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Like Minds (Murderous Intent)
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 (Richard Roxburgh) has been assigned to investigate. Alex Forbes (Eddie Redmayne), one of Nigel's classmates who was known to have little fondness for him, is a prime suspect and has been brought in for questioning; however, he refuses to cooperate, and Sally Rowe (Toni Collette), a forensic psychiatrist working with the police, is brought in to talk to the… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 38%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ Richard Kuipers, Variety
"Quite, quite ludicrous in every way."
‑ Tim Robey, Daily Telegraph
"If great minds think alike, they'll be giving this one a miss."
‑ Stella Papamichael,
"Toni Collette must have owed the director quite a favour."
‑ Anna Smith, Time Out
"It's good stuff from Redmayne, but the plot unravels into muddle and absurdity."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"For about 20 minutes, this psychological thriller seems to know what it's doing."
‑ , Independent
"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."
‑ James Mottram, Film4
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