Stronger (2017)

Stronger (2017)

Stronger (2017)

Jake Gyllenhaal is a Boston Marathon bombing victim helping police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.

2017Rating: R16, Violence, offensive language, sex scenes & content that may disturb116 minsUSA
Drama

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Stronger (2017) / Reviews

Vulture

Vulture

There are few actors in their 30s more well-rounded than [Jake] Gyllenhaal right now, as capable of taking on disturbing psychologies in aggressive indies as they are the lead roles in crowd-pleasing tearjerkers.

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Variety

Variety

Green looks for small but meaningful ways to complicate and deepen the well-trod story he's telling, and by the end, those complications help the film earn its uplift.

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Time Out

Time Out

This isn't the positive movie many will want, but it's something better: a window into post-traumatic stress and exploded identity.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

"Stronger" takes more artistic risks than any other American-made "inspired by true events" picture I can recall.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Stronger is a film filled with warmth and humanity, but one that doesn’t sugarcoat the reality that comes with it.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

It's a movie that's allergic to saccharine manipulation or easy sentimentality.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

The movie is a straightforward, even familiar, tale of survival and recovery, but its grave respect for the unique extremity of its protagonist's ordeal cancels out any impulse toward exploitation.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Solid, straightforward and touching.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A deeply human and often brutally honest depiction of trauma and recovery, anchored by three superb performances — though it often falls victim to formula.

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Associated Press

Associated Press

That Stronger, as unpleasant as it is, doesn't shy away from the complicated side of recovery is admirable to say the least.

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