Love Crime
Love Crime (2011)

The final film from director Alain Corneau, Love Crime pits the fiery talents of Ludivine Sagnier and Oscar-nominee Kristin Scott Thomas against each other in a deliciously twisted tale of office politics that turn, literally, cut-throat.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 27, 2011
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Director Corneau's swan song, Love Crime is smart and typically well-directed, but too thin and formulaic to overcome its melodramatic trappings.

Tom Long
Detroit News

Love Crime may not have much to do with love, but the crimes are meanly delicious.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

This is a ridiculous movie - a thriller so indifferent to suspense, so above mystery that one character literally stabs another in the front.

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

It is strange how un-French the film really is: Roman Polanski would have had a field day with this material.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

The movie veers off in a different direction about two-thirds of the way through; the shift is initially jarring but eventually rewarding.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Especially one in a power suit, who knows how to work a room.

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

Despite the odd false note, Love Crime's depiction of corporate backstabbing is scarily believable, yet it's as a perversely twisted modern film noir that the film delivers its biggest pleasures.

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Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Would anyone really perpetrate a scheme as complicated and risky as Isabelle's? Not likely - but that's why we go to the movies.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

On the one hand, you have to admire such obsessive mise en scene; on the other, there's something wrong with a suspense film when the sets are more interesting than the characters.

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Joe Cunningham
HeyUGuys

While the second half is no stronger or weaker than the first, what it does confirm are any earlier suspicions that this is no more than a piece of competently executed French popcorn cinema along the lines of 2008's Anything For Her.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Interesting movie. I found Ludivine Sagniers acting to be questionable..but all in all a decent attempt at a thriller. I have read that an American version is… More
Walter M.
"Love Crime" starts with Christine(Kristin Scott Thomas) and her protege Isabelle(Ludivine Sagnier) working late into the night but struggling with a… More
Jason Robinson
Kinda strange, but a fun watch.
Juli Ryan
I love Kristin Scott Thomas. This was fun to watch.
The Movie Waffler
If you've ever been in a relationship with a working female you've probably heard something along the lines of "that bitch is out to get me"… More
Doctor Strangeblog
A corporate eel, forked-tonguingly played by Kristin Scott Thomas, unwisely plays with bright young employee Isabelle, babyfaced Ludivine Sagnier, who… More