Countdown

Countdown

Countdown

A nurse downloads an app that predicts when a person is going to die - and gives her only three days - in this ticking clock thriller. She then must find a way to save her life from a mysterious figure that's haunting her before time runs out.

2019Rating: M88 minsUSA
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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

The topical nightmare has potential to get under your skin, but relies too much on familiar jump scares and easy violence.

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Time Out

Time Out

As proven by Mary Elizabeth Winstead in Final Destination 3 or the spunky Jessica Rothe in Happy Death Day, these fate-driven, high-concept horror flicks can be redeemed by a committed central performance. Countdown's Elizabeth Lail joins their company.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

This isn't a subtle, moody film filled with a sense of unease; instead, jump scares are around every corner. If that's all you want from a horror movie, you'll have a very good time - and an elevated heart rate for its speedy 90 minutes.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

The movie arrives at an eye-roll inducing final twist, and hints at an inevitable sequel. But this app isn't exactly begging for an upgrade.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A pedestrian thriller whose personal-tech gimmick is even more thinly imagined than one might guess, it's a jumble of cheap jump scares made watchable by likable leads Elizabeth Lail and Jordan Calloway.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Rather than screaming for them to go the other way, you'll be urging them to accept fate and die instead.

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Variety

Variety

[A] bombastically dumb new chiller that probably would have been called "Killer App" if that title hadn't already been used several times.

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