96 Minutes (2012)



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96 Minutes is the spellbinding story of a carjacking and four kids caught in the hair-raising chaos of one night. The story builds to a thrilling climax as it intercuts between the car and the beginning of that day, following the separate stories of each kid - where they come from, who they are, and how they all ended up in one car on this fateful night. With incredible performances by a young cast, this riveting moral tale touches on the issues of race, class, friendship and our connections to … More

Rating: R (for violent content and pervasive language)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Aimee Lagos
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On DVD: May 29, 2012
Arc Entertainment - Official Site

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Critic Reviews for 96 Minutes

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (9)

The plot doesn't spiral; it falls with a thud and then just lies there.

Full Review… | May 5, 2012
Top Critic

"96 Minutes" is a mere introduction to Sociology 101, but it's brisk enough to rustle the reading list and keep the conversation alive.

Full Review… | April 27, 2012
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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The talented Mr. Ross makes Dre's panic and adrenaline-fueled behavior all too believable. You watch as he sees his horizons dim. What could be sadder?

Full Review… | April 26, 2012
New York Times
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The feature debut of writer-director Aimee Lagos, the film feels overstuffed and overcooked, as if the filmmaker were trying to get too much out all in one go.

Full Review… | April 26, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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Like 21 Grams minus the breadth, acting, or visual style, Aimee Lagos' first feature follows two pairs of friends on a collision course.

Full Review… | April 26, 2012
AV Club
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The film cuts with such precision that there's scarcely any room to breathe; it's the rare thriller that is perhaps too tightly structured.

Full Review… | April 24, 2012
Time Out
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Audience Reviews for 96 Minutes

A story of kids from different parts of town coming together on one unexpected night and the concequences they have to deal with. It was a pretty good movie.

Nani Vang

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Good movie, good ending to match. And one of the most obnoxious characters of all-time. Brittany Snow did a great job though. Evan Ross too.

I was wondering where Brittany Snow went..plus they got Evan Ross & Christian Serratos?! Christian is reason enough for me to spend my money...

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