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Return to Sender (2015)



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Miranda (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl) is a dedicated nurse, an exquisite cake maker and an impeccable friend. But when she agrees to a blind date and the wrong man comes to her door...her perfect world is shattered by a brutal assault. Even after her attacker, William (Shiloh Fernandez, Evil Dead), is convicted and locked away for the crime, Miranda can't overcome the fear and trauma enough to put her orderly life back together. Desperate for closure, she reaches out to William - first through letters, then prison visits - and slowly builds a relationship with him. But when William is paroled and comes looking for her, Miranda seizes the opportunity to exact revenge. (C) RLJE/Image Entertainmentmore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Patricia Beauchamp, Joe Gossett
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 29, 2015
RLJE/Image Entertainment


Rosamund Pike
as Miranda Wells
Shiloh Fernandez
as William Finn
Nick Nolte
as Mitchell Wells
Rumer Willis
as Darlene
Ian Barford
as Gary Harland
Keir O'Donnell
as Tony Desantos
Tony Bentley
as Creepy Customer
Liann Pattison
as Edith Brown
Ryan Phillippe
as UPS Delivery Guy
Jeff Pope
as Sweet Guard
Marco St. John
as Older Man
Ian Casselberry
as Line Cook
Tyler Forrest
as Flower Delivery Guy
John McConnell
as Choking Man
Samantha Beaulieu
as Female Doctor
Marco St. John
as Older Man
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Critic Reviews for Return to Sender

All Critics (32) | Top Critics (5)

Mikati never settles on whether he's steering an identity crisis drama or an exploitative vengeance fantasy.

Full Review… | August 13, 2015
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

For most of the way, "Return to Sender" merges creepy and sexy to good effect, thanks to a close-to-the-vest performance by Rosamund Pike, the missing wife of "Gone Girl."

Full Review… | August 13, 2015
New York Times
Top Critic

Pike phones in a reprise of her Oscar-nominated "Gone Girl" performance, complete with brittle perfection and a loose screw.

Full Review… | August 12, 2015
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Even with the dramatic buildup, Mikati hesitates to make Return to Sender an all-out revenge fantasy, and the characters are too sketchy for an effective psychological thriller.

Full Review… | August 12, 2015
Village Voice
Top Critic

Rosamund Pike deserves better than this queasy exploitation pic, which plays as a belated dry run for "Gone Girl."

Full Review… | June 3, 2015
Top Critic

Return to Sender is an equally repulsive and dreadful movie that deserves to be more than spoiled -- it should be murdered, buried, and never discussed again.

Full Review… | February 24, 2016
The Film Stage

Audience Reviews for Return to Sender


A darkly tempting movie, with Rosamund Pike drawing you in. But in the end you might want to return the dvd!

Film Crazy

Super Reviewer

I enjoyed this. If you enjoyed Gone Girl then this will be right up your street. A great performance from Rosamund Pike that leaves you a lot to think about when it's over.

Ian Walker
Ian Walker

Super Reviewer

This could have been so much better. They had the cast to make this something special, but they failed to avoid the cliches and stereotypes.

Heather Metzger

Return to Sender Quotes

Miranda Wells: Room service.
– Submitted by Giani C (7 months ago)
Miranda Wells: You expect me to cry. Scream. Say why me?
William Finn: Something like that.
Miranda Wells: That's not me.
– Submitted by rob g (9 months ago)
Mitchell Wells: For the first time in my life I'm really worried about you.
– Submitted by rob g (9 months ago)

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