Eye of God

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Movie Info

A traumatized teen crosses paths with a young waitress (Martha Plimpton) married to a violent former convict (Kevin Anderson).

Cast

Hal Holbrook
as Sheriff Sam Rogers
Maggie Moore
as Dorothy
Mary Kay Place
as Claire Spencer
Chris Freihofer
as Les Hector
Woody Watson
as Glen Briggs
Wally Welch
as R.J. Prichard
Larry Flynn
as Jim Nutter
Vernon Grote
as Fast Food Customer
Caroline Wickwire
as Mrs. Rogers
Toby Metcalf
as Officer No. 1
Darryl Cox
as Officer No. 2
Karen Carney
as Mrs. Sprague
Gail Peister
as Female Doctor
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Critic Reviews for Eye of God

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (6) | Fresh (15) | Rotten (5)

  • Anderson creates what may be the most vividly scary and authentic portrait of a sociopathic ex-con since Dustin Hoffman in Straight Time.

    September 7, 2011 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
  • Set against the vivid backdrop of an Oklahoma oil town in the terminal stages of economic devastation, "Eye of God" is deliberately paced but almost entirely free of nonessential material.

    March 26, 2009

    Joe Leydon

    Variety
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  • A film in which dreams seem to yearn toward a place where they can grow.

    January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Moody, sympathetic and shot through with a sense of apprehension, "Eye of God" marks an impressive debut for writer-director Tim Blake Nelson.

    January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • ''Eye of God'' is another small coup for Ms. Plimpton, whose uncanny ability to disappear into an assortment of thorny working-class characters comes close to matching Meryl Streep's in chameleonlike perfection.

    January 1, 2000 | Rating: 4/5
  • A strange, dark movie that ruminates upon several weighty questions about faith and the existence of a Supreme Being ...

    January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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