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The Silencing (2020)




Critic Consensus: The Silencing mistakes mood for character development, leading to an undercooked mystery that fails to generate much interest.

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A reformed hunter (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and a sheriff (Annabelle Wallis) are caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse when they set out to track a killer who may have kidnapped the hunter's daughter five years ago.

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Critic Reviews for The Silencing

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (2)

One does feel one's seen all this before.

August 14, 2020 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

In this stale thriller, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau plays a alcoholic hunter who tries to catch a serial killer of teen girls. Even in these troubled times, when we all hunger for escapism, this long journey to a lame ending hardly fills the bill.

August 14, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Well made but essentially dull crime drama: nothing we haven't seen before.

February 10, 2021 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Ultimately, The Silencing doesn't say anything much at all.

January 11, 2021 | Full Review…

This movie forgets that the character stuff is the side dish, not the main course, and serves an insultingly under-prepared crime procedural.

October 29, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

It's desperately dull and predictable - down to the boring reveal at the end. It does moody and atmospheric well, but that will only take you so far. Ultimately, it's too muted for its own good.

October 26, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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