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Silent Running Reviews

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March 2, 2012
Among the most intelligent and entertaining sci-fi films of the 1970.
March 14, 2009
Suffers from age, but Trumbull's vision still glows, as does terrific Bruce Dern in practically solo turn.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 18, 2008
Visual effects pioneer Douglas Trumbull (notable for his work on 2001: A Space Odyssey, Blade Runner and Close Encounters of the Third Kind), made his directorial debut with this eco-themed sci-fi classic
June 4, 2007
Silent Running concentrates heavily on special effects, resulting in some stunning imagery. Dern gives an engaging, against-type performance, though the script is stretched out very thin to support a feature-length film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 4, 2007
The film is enjoyable for its intimacy, seriousness, and intelligent character work, virtues not perpetuated by the subsequent new wave.
November 15, 2006
Embora obviamente datado e piegas em alguns momentos (as seqüências musicais são constrangedoras), desperta algumas boas indagações filosóficas que se tornam bem mais interessantes que as discussões ecológicas que o filme pretende provocar.
| Original Score: 4/5
June 24, 2006
A wonderful film.
November 6, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
October 4, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
September 12, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2004
A movie out of the ordinary - especially if you like science fiction.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 14, 2002
A pretty s-f outing, good special effects, but slow at times.
| Original Score: 3/5
September 27, 2002
A great, overlooked science fiction classic.
| Original Score: 5/5
September 1, 2002
Morally challenging science fiction drama with a protagonist who is a genuine ecological hero.
August 9, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
June 13, 2002
Terribly dated, but still intriguing didactic science fiction.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Surprisingly good, albeit slightly melancholy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 1972
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 16, 2008
The movie has a great premise, but the execution doesn't live up to the potential.
June 4, 2007
The production lacks much dramatic credibility and often teeters on the edge of the ludicrous.
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