Nightcrawler (2014) English Movie Review | 6 Critic Reviews | Jake Gyllenhaal


Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Paxton, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Eric Lange, Jonny Coyne


Nightcrawler (2014) English Movie PosterDan Gilroy


Dan Gilroy


Dan Gilroy



Robert Elswit


James Newton Howard

produced by:

David Lancaster, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Fox, Michel Litvak, Tony Gilroy




Weird Aggregate Rating Nightcrawler 7.5/10Crime, Thriller

release date:

7-November-2014 (India)
run time:
118 minutes

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Reviews- (Ratings out of 10)
  •  Times Of India -Renuka Vyavahare Rating-8
Made with a modest budget, the film highlights the devious tricks of contemporary crime journalism. It lets fear engulf your mind with its threatening silence, dangerous chase sequences, creepy nights and a creepier protagonist Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal).

  •  Book My Show -Navin Noronha Rating-7
Crime journalism is a cutthroat business. Here, if you aren’t the first one to report a crime, then you might as well not report it at all. From over-sentimentalization of daily news to newsroom politics, there is nothing we haven’t already seen before.

  •  CNN IBN -Rajeev Masand Rating-7
There's a creepy, spine-chilling intensity to Jake Gyllenhaal's performance in 'Nightcrawler' that's hard to shake off even hours after you've watched the film. Literally transforming himself physically to look bug-eyed, pale, and wiry thin Gyllenhaal becomes Louis Bloom, an awkward but

  •  DNA -Bryan Durham Rating-8
Louis Bloom (Gyllenhaal) is a nobody who becomes a somebody, just through single-mindedness and a dogged pursuit of whatever he decides to go after. Fed up of stealing for a living, he chances upon a crime scene and feels the adrenaline rush of covering it first-hand and tries to

  •  Deccan Chronicle -Lakshmi Javeri Rating-8
For a movie that is largely set in what happens in the dark of the night, it’s most terrifying moments come from well-lit rooms and matter of fact delivery of lines. Jake Gyllenhaal presents what can largely be construed as his career defining performance in Nightcrawler. After a long time comes

  •  Indian Express -Shalini Langer Rating-7
WE first see Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal) in the headlights of an approaching car, his eyes shining in a dark, sunken face, a dog more than a wolf, a creature more of this world than that, but just. We first hear Lou talk, really talk, inside the office of a construction supervisor – to whom he has sold

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