Body of Evidence
Body of Evidence (1992)

Una mujer (Madonna) acusada de asesinar a su amante---un viejo millonario---seduce a su abogado defensor (Willem Dafoe), el cual se pone nervioso cuando aparece más evidencia que implica su culpabilidad. Joe Mantegna, Anne Archer, Julianne… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 3, 2002
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Critic Score: 6% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

While he may be marginally better at directing kinky sex scenes than Instinct's Paul Verhoeven, [Edel is] stuck with a fairly ho-hum script by Brad Mirman.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

A sluggish courtroom melodrama relieved only by unintenional laughter.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

There is little, if any, erotic chemistry between Dafoe and Madonna, and, as a result, their sex scenes look more like hard work than pleasure.

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Variety Staff

A courtroom drama built around the charge that Madonna's body is a deadly weapon with which she 'fornicated' a man to death, this showcase for the singer-thesp as femme fatale is more silly than erotic.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

A bland, utterly silly, curiously provincial courtroom drama.

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Alistair Harkness

Another turkey from the queen of pop, and possibly the worst film on her CV of cinematic clunkers.

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Time Out

[There's] no tension.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

What do you say about this kind of movie?

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Mark Salisbury
Empire Magazine

An erotic thriller that's strangely unerotic and devoid of thrills, this is, however, mercifully short at 100 minutes.

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Flixster Audience Score: 22% Flixster User Reviews
Candy Rose
A woman is accused of killing her lover. Whay does Madonna do these movies. She should stick to what she's good at - singing.
Sarah Prisbylla
The movie is pretty tacky, but you get to see Madonna naked in a bunch of sex scenes!
Dean McKenna
This erotic-thriller in the fumbling scenes of sado-masochism lead only to embarrassment. Willem Dafoe has never looked more uncomfortable, while Madonna as the… More
Barry Lappin
Tres' horny but empty of plot.
Deb S
Willem Dafoe plays a lawyer who becomes involved with his client, Madonna, a woman accused of intentionally murdering her rich, elderly lover through strenuous,… More