The Minus Man
The Minus Man (1999)

The directorial debut of Hampton Fancher, the screenwriter of Ridley Scott's science fiction cult classic Blade Runner, The Minus Man is a slow paced drama about an introverted man called Vann Siegart Owen Wilson, who gets involved in… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 17, 2000
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Critic Score
60%
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47%



Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anton Bitel
Film4

A sociopathic serial poisoner provides everyone with the nihilistic zero they need in this intelligent and disheartening dramatic thriller for Generation Blank.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The film's measured pace might not be for every viewer, but it added greatly to the tension.

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Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

An odd, odd (did I say odd) portrait of a serial killer set against a backdrop that is plum smack in the middle of white bread, Ozzie and Harriet, America.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

A powerful performance by Wilson....and believe me, you've never seen him like this!

Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

A marginal but very interesting work.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...too sluggish and too dispassionate to make much of an impression.

Fred Topel
About.com

Horrible character piece. Nothing happens and you don't care why.

Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

Coming at a time when people seem to be looking outwards for causes of violence, this movie challenges us to instead reflect inwards.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Too many pieces of the puzzle are left out in what comes off as a rather strained and obvious attempt to leave things up for discussion.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
Okay...
John Ballantine
Something constructed back when Owen Wilson felt a need to act. The film hangs far too often.
Jens S.
A very disappointing attempt of a psychological thriller about a murderer in the shape of a regular guy. While Owen Wilson turns out be be very convincing… More
Naughtia Nahazhina
In this movie Owen Wilson stars as a cold-blooded serial killer who travels around the country in order to choose victims who complain about their lives and… More
Jason Spencer
A creepy movie about a serial killer.
Kevin L
This movie is so lame.