The Machinist (2004) Christian Bale lost an obscene amount of weight (for what, a grimy psychological horror flick?) to play a haunted insomniac whose exhaustion endangers his factory… 2004-10-15 R PT102M Drama Mystery and Thriller Christian Bale Jennifer Jason Leigh Michael Ironside John Sharian Paramount Classics
Movie Review

The Machinist (2004)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Limited Release: Oct 15, 2004; Rated: R; Length: 102 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; With: Christian Bale and Jennifer Jason Leigh; Distributor: Paramount Classics

Christian Bale lost an obscene amount of weight (for what, a grimy psychological horror flick?) to play a haunted insomniac whose exhaustion endangers his factory workmates and his own sanity.

Originally posted Nov 05, 2004 Published in issue #791 Nov 05, 2004 Order article reprints