Actors Of "The Pledge"
Characters Of "The Pledge"
Director of "The Pledge"
Critics Of "The Pledge"
October 08, 2006 After two honorable failures, Sean Penn makes quantum leap forward with an intriguing murder mystery that's also effective as a psychological character study. Nicholosn's riveting turn compensates for deliberate pacing and downbeat tone.Read in Source
The Moving Picture Show
July 18, 2014 [Penn] sustains a mesmerizing intensity while relentlessly building toward an emotionally wrenching climax.Read in Source
September 22, 2007 Nicholson rules over The Pledge with a shaky hand, and that's the source of his power here.Read in Source
September 17, 2010 Sean Penn's agonizing, angst-ridden "The Pledge" feels like a mystery less about murder and more about the inexplicable dangers of impulse and guilt. It's also a waning opportunity to see Jack Nicholson as anything besides a silver-haired hornball.Read in Source
Globe and Mail
March 22, 2002 Ultimately, the payoffs just aren't there, either psychologically or dramatically.Read in Source
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 06, 2002 Mystery-thriller buffs, promise yourselves that you'll see The Pledge. And while you're at it, be sure to invite along Jack Nicholson fans and anyone who saw the first two movies that Sean Penn directed.Read in Source
March 26, 2010 Its grip is on the mind but not the heart--a problem for a film that clearly aims for some emotional impact.Read in Source
Graffiti With Punctuation
April 09, 2017 It's "one last ride" for our leading character Jerry Black (Nicholson), until he abandons the case and retires. It examines a man trying to relinquish his deduction instincts in exchange for a slippery grip on a 'normal' life.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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