The Offence
The Offence (1973)

In The Offence, Sean Connery plays Johnson, a normally unflappable British police inspector who is emotionally shaken by a case of child molestation. For reasons he cannot explain, he is driven to kill the suspect while interrogating him… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 1, 1993
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Lewis Porteous
The Skinny

The Offence presents audiences with an overwhelmingly bleak rumination on evil.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A fascinating and intense psychological thriller. This is one Connery fans should seek out.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film was in some ways spoiled but not ruined by the pretentiously arty way it was directed by Sidney Lumet.

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Pierluigi Puccini
Impressive work of Sean Connery as Detective Sgt. Johnson, resisting in front of colleagues and in his private life not to spill the cesspool inside his mind.… More
Dean McKenna
Strange crime on what Sean Connery did.
Stephen M
If you take a look at some of the other movies Sean Connery was making during and immediately after his tenure as James Bond, they reveal an actor working… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "The Offence", the police are baffled by three young girls having been kidnapped. After a fourth goes missing and is found by… More
Cassandra Maples
The writer of this moving and disturbing film, John Hopkins, once said that to understand the nature of human evil one must first look inwards at oneself.… More
David Sayers
After collaborating with Connery on 'The Hill (excellent) and 'The Anderson Tapes' (good) Lumet again brought the best out of his star in this… More