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Code 46 Reviews

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 16, 2016
a visually striking, but emotionally flat mash-up of romantic drama, film noir, and science fiction that sounds much more interesting than it turns out to be
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 22, 2010
Disappointing sci-fi that's too intense for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Stefan Ulstein
Christianity Today
September 11, 2006
What keeps Code 46 from living up to its fascinating premise is the lack of empathy we feel for William and Maria. They are almost like benign video game characters.
| Original Score: 2/4
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
August 30, 2005
Satisfyingly cinematic
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
May 3, 2005
A luxurious sight to behold.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
April 6, 2005
The premise was sounder than the execution.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette
October 23, 2004
Achingly elegiac sci-fi story of love and memory lost - an Oedipal tragedy for the genetically modified age.
Top Critic
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
October 8, 2004
Amid the white walls and slick surfaces of this film, the characters seem more like lab rats than human beings.
| Original Score: 2/5
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly
October 6, 2004
The film is like bypass surgery: clinically precise but always in control of your heart.
| Original Score: 4/5
Duane Dudek
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
September 30, 2004
Part thriller, part love story and part political allegory, told as dream noir, but too tangled and slippery to inspire much empathy.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Jay Antani
Los Angeles Alternative
September 30, 2004
a noir snore with no moral desperation, no clear-cut point-of-view and a love story whose eroticism feels about as urgent as yardwork
| Original Score: 1.5/5
Dan Jardine
September 25, 2004
Original, intelligent, cool, aloof, and ultimately unforgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: 78/100
Eric D. Snider
September 24, 2004
Too much stoicism and not enough vulnerability -- OK for a futuristic film about a dystopian society, but not if you're supposed to feel the emotions of the main characters.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
September 20, 2004
It's too bleak for the morose Robbins and doe-eyed Morton to connect meaningfully with each other or with us.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Joe Utichi
September 19, 2004
Winterbottom's sci-fi romance is in a class of its own. Robbins and Morton [are] clearly in their element here.
| Original Score: 80/100
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
September 19, 2004
May be one of the most perfect cyberpunk films ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Genevieve Harrison
Empire Magazine
September 18, 2004
Cinematography, production design and music are all top-notch, but the film largely succeeds because of the leads -- two fine actors at the top of their game.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Dan Lybarger
Kansas City Star
September 17, 2004
It's hard to root for people who defy oppressive social systems when they can't seem to make sound decisions on their own.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Nev Pierce
September 14, 2004
Intelligent and original.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Vic Vogler
Denver Post
September 10, 2004
More a collage than a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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