Like Minds (Murderous Intent)
Like Minds (Murderous Intent) (2006)

A murder lifts the lid on some disturbing actions among the pupils at a well-respected school in this drama. Nigel (Tom Sturridge), a student at an exclusive British private school, has been found murdered, and police detective McKenzie… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 14, 2007
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Kuipers
Variety

Armed with more imagination than most thrillers with teen protags, Oz-U.K. co-prod Like Minds is an intriguing whodunit centered on two privileged British schoolboys with an unhealthy interest in the Knights Templar.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Quite, quite ludicrous in every way.

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Stella Papamichael
BBC.com

If great minds think alike, they'll be giving this one a miss.

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Anna Smith
Time Out

Toni Collette must have owed the director quite a favour.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

It's good stuff from Redmayne, but the plot unravels into muddle and absurdity.

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Independent

For about 20 minutes, this psychological thriller seems to know what it's doing.

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James Mottram
Film4

The type of film that will be looked back on as a notable starting point for its young star, Like Minds is a perfect showcase for his talent, but less so for writer-director Read, who allows the script to career out of control in the second half.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Lady D'arbanville
Not your usual kind of murder mystery, it was a little slow moving, but really had depth to it and was really an interesting story, in an ?Inspector Morse?… More
Deb S
Alex (Eddie Redmayne), a seventeen-year-old student at an elite English boarding school, is accused of shooting a fellow student, Nigel (Tom Sturridge). The… More
Steve B.
Smart. and a compelling performance from Redmayne, but overall a bit standard, bit predictable, slightly unsatisfying.
Dean McKenna
Strange and creepy puzzler in this Aussie psychological film.