thrills.

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After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine Nikas (Robert Pattinson) embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld in an increasingly desperate-and dangerous-attempt to get his brother out of jail. Over the course of one adrenalized night, Constantine finds himself on a mad descent into violence and mayhem as he races against the clock to save his brother and himself, knowing their lives hang in the balance.

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Cast

Robert Pattinson
as Connie Nikas
Benny Safdie
as Nick Nikas
Necro
as Caliph
Peter Verby
as Peter the Psychiatrist
Saida Mansoor
as Agapia Nikas
Rose Gregorio
as Loren Ellman
Eric Paykert
as Eric the Bail Bondsman
Astrid Corrales
as Bail Bondsman's Assistant
Rachel Black
as Rachel the Public Defender
Ben Edelman
as Acid Buying Complainer
Laurence Blum
as Nassau County Police Officer A
Jason Harvey
as Nassau County Police Officer B
Robert Clohessy
as The 6th Floor Elmhurst NYPD Police Officer
Goran Spadina
as EMT Worker #2
Michael McClard
as Detective
Eliosa Santos
as Prostitute
Bryan Seslow
as NYPD Investigating Officer
Craig muMs Grant
as Denny the Access-A-Ride Driver
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Critic Reviews for Good Time

All Critics (238) | Top Critics (65)

Good Time isn't an exuberant or happy-go-lucky emotional ride, rather it's the cruel irony of white privileged in even the lowest rungs of class.

August 26, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Nick's character doesn't exactly develop, but we do see its innards teased gradually apart. Ben Safdie's touching performance bookends the film with enormous grace.

November 29, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Pattinson is utterly convincing as the Manson-eyed Connie, a manipulative force of nature (alternately mesmerising, repugnant and pathetic) who leaves a trail of destruction in his wake.

November 19, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The masterstroke of the script is how it takes a situation that, in almost any other film of this type, would be played for pathos... and instead strip-mines it for every last iota of moral ambiguity.

November 17, 2017 | Full Review…

The urgent docu-style filming is impressive, but it's Pattinson's fearless turn that lingers.

November 16, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The Safdie brothers' crime thriller Good Time is a chaotic, wildly inventive but increasingly self-indulgent affair.

November 15, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Good Time

½

3/07/2018

Peter Bond
Peter Bond

Super Reviewer

Never before has somebody drinking a bottle of Sprite made me wince in sympathetic pain and terror.

Gimly M.
Gimly M.

Super Reviewer

½

Robert Pattinson keeps proving that he can be an amazing actor when not playing a ridiculous vampire, delivering a magnetic performance in this frenetic, stylish and super tense movie bathed in neon lights but which only falters a bit in the end by wanting to have a "message."

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

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