Dont Let Go – Movie Review

Don’t Let Go is a new thriller starring David Oyelowo and Storm Reid. The movie is about a father who is trying to find his daughter after she goes missing. I was really excited to see this movie, but unfortunately it was a bit of a letdown. Read my full review to find out why.

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Dont Let Go is a 2019 science fiction thriller film directed by Jacob Estes and starring David Oyelowo, Storm Reid, Mykelti Williamson, and Byron Mann. The film follows a detective who receives a phone call from his recently murdered niece, who then helps him solve the crime.

The film had its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival on March 9, 2019, and was released in the United States on August 30, 2019, by Universal Pictures.

“Dont Let Go” is a gripping mystery with a unique twist that will keep you guessing until the very end. David Oyelowo give a strong performance as the lead character, and Storm Reid is excellent as his niece. The rest of the cast is also quite good. The film is well-written and directed, with excellent cinematography. It’s a bit slow-paced at times, but overall it’s an enjoyable thriller that’s worth checking out.


The movie, “Don’t Let Go” is a gripping, edge-of-your-seat thriller. It follows the story of a detectives who receives a call from his recently murdered niece. He then tries to use the time-traveling phone call to save her. The entire movie is full of twists and turns that will keep you guessing until the very end.


The cast is great. They all did an amazing job with their parts. The movie would not have been as good without them.


The production value of “Don’t Let Go” is admirable, with an interesting score and some great visual effects. The acting is also quite good, with both David Oyelowo and Storm Reid giving strong performances. However, the film is let down by its weak plot and lack of tension.


Don’t Let Go is a 2019 American science fiction thriller film directed by Jacob Estes and written by Estes and Drew Daywalt. The film stars David Oyelowo, Storm Reid, Byron Mann, Mykelti Williamson and Brian Tyree Henry. The film was released on September 20, 2019, by Universal Pictures.

The film follows a police detective who tries to save his daughter from the time loop she’s trapped in after she is murdered.

Don’t Let Go received mixed reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 50% based on 106 reviews, with a weighted average of 5.5/10. The website’s critics consensus reads: “An intriguing set-up and strong performances from its cast help Don’t Let Go escape its derivative trappings.” On Metacritic, the film has a score of 52 out of 100, based on 22 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews”.


Don’t Let Go has been poorly received by movie critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds a 29% approval rating, based on 22 reviews with an average rating of 4.4/10. The site’s critical consensus reads: “Ambitious but questionably executed, Don’t Let Go struggles to find the heart at the center of its time-traveling murder mystery.”
On Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, the film has a score of 44 out of 100, based on 9 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews”.

The film was not screened for critics prior to its release.


The movie has been nominated for __ awards and has won __ of them.


Although “Don’t Let Go” didn’t receive the best reviews when it was first released, it has since become a cult classic. The film follows Jack Harper (Harlin), a detective in the future who is investigating a series of murders. When his partner is killed, Jack is sent back in time to try and save her.

The film was directed by Harlin and stars Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, and Kevin Bacon. It was a box office bomb, but has since gained a cult following.

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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Michael Brandt
Produced by Robert Simonds
Screenplay by Michael Brandt
Story by Peter Craig and Michael Brandt
Based on Let Go by Simon Quinnell
Starring David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, JackReynor, Miranda Richardson, Thandie Newton
Music by Nick Urata
Cinematography Benoît Delhomme
Edited by Tia Nolan
company STX Films Distributed by Roadside Attractions Release date September 7, 2018 (United States) Running time 103 minutes Country United States Language English Box office $2.4 million[1] Let Go is a 2018 American drama film directed by Michael Brandt and written by Brandt and Peter Craig. It stars David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Reynor, Miranda Richardson, Thandie Newton and Greg Kinnear. The film was released on September 7, 2018, by Roadside Attractions.


-The movie was produced by Amblin Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures.
-The movie was released on October 11, 2019.
-The movie is rated PG-13.
-The movie grosses $91.8 million worldwide.

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