Opening

40% As Above/So Below Aug 29
34% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
81% The Congress Aug 29
68% Life Of Crime Aug 29

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.2M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $16.7M
38% If I Stay $15.7M
19% Let's Be Cops $10.8M
18% When The Game Stands Tall $8.4M
34% The Expendables 3 $6.5M
32% The Giver $6.4M
45% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For $6.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $5.3M
20% Into The Storm $3.8M

Coming Soon

—— Innocence Sep 05
—— The Identical Sep 05
—— The Longest Week Sep 05
67% The House of Magic Sep 05
74% God Help the Girl Sep 05

Premieres Tonight

—— The Cosmopolitans: Season One

New Episodes Tonight

100% Defiance: Season 2
100% Garfunkel and Oates: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
56% Married: Season 1
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Franklin & Bash: Season 4
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
57% Legends: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

The Return Reviews

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

This low-key supernatural thriller, illogical as it is, offers a brief respite from the gruelling Saws and Hostels of the world.

Full Review Source: Georgia Straight | Original Score: 3/5

July 6, 2010
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
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Adam Sussman's script is so thin you can see right through it.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 16, 2007
Mark Adams
Sunday Mirror [UK]

If you are expecting anything new or profound to be added to the Rocky recipe then guess again - there is nothing fresh or original here, simply a wellconstructed and engagingly-performed film that will tick all the right boxes for Rocky fans.

Full Review Source: Sunday Mirror [UK]

January 15, 2007
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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It's gripping stuff and deeply enjoyable.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 15, 2007
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

As a superb example of a filmmaker more than making the most of his material, it's a fascinating experience, even though that material is wanting.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 15, 2006
Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine

Driven by imagery rather than dialogue, rising tension rather than action, The Return depends on the actress' ability to convey plot development through subtle changes in expression rather than the kick-boxing moves for which she's become known.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

November 13, 2006

Dallas Morning News
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Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B

November 11, 2006
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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A simple ghost story that is, for all its faults, elegantly told, and compellingly acted.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 3/5

November 10, 2006
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

A spiffy, satisfyingly old-fashioned thriller with supernatural overtones that hangs together and, at barely eighty minutes, doesn't overstay its welcome.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: B

November 10, 2006
Kit Bowen
Hollywood.com

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 2/5

November 20, 2008
Brian Holcomb
Beyond Hollywood

Built from spare parts left over by American remakes of Japanese copies of "Ringu", "The Return" is at least two steps removed from the first generation copy.

Full Review Source: Beyond Hollywood

April 18, 2008
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

It's just a dull, mediocre, and forgettable supernatural drama with wooden performances from its entire cast...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed | Original Score: 2/4

October 31, 2007
Anton Bitel
Film4

Too polished to be truly creepy, The Return has more than enough atmosphere to keep you watching - but nowhere near enough mystery.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 3/5

June 12, 2007

The Return is a slow burn that's often way too slow, feeling stretched to meet a running time that's still under 90 minutes.

Full Review Source: UGO

March 24, 2007
Keith Breese
Filmcritic.com

a low point in the on-going battle to scare U.S. teens from their allowances

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 1.5/5

March 12, 2007
Scott Weinberg
FEARnet

Austerely directed but shamelessly dry, uneventful and derivative.

Full Review Source: FEARnet | Original Score: 1.5/5

March 1, 2007
Aaron Lupton
Rue Morgue Magazine

Stick to vampires, Buffy.

Full Review

February 12, 2007
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

[The Return] isn't creepy enough to really work properly and there's an over-reliance on sudden soundtrack noises in place of actual scares.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 2/5

January 20, 2007
Jamie Russell
BBC.com

It proves what many people have been suspecting for a while now: SMG is a scream queen for audiences who don't like horror movies.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 2/5

January 16, 2007
Jamie Russell
Total Film

She gulps a hell of a lot, her cardigan sleeves are pulled down over her hands and her forehead's slightly furrowed (not too much, mind, it could make her look old). It can only mean one thing: Sarah Michelle Gellar is acting.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 2/5

January 15, 2007
Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix
April 23, 2009
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian
January 20, 2007

Irish Times

January 19, 2007

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
November 22, 2006

Chicago Tribune
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November 18, 2006
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