• R, 1 hr. 40 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Michael Tolkin
    In Theaters:
    Jan 1, 1991 Wide
    On DVD:
    Nov 2, 2004
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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The Rapture Reviews

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Somewhat full-of-itself but bizarrely intriguing allegory.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

April 21, 2007
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

An interestinbg if problematic film, whose last reel breaks free from the narrative to take on a more primitive line that recalls episodes out of TV's Outer limits or Twlight Zone.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B

November 1, 2006
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Rogers excels in a provocative, unsettling drama.

| Original Score: 5/5

November 11, 2005
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

The Rapture is not ostensibly a horror film, but I found it deeply frightening, and it is so on a purely conceptual level.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

October 25, 2005
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

| Original Score: 3/5

November 12, 2004
Keith Uhlich
Slant Magazine

The very title evokes slippery visions of both spirit and sex.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 4/4

November 9, 2004
Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

one of the most egregiously overlooked movies of the 1990s

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

September 13, 2004
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Bizarre and memorable

| Original Score: 4/5

December 17, 2003
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

| Original Score: 5/5

September 29, 2003
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

One of those flawed jewels that keeps tickling (and troubling) your memory for years.

| Original Score: 3/5

August 15, 2003
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Engrossing film about sin, salvation and the End Times.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

July 18, 2003
Paul Matwychuk
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

| Original Score: 4/5

October 10, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

| Original Score: 4/5

July 26, 2002
Dan Jardine
All Movie Guide

A film that boldly goes where few films have gone before

Full Review Source: All Movie Guide | Original Score: 4.0/5

April 12, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 4.5/5

January 1, 2000
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

September 7, 2011
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

| Original Score: 1/5

December 3, 2004
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Is Tolkin really that much better than an ersatz Larry Cohen?

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 16, 2004
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 1/5

November 25, 2003
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009

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March 26, 2009
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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June 24, 2006
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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May 20, 2003
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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May 12, 2001
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
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January 1, 2000
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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January 1, 2000

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
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