Entertainment Weekly

Subscribe

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

Thirteen

Posted on

Thirteen

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
95 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/20/03
performer:
Nikki Reed, Evan Rachel Wood, Sarah Clarke, Holly Hunter, Kip Pardue, Jeremy Sisto, Deborah Unger
director:
Catherine Hardwicke
distributor:
Fox Searchlight Pictures
author:
Catherine Hardwicke, Nikki Reed
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

Red and blue states are rival nations in Thirteen?s near-future America. Hunting a fugitive across the ideologically balkanized continent, a genetically enhanced hitman comes to grips with society’s hatred of his own ”variant” kind.

For Fans of…
Gattaca‘s DNA-driven dystopia; the subversive fury of Chester Himes’ If He Hollers Let Him Go.

Bottom Line
Richard K. Morgan’s bare-knuckle procedural plot makes room for provocative takes on race, gender, and religion. A-

Comments