Suspect Zero
Suspect Zero (2004)

Directed by E. Elias Merhige, Suspect Zero follows the disgraced FBI Agent Thomas Mackelway (Aaron Eckhart), who was transferred to a desolate area in Albuquerque, New Mexico as punishment for botching a procedure which ultimately led to… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 12, 2005
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18%
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39%



Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Other than Ben Kingsley, there's not much to like in this preposterous thriller.

J. Hoberman
Village Voice

Slips on the banana peel of exaggerated fear factor, falling facedown with the introduction of an über-creep serial killer (Ben Kingsley) grimly stalking some hapless prey.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

A grisly, depraved and wholly uninvolving exercise in empty mannerism.

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Russ Breimeier
Christianity Today

Essentially an X-files episode that wishes it were as disturbing and visually arresting as David Fincher's Seven (it's not).

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

[A] visually jarring, psychologically daring trip that explores terror in a fresh, if crazy, manner.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Suspect Zero is that rare case of a dull idea redeemed by sharp talent.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...one of those seemingly foolproof flicks that just doesn't work...

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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com

Its junkiness shines through its posh patina. Exploitation is just no fun anymore, now that it's all so damn tasteful.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

A violent, depressing and often ridiculous waste of time.

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Prairie Miller
Long Island Press

The self-consciously arty thriller is a sort of one-size-fits-all audience horror orgy, with an intriguing mix of fixations

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
A good serial killer thriller. Ben Kingsley really makes this movie work with his very creepy performance.
familiar stranger
Suspected it to be good but got a real ZERO for that. Surely worth a miss!!!
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Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Ben Kingsley, Carrie-Anne Moss, Harry Lennix, Kevin Chamberlin, Julian Reyes, Keith Campbell, Chloe Russell, Ellen Blake, William B.… More
Ginny  X
Why I like this movie: ts a dark suspense thriller with a coupla "not so brutal" scenes, CIA & FBI is in it, and <br/>Ben Kingsley was… More
Thomas Johnston
While Aaron Eckhart and Ben Kingsley bring great performances, it is not enough to overcome the sappy writing that includes the "I slept with my… More
Lady D'arbanville
A very enjoyable watch with a great performance from Ben Kingsley. A well thought out plot, definitely a recommendation.

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