Lucky Number Slevin
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

An innocent man visiting a friend in New York City becomes embroiled in a dangerous series of events after being mistaken for the very man he has come to the city to see in director Paul McGuigan's labyrinthine murder mystery. Upon… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 12, 2006
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
51%
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User Score
87%



Critic Score: 51% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Trying too hard to be clever in a Pulp Fiction kind of way, this film succums to a convoluted plot, overly stylized characters and dizzying set design.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

With its diabolical ending, this is the movie equivalent of a crossword puzzle: fun, clever, and disposable.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

Everything in it -- every confusion, every line of unspeakable dialogue, every red herring, every camera setup -- has been borrowed from some movie you've seen before.

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Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

Lucky Number Slevin is a very clever film, probably too clever for its own good.

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Mark Salisbury
Time Out

Only Lucy Liu's insanely perky neighbour emerges with any real credit.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

It finally all makes sense after a fashion, and I think and hope that you will be entertained by all the narrative legerdemain.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Elaborately hollow tough-guy arabesque

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

It shrinks your perception of what movies can do.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I think it was entertaining as heck.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

It's the pace of the film that wins the day.

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
Josh Hartnett plays Slevin, a man in the wrong place at the wrong time when he is caught up in a war between two rival gangsters. Clearly inspired by the post… More
Alex roy
Lucky Number Slevin was a pretty action film that I thought didn't deserve the flack it received. I thought that the plot was great and that the cast… More
Mark Walker
The biggest thing I remember hearing about this film upon it's release was the mentioning of Ben Kingsley's Knighthood on the film poster. This seemed… More
Albert Kim
At first, the movie's enjoyable but in the last hour, there are so many plot twists and turns that it completely kills the movie. You must understand, I… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] A severely under rated action thriller that although isn't as clever as it… More
Adam Kelly
Lucky number Slevin is a film which sometimes is too much of an effort. Combining a cast of Morgan Freeman and Sir Ben Kingsley it will look from a distance… More

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