Create Game Lists on MeltedJoystick.com
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
 
 

The Pledge (2001) Movie Information

Your Rating:
   
        Play Trailer    Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:

6937

Avg. Rating:

2.43/4

# of Ratings:

38

Genres:

Drama, Crime

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

01/19/2001

Director:

Sean Penn

Actors:

Patricia Clarkson
Benicio Del Toro
Aaron Eckhart
Jack Nicholson
Tom Noonan
Vanessa Redgrave

 

 

 

 

Like Movie:

Plot Outline:

Related Movie Lists

movies of 2001 by skater4159 Top Movie List by Ben
Top Movie List by Robyn Top Films of 2001 by Neobowler
Top Movie List by folsomcounty Favorite movies of 2001 by Randall
Nicholson, Jack by Andrew My Favorite Films Of 2001 by Lee
Clarkson, Patricia by Andrew 2001 by Su Zany

Quick Movie Reviews

Ingrid Bergman 09/03/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

Sean Penn delivers an unforgettable psychological thriller with an interesting storyline, fantastic cinematography, a stellar cast headed by Jack Nicholson in a powerhouse performance as Jerry Black and a haunting soundtrack that perfectly complements the plot.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

spanglish 08/17/2010 (1 of 2 found this helpful)

Rating of
1/4 

The beginning of this movie holds much promise as the viewer is placed in the midst of a crime scene. The problem with the Pledge is that: 1. the movie is about this "pledge" that occurs at the beginning of movie but it is rarely brought up again--if we are supposed to see the pledge as a torment to his psyche then it needs to be clearer. How does it pain him? Why did he make the pledge? 2. there is not enough character development. This movie is not about crime; this movie is about how a retired detective copes with his conscience. We need to know more about the characters quirks, his past, and more clues to his internal struggle since, in the end, this is what is important.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 

Full Movie Reviews

  Andrew
Andrew
Producer
 

06/04/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Loses its way

The Pledge starts out with a bang. A girl is murdered, and Jerry Black (Jack Nicholson) a soon to be retired cop makes a pledge to the girl's parents that he will find her killer. After apprehending a suspect (Benicio Del Toro), the police question him and get him to "confess". However, he escapes and kills himself with a cop's weapon. This is the high point in the film.

The rest of the film doesn't live up to the beginning. It drags at a snail's pace as Black attempts to find the killer. He takes up a romance with Lori (Robin Wright Penn), which is the only thing that really happens in the latter part of the film. The ending is a great disappointment and without giving up too much information, the film's title is a bit misleading.

The acting is quite good, Jack Nicholson i...

Rating of
2/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
 
Log In
 Login with Facebook
For members wanting to use FB to login, click here
remember me  
 
 
What Members Are Doing
Comments about...
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
2012 by Gremista
movies of 2014 by skater4159
Top Movie List by Zeeshan
2013 Movies To See by Alex
Top Movie List by FinlayCox143
2014 Ranked and Rated by Jacob Zembower
Empires 301 Not seen by Mike
Films I Hate by SIngli6

 

 

 

Contact FilmCrave Public Relations FilmCrave Friends    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy

MeltedJoystick.com

Hitfix.com

GQTI.com

Hangar1.com

TrailerAddict.com

OVGuide.com

Digitaldreamdoor.com