Rent 88 Minutes (2006)

2.9 of 5 from 114 ratings
1h 43min
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Al Pacino stars in this riveting thriller about a forensic psychologist who receives a phone call threatening that he has only 88 minutes to live. As the clock ticks away, tension mounts, suspicions rise and blood flows. With a serial killer he helped convict awaiting execution and a copycat killer on the loose, Jack Gramm has 88 minutes to solve the biggest murder of his career... his own.
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Gary Scott Thompson
Drama, Thrillers
Release Date:
Run Time:
103 minutes
English, English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
  • Alternative ending
  • Commentary with director Jon Avnet
  • Director's point of view - director Jon Avnet on making of 88 Minutes and working with Al Pacino
  • The characters within - Al Pacino discusses what it takes to create the perfect character

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Reviews (3) of 88 Minutes

Tries too hard - 88 Minutes review by CP Customer

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88 Minutes is another serial killer film that has too many red herrings, is poorly scripted and full of suggestive shots by the director. By this I mean after the first ten minutes you already have a good idea of who the main suspects might be. Even though the plot developments are lagging behind. 88 Minutes thinks it is clever, when in reality its a very predictable 'who done it'. Pacino is the only reason to watch this film. Sadly showing his customary tenacity that puts the rest of the cast to shame.

1 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

Ahead of the pack - 88 Minutes review by JD

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There are a lot of police corruption thrillers which makes it difficult to see this for the cracking film that it is. Al Pacino is awesome. There are a hundred red herrings each as likely as the next, but I found that made the plot tick along quickly. The plot is so thick you can either concentrate or let it take you along in a maelstrom of madness.

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B movie - 88 Minutes review by CP Customer

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Surprising to see Al Pacino in this rather second rate thriller, although his performance as an FBI psychiatrist trying to catch a serial killer was good. There is some poor acting from the rest of the cast and everything seems a bit wooden. The plot twists and turns and there is plenty to keep you guessing but the second rate performances meant I didn't really care about the characters. Shot in Seattle, which makes a change from the usual settings.

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