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Radioactive (2020)



Critic Consensus: Radioactive's flawed script and counterproductive storytelling choices are offset by Rosamund Pike's central performance in a sincere tribute to a brilliant scientific mind.

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From the 1870s through our 21st century, RADIOACTIVE tells the story of pioneering scientist Marie Curie (Rosamund Pike) through her extraordinary life and her enduring legacies - the passionate partnerships, her shining scientific breakthroughs, and the darker consequences that followed.


Rosamund Pike
as Marie Curie
Sam Riley
as Pierre Curie
Aneurin Barnard
as Paul Langevin
Simon Russell Beale
as Professor Lippmann
Harriet Turnbull
as Young Marie
Indica Watson
as Irene (age 6)
Mirjam Novak
as Nurse Francoise
Demetri Goritsas
as Dr. Jenkins
Cara Bossom
as Eve Curie
Richard Pepple
as Lester Jackson
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All Critics (132) | Top Critics (25)

Just because a person's accomplishments are great, it doesn't follow that a movie about their life and achievements will be equally as compelling.

July 29, 2020 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Despite the talent involved, and the incredible subject matter, the irritating tendency to overexplain means there's very little spark to be found in the enervating "Radioactive."

July 28, 2020 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Though well-filmed and well-acted, Radioactive careens from predictable to the borderline bizarre, and never finds solid footing in either world.

July 27, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

[An] intriguing but frustrating drama...

July 25, 2020 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

"Radioactive" is somehow a stifling bore. Keep your distance.

July 24, 2020 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

Like their [protagonist], give the filmmakers credit for some creative risks. Even so, it's a shame that [Radioactive never] lives up to the greatness of its subject.

July 24, 2020 | Full Review…
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