Prisoners Review: Hugh Jackman & Jake Gyllenhaal Give Their Best

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Prisoners is so much more than a take justice into your own hands movie. Director Denis Villeneuve has weaved a web that sizzles and simmers upon a multitude of layers. Hugh Jackman is a father whose daughter disappears, along with his friend and neighbor’s daughter. That is merely scratching the surface of the Prisoners plot.

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Editor Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
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Loved the review. Such a great movie. It had me, and the whole crowd, gasping almost every second. The story line was so detailed that it was even hard to explain to my friends. I cannot express how much I loved this movie, and I think that this movie will be written down in history.