The Son of No One
The Son of No One (2011)

A young cop is assigned to a precinct in the working class neighborhood where he grew up, and an old secret threatens to destroy his life and his family. -- (C) Anchor Bay

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 21, 2012
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16%
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22%



Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Needless stylistic flourishes and wholly illogical storytelling make The Son of No One a grisly, repugnant journey.

Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Muddled cop thriller The Son of No One has a top-drawer cast and a bottom-drawer script.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

A laughable police melodrama.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...yet another ineffective endeavor from a curiously incompetent filmmaker...

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Life is a struggle, the new film "The Son of No One" makes that explicitly clear. But so is moviemaking, and unfortunately the toil is all too evident in writer-director Dito Montiel's messy, logic-strained third feature.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

"The Son of No One" self-destructs in a ludicrous, ineptly directed anticlimactic rooftop showdown in which bodies pile up, and nothing makes a shred of sense.

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

"The Son of No One" is terrible, which is really a shame, because it's clearly so heartfelt and sincere.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

It just feels like a mess.

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John Anderson
Wall Street Journal

Something is lacking in the dramatic equation.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

The sort of movie Channing Tatum made BEFORE "Magic Mike" and "Jump Street."

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Flixster Audience Score: 22% Flixster User Reviews
Everett Johnson
I've been clearing off my movie jammed dvrs the last couple weeks and finally got around to watching this. I wish I had just deleted it and not wasted the… More
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Cast: Channing Tatum, Ray Liotta, Katie Holmes, Tracy Morgan, Juliette Binoche, Al Pacino, John Ransone, Jake Cherry, Brian Gilbert, Roger Guenveur Smith… More
Christian C
I liked it despite Ray Liota being in it. This isn't Tatum's best performance, but it wasn't his worst either. Plus, that moustache is kinda… More
Mark Walker
Writer/director Dito Montiel made a great debut in 2006 with the autobiographical "A Guide To Recognising Your Saints". He made good use of working… More
Matt Goodman
I thought it was pretty good. Nice suspense with a superb cast.
Manu Gino
Serve. Protect. Lie. Not a bad film. The story and script might not be the best you ever see but to me it was an interesting movie on which the end was the… More