10 Rillington Place
10 Rillington Place (1971)

This film chronicles the true story of British mass murderer John Reginald Christie. Throughout the late 1940s, Christie lured middle-aged women to his London flat, then killed and buried them. Timothy John Evans was wrongly accused of one… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1971
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Keith Uhlich
Time Out

As infamous serial murderer John Reginald Christie, Richard Attenborough is just exaggerated enough to remain credible.

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Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

Kennedy's book was fiercely confrontational and the film reflects this. This is a world where everybody is kicking downwards.

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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

More highly regarded these days than when it was released in 1971, Richard Fleischer's 10 Rillington Place is a grimly efficient treatment of a once-notorious case.

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Chris Cabin

an unsettling reminder that, more often than not, it is not overly clever traps but rather people who kill people.

Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The banality of evil takes on a slightly different chill in this effectively low-key drama about a banal nebbish committing unspeakably evil acts.

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Gregory Weinkauf

Deeply disturbing and probably the worst date movie ever made.

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Lady D'arbanville
Not the fastest moving of films, but based on a true story, it's an intriguing watch. Attenborough was very good in this sinister role and for the time of… More
jd cryptic
Underrated, shocking, and BRILLANT! 10 Rillington Place is truly haunting. One of my favorite true crime biographies. The True Story of John Christie (8 April… More
Luke Baldock
Immediately one of the greatest films I have ever seen. I feel so privileged that I was able to see this film on the big screen. It starts with the wonderful… More
Randy Tippy
Any docu-drama about the life of serial killer John Christie should be dark and disturbing, <i>10 Rillington Place</i> does not disappoint.
Cynthia S.
Excellent fact-based crime drama that avoids sensationalism for a more subtle approach, but retains the psychological darkness you'd expect from a serial… More
Stella Dallas
disturbing true story of british serial killer john christie, eerily portrayed by richard attenborough. a fine performance by a young john hurt as well.… More