“ That scene where he is with Karen's little daughter, Megan, in the playhouse, was so incredibly suspenseful and I couldn't breath.
“ Sally reigns as the "Queen of Intense!
“ The inside of his apartment is appalling -- unmade bed, dirty dishes, empty wine bottles, girlie magazines scattered around the floor, a general sense of clutter almost the equal of my own digs.
“When her daughter (Olivia Burnette) is brutally raped and murdered, and the murderer (Kiefer Sutherland) is released on a technicality, Karen McCann (Sally Field) decides to take the law into her own hands
Directed skilfully by the late John Schlesinger, this darkly riveting thriller will push every parent's maternal/paternal instincts button.
“ The acting really brought it to life, and that's what's so enjoyable!
“ The only trouble is that horror films actually have fun with that repetitive structure, this film did not.
“"Eye for an Eye" is an intense drama that tells a family's grief in losing a teenage girl in the family.
“ An engaging drama .
“ This movie was very gripping.
“ That's a pretty cliché type of situation and story, so there's not really a great deal to recommend this as far as originality is concerned.
“ It really kept me on the edge of my seat.
“ The emotional tension brought to the screen kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time through.
“ A boring cookie cutter personification of every psychopathic film villain for the past 30 or 40 years.
“its really worth watching.
“ The script is from the people who wrote HAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE, and this is just as intense.
“ Also, did Mantegna take a class on how to be a one-dimensional cliché?
“ Predictable and pathetic justified revenge cover up.
“ Intense, brutal, and unforgiving, Eye For An Eye plays itself out fearlessly, exploring the excruciating pain of losing a loved one.
“ I couldn't help myself, but her focus on certain words and cliché reaction to others just seemed cardboard instead of lifelike.
“ Ed Harris as Field's husband was bland, distant and no help at all.
“ This movie should have been done, Its very slow, dumb and unpleasant.
“ Predictable revenge flick....
“ I think EYE FOR AN EYE is an excellent and suspenseful edge-of-your-seat drama/thriller.
“ It kept me on the edge of my seat and I did not try to guess how it would end.
“" Excellent, gripping, moving .
“ The late director John Schlesinger played it safe with one of his final films, which will promise to bore and completely not satisfy you to the bitter end.
“ An emotional beginning.. A predictable ending.
“ The rape scene can be unbearable for some, but if you can bypass it, the rest of the movie is very suspenseful, and very well done.
“ Revenge films are intriguing in many ways.
“ The plot is good, it is engaging and well told.
“ This is one of those movies that keeps you on the edge of your seat!
“ EYE FOR AN EYE is an intense, nail-biting thriller that has a good message and taut direction.
“ I suppose to make this worth watching, she has to do a good job with this.
“ intense drama!
“ Once the film moved into the predictable revenge part I got over it and got into the story.
“ Ho-hum outing for a strong cast and a great director that just never does come together in the end.
“ Not a great fils, but one worth watching .
“ This movie is incredibly predictable.
“ The first 15 minutes are gripping.
“ In fact, it's one of the most intense scenes of the whole film.
“ Excellent and suspenseful edge-of-your-seat drama/thriller.
“ Ultimately predictable but worth watching i guess.
“ Also, directing is professional, doing just like many suspenseful thrillers from the nineties have done.
“ From then on I was hooked on this film, and I knew that the rest of it was going to be an intense journey.
“ It serves its purpose of entertaining.
“ This transformation is the main storyline, and a rather compelling one at that.
“ I think that's what got me close to the film, though I have not had a close family member murdered, I think we can understand the pain and confusion these people go through in the movie.
“ They all react in different ways; the father seems casual and detached on the surface, but actually has intense anger inside.
“ The only character worth watching, and was developed briefly, was Kiefer.
“ When a man in dark clothing follows her into one of those empty underground garages with eerie lighting along the walls, she ambushes him and kicks him roundly in the family jewels.
“ Though predictable, 'Eye for an Eye' still maintains a level of suspense unmatched by many mainstream thrillers like it.
“ That is until 1996, when he released his forth film in the 1990's, the gripping, morbid and vengeful drama, "Eye for an Eye".
“ To those of you who are fans of Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, or Ed Harris, if you haven't seen this film, I highly recommend it.
“ Gripping .