"...[The film] gives actress Samantha Morton a chance to give a harrowing performance that touches a raw emotional nerve..."Los Angeles Times
"...Hollywood's first teaming of Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg delivers the goods and then some....It's as topical as movies get..."
"...A muscular and dense exercise of skill and verve..."
New York Times
"...It's revved up on visionary action, laced with dark humor and powered by a topical idea....Spielberg pulls out every techno trick..."
"...Spielberg deftly juggles an intricate plot....A blockbuster with brains and a huge amount of daring..."
"...Max von Sydow is brilliantly smarmy....Samantha Morton gives a primal, gut-wrenching performance..."
"...[Spielberg has] become a more nuanced and provocative filmmaker....In the future it's likely to be a cult classic..."
Sight and Sound
"...MINORITY REPORT is a triumph -- a film that works on our minds and our emotions. It is a thriller and a human story....Here is a filmmaker at the top of his form..."
"[T]his is Cruise flying on semi-serious juice...[with] a dash of substance in a darkly conceptual sci-fi."
4 stars out of 5 -- "It's Spielberg delivering his trademark elegant excitement...it's in the spaces between the spectacle that film really scores..."Empire