Icebox 2018

Icebox

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

100%

TOMATOMETER

Total Count: 8

75%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 49

Where to watch

Show all services

Rate And Review

User image

Verified

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this movie

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of the movie? (optional)



  • You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Step 2 of 2

    How did you buy your ticket?

    Let's get your review verified.

    • Fandango

    • AMCTheatres.com or AMC AppNew

    • Cinemark Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Regal Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Theater box office or somewhere else

    You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this movie

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of the movie? (optional)

  • How did you buy your ticket?

    • Fandango

    • AMCTheatres.com or AMC AppNew

    • Cinemark Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Regal Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Theater box office or somewhere else

Icebox Photos

Movie Info

Óscar, a 12-year-old Honduran boy who is forced to flee his home and seek asylum in the United States, finds himself trapped inside the U.S. immigration system.

Cast & Crew

Sarah Minnich
Officer Marquez
Dylan Kenin
Officer Stevens
Katia Gomez
Officer Herrera
Daniel Sawka
Screenwriter
Carolina Costa
Cinematographer
Salvador Pérez García
Film Editor
Steve Mazzaro
Original Music
Show all Cast & Crew

Critic Reviews for Icebox

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (5) | Fresh (8)

  • Swedish director Daniel Sawka has created a film as authentic and direct as a news report.

    December 15, 2018 | Full Review…

    Eric Deggans

    NPR
    Top Critic
  • Like the best drama, "Icebox" is defined by its humanity, putting a face on asylum seekers in a way news coverage only occasionally does. From that perspective it feels like HBO is performing a public service,

    December 7, 2018 | Full Review…

    Brian Lowry

    CNN.com
    Top Critic
  • Icebox is not a documentary. But it does have a spare, naturalistic and awkwardly acted style that helps sell its story, which goes only so far into the legal nuances or politics of the detainee crisis on the southern border.

    December 7, 2018 | Full Review…
  • The film is a political statement, to be sure, but more than that it's a personal story haunted by today's headlines.

    September 20, 2018 | Full Review…

    Steve Pond

    TheWrap
    Top Critic
  • Don't read the above as "Eat your vegetables; they're good for you." There is nothing leafy green about "Icebox."

    September 13, 2018 | Full Review…

    Joe Leydon

    Variety
    Top Critic
  • To writer and director Daniel Sawka's credit, the film ends on a poignant note, but it's hard to find any hope in this story. Oscar's uncertain journey shows no sign of ever ending, not for the rest of his life. In that, "Icebox" chills.

    December 8, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Icebox

Icebox Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Movie & TV guides