Metacritic Movie Ratings
Buried Reviews

4.0

65

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    The use of 2:35 wide screen paradoxically increases the effect of claustrophobia. I would not like to be buried alive.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Those drawn to unusual, unflinching feats of filmmaking and rare acting turns as well as sustained suspense will be captivated by Buried.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    This exercise in racked nerves makes most of the year's thrillers look like flailing maniacs by comparison.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    The political angle is gratuitous, even foolish, and certainly a distraction from the movie's visual strengths.

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