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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
July 24, 2011
...a solid, consistently entertaining piece of work that boasts a typically stellar performance from Harrison Ford.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
May 28, 2010
Curiously and effectively weds the unlikely adventure of a thriller to the plodding realism of daily life... [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

February 19, 2010
[An] energetic and often light-hearted thriller.
Ian Nathan
Empire Magazine
February 19, 2010
One of the best traditional thrillers to come down the pike in quite some time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
February 19, 2010
[Polanski's] usual surrealism is almost completely absent.
Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena
January 13, 2010
Embora assuma os contornos de um suspense mais tradicional (e eficiente, diga-se de passagem), Busca FrenÚtica desenvolve um subtexto rico de significados.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Variety Staff
October 18, 2008
A thriller without much surprise, suspense or excitement.
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
August 18, 2006
A nice little suspense movie for those who enjoy the slow burns.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
Funny and unsettling.
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
January 13, 2005
Some of Ford's best work to date, an absorbing thriller spun from a marvelously simple concept.
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 25, 2004
A frantic Harrison Ford we get throughout this Polanski work.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
February 27, 2004
Should be great; isn't.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 13, 2004
Lives up to its title.
Full Review | Original Score: B

TV Guide
July 30, 2003
One of Roman Polanski's best, and too often overlooked.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
[Polanski] has succeeded in picking up the clever, unnerving thread of his earlier career.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
May 2, 2003
A tense, paranoid thriller as only Polanski can make them.
| Original Score: 3/5
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
April 27, 2003
While Polanski has style to spare, this retread of The Lady Vanishes never quite rises to the occasion.
| Original Score: 2/5
Clint Morris
September 17, 2002
A Tight suspenseful thriller
| Original Score: 3/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 21, 2002
Hands down Polanski's worst movie
| Original Score: 2/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
July 29, 2002
"a tepid brew that never comes to a full boil"
| Original Score: 2/5
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