The Desperate Hour

2021, Mystery & thriller/Drama, 1h 24m

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Naomi Watts gives it her all, but The Desperate Hour falls short as a thriller as well as social commentary. Read critic reviews

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Unfolding in real time, THE DESPERATE HOUR is a "riveting and pulse pounding" thriller from award-winning director Phillip Noyce. Recently widowed mother Amy Carr (Academy Award®-nominee Naomi Watts) is doing her best to restore normalcy to the lives of her young daughter and teenage son in their small town. As she's on a jog in the woods, she finds her town thrown into chaos as a shooting takes place at her son's school. Miles away on foot in the dense forest, Amy desperately races against time to save her son.

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