Best Seller
Best Seller (1987)

Brian Dennehy plays a Wambaugh-type cop who has flourished as a novelist. At the moment, however, Dennehy is suffering from a profound case of writer's block. Coming to the rescue, as it were, is professional hit man James Woods.… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: June 4, 2002
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Scott Tobias
The Dissolve

Best Seller wouldn't amount to much without Woods' foul, sadistic, gleefully profane edge.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

One of the edgiest, most suspenseful thrillers of the 1980's....Woods is amazing

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Concentrate(s) on character interactions, shootouts, and chases, with things like plot and motivation taking a back seat. The slick, 1980s design does the rest.

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Frank Ochieng
TheWorldJournal.com

This Best Seller is a fabulous read...slick, taut, and involving. Woods and Dennehy make for an unconventional crime-chasing pair.

Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A knockout. An intense, imaginative and exciting multilayered thriller. Woods and Dennehy are both outstanding. One of the unsung great movies of the 1980s.

Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

The two leads make Best Seller easy to sit through, but the wandering script by Larry Cohen and the dreary pacing offered by director John Flynn sink what could have been a can't-miss b-movie hoot.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Best Seller is a stunning well crafted dramatic thriller that boasts a strong cast and great directing from director John Flynn. James Woods gives a blistering… More
Wu Chouin
Another underrated gem from the 80s.