The Young Poisoner's Handbook
The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995)

This pitch black British comedy presents an examination of young British fellow who decided to become a professional poisoner in the early 1960's while simultaneously taking a satiric poke at British society and medicine. The film is… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 5, 2005
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not nearly as clever as it thinks it is.

Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

The show is a cornucopia of effective cinematic elements. A tour de force and a fascinating story.

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
familiar stranger
"He gave his life to his research, so did his family." [Tagline] The biographical sketch of the protagonist is indeed extraordinary, but the way the… More
Wu Chouin
I caught this on the dish a while ago and really liked it.
Anthony Lawrie
I'd forgotten about this film, I must give it a re-watch (If my VHS still works!). From what I can remember, I quite liked it!
Alec Barniskis
It doesn't delve into its subjects psyche enough for my taste, but there is a interesting bluntness to its narrative. A Sociopathic Megalomaniac will… More