Black Widow
Black Widow (1987)

Black Widow bears no relation to the 1954 film of the same name--beyond its characterization of the female as the deadlier of the species, that is. Debra Winger stars as a federal agent who has sworn to bring Theresa Russell to justice. Ms.… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: February 3, 2004
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Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Surprises are few and far between in this attractively filmed yet disappointingly conventional thriller that's short on psychological heft.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Black Widow is an engaging and mesmerizing psychological thriller.

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Scott Weinberg

Stylish and sleek, yet also rather slow.

Emanuel Levy

Disappointing erotic thriller, despite the sexy actresses

Blake Davis
KFOR Channel 4 News

A smart, twisty, stylish thriller with a good Debra Winger performance.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The performances by Theresa Russell and Debra Winger were superb.

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Clint Morris

Weaves quite an intriguing web

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
Yes, we all know that the title gives us the idea that this movie will be predictable, but it's actually not! Instead of the usual Private Eye man on the… More
jay nixon
The leads are the whole show which thanks to them is quite an enjoyable cat and mouse game.
Mason Williams
"Black Widow" starring Debra Winger, Theresa Russell, Diane Ladd, and Dennis Hopper is a very good mystery/thriller. Debra Winger is a very talented… More
Daniel Dolgin
My first fundamental problem with Black Widow, was how fast Alex caught on. It completely messed up the concept of rising action, and the whole film was a long… More
Lady D'arbanville
Pretty dated in looks and it took a while to warm up, likeable, but nothing special
Deb S
She Mates, She Kills ... But does she ever Love? Alexandra (Debra Winger) plays a workaholic FBI agent who pursues a rich young widow (Theresa Russell) who… More