Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close

Lists: Mystery, Best Picture nominee 2010 to 2019

Brief Synopsis: "A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock."

Overall Ranking: 3031 (Rank from 2011: # 136)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 5.56%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 38.89%
Stale 0%
Burnt 22.22%


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Minnesota Man90 - The movie is ultimately about healing and the setting adds to that impact – within a city that is mending itself, Oskar seeks answers that might just help to heal more than his broken heart.
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Rob from GuysFilmQuest82
Kevin McCarthy80(full review)
Colin Carman80(full review)
Nick Ledgerwood75
Maurice of Movie Mixology70(full review)
Sir M Hayes XIV65
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
Andrew Buckle of The Film Emporium61(full review)
Bryan Lienesch55 - Imagine the darkest of clouds with the tiniest of silver linings. That, in a nutshell, is 'Extremely Loud'.
David Baruffi52(full review)
Dan O'Neill50(full review)
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes45(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown43(full review)
Skooch20(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman20(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik15
Chris of This Is Madness1 - My ratings are on a five point scale, translated as such: 1 - Abysmal, 25 - Bad, 50 - Mediocre, 75 - Good, 100 - Great
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People Involved

  • Thomas Horn (Oskar Schell)
  • Tom Hanks (Thomas Schell)
  • Sandra Bullock (Linda Schell)
  • John Goodman (Stan the Doorman)
  • Max von Sydow (The Renter)
  • Dennis Hearn (Minister)
  • Paul Klementowicz (Homeless Man)
  • Julian Tepper (Deli Waiter)
  • Caleb Reynolds (Schoolboy)
  • Eric Roth (Director)
  • Jonathan Safran Foer (Director)
  • Stephen Daldry (Director)