Premonition (2007)


Critic Consensus: Overdosing on flashbacks, and more portentous than profound, the overly obtuse Premonition weakly echoes such twisty classics as Memento, The Sixth Sense, and Groundhog Day.


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When Linda Hanson is told that her husband Jim has been killed in a car crash, she is shocked to find him alive and well the next day. Linda's premonition sets off a series of puzzling events as she tries to grasp the situation and stop the accident from happening.

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Sandra Bullock
as Linda Hanson
Julian McMahon
as Jim Hanson
Nia Long
as Annie
Peter Stormare
as Dr. Norman Roth
Shyann McClure
as Megan Hanson
Marc Macaulay
as Sheriff Reilly
Irene Ziegler
as Mrs. Quinn
Phillip DeVona
as Funeral Attendant No. 1
Ritchie Montgomery
as Funeral Attendant No. 2
Matt Moore
as Young Priest
Jason Douglas
as Emergency Room Doctor
Courtney Taylor Burness
as Bridgette Hanson
Dave Shaffer
as Doctor's Assistant
Laurel Whitsett
as School Aide
Kristin Ketterer
as Receptionist
Mark Famiglietti
as Doug Caruthers
Jude Ciccolella
as Father Kennedy
E.J. Stapleton
as Model Home Salesman
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Critic Reviews for Premonition

All Critics (161) | Top Critics (43)

Had it been easier to comprehend at the beginning, there's no telling how bad Premonition might have been.

Mar 31, 2007 | Rating: C
AV Club
Top Critic

Premonition barely remembers to create suspense.

Mar 31, 2007 | Rating: 2/6 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

How many times can the nightmare that is Sandra Bullock keep recurring?

Mar 31, 2007 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

I just returned from the immediate future, like two minutes from now, and I have a strong feeling I'm about to give this movie a big thumbs down.

Mar 20, 2007

So there you have it: go to church, keep your husband's gaze averted from stray blondes, try not to think about the future, and all shall be well.

Mar 20, 2007 | Full Review…

Confusing, convoluted and yet gripping and emotional almost in spite of itself Premonition is the first movie Sandra Bullock has successfully 'carried' in years.

Mar 16, 2007 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Premonition

This is the type of film that uses an interesting concept, but fails to really deliver on its ideas. Seeing the previews, I thought that this would be a terrific Thriller, however it ended up being a disappointing affair. The film isn't awful, but it's one that is fairly mediocre and never reaches its full potential. I really expected something more out of the film, and considering that Sandra Bullock acted in the film, you'd expect something entertaining. The problem with the film is that it tries too hard with its concept, and it never becomes fully fleshed out. The end result is unimpressive, and it leaves a lot to be desired. Premonition really could have been a standout feature, but it just lacks anything remarkable to get you involved in the film. As it is, it's a film that should have been much better than what it turned out to be. I really wanted to enjoy the film, but I felt something could have been improved upon. Premonition is a film that just relies on an underdeveloped concept that really could have made for a great film. Unfortunately, the ideas on-screen never materialize, and it just plays out like a lacking film, which this one ends up being. This is a film that wastes its potential and I think it's a shame. Don't go into this one expecting a great film, you won't find it. Premonition wastes a good cast of talented actors on an underdeveloped script, and this is a film that is quite forgettable. I think it's a shame that Premonition couldn't deliver on its premise, as this film really would have been something special if the kinks in the script could have been worked on, and the rough edges would have been polished. Overall, this is a mediocre disappointment that just doesn't satisfy.

Alex roy
Alex roy

Super Reviewer

Thriller about a woman who sees her husband die. Can she prevent it from happening?

Candy Rose
Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

I guess I'm the only person who thought this was decent.

Matt Goodman
Matt Goodman

Super Reviewer

Gross, weirdly staged, and annoyingly boring. Julian McMahon and Sandra Bullock are believable, but they can't save these film.

Spencer S.
Spencer S.

Super Reviewer

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