Good Neighbors
Good Neighbors (2011)

Neighbors Spencer (Scott Speedman) and Louise (Emily Hampshire) have bonded over their fascination with a recent string of murders terrorizing their community. When a new tenant named Victor (Jay Baruchel) arrives in the building, all three… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 29, 2011
DVD Release Date: September 27, 2011
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Working from a 1982 novel set in Quebec City, director-writer Jacob Tierney provides enough thrills and surprises, even a little satire, to keep viewers' attention.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

An agreeably sick little movie about a serial killer, a bunch of cats and the uneasy tenants of a Montreal apartment complex.

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Brian D. Johnson
Maclean's Magazine

The film is superbly crafted, with veteran cinematographer Guy Dufaux composing a coherent palette of dark, rich interiors.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Swerving from bland to brutal, endearingly coy to shockingly explicit, the Canadian import "Good Neighbors" finds pitch-black comedy among white-bread lives.

Alison Willmore
AV Club

Good Neighbors is a darkly comedic thriller with echoes of Shallow Grave and an undercurrent of repressed Canadian rage, and though it comes to an anticlimactic end, it manages a lot with a slow build of unease.

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

Not a crackerjack thriller by any means, and I'm not sure it means to be: It's a dark comedy about people who do horrible things.

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Alonso Duralde
TheWrap

There's enough creepy tension and nefarious deeds afoot to make for a really suspenseful short film, but even at just 96 minutes, Good Neighbors outstays its welcome.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

Good Neighbors is a hotbed of twisted ideas with a straightforward yet novel approach to the Gothic horror in the hearts of mistakenly everyday people.

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Heather Wixson
Dread Central

Good Neighbors ends up being a rather unremarkable dramatic thriller that squanders any potential for greatness it had with a bland and uninspired finale.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Quirky. Different. Definitely not the same ole script here, that's what I really liked about it. Something different for a change!! Very refreshing--dark,… More
Jesse Ortega
This is a pretty damn amusing indie thriller that relies heavily on its characters rather than the whodunit as you typically see in these films. The movie also… More
Melvin White
Spencer: Why do you think you're so interested in this stuff? "You never know who's living right next door." Good Neighbors is not the… More
Todd Smith
On several movie site I visit, there had been a buzz about an independent Canadian murder mystery film, that was supposed to be quite a thriller with big twist… More
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Cast: Jay Baruchel, Scott Speedman, Emily Hampshire, Anne-Marie Cadieux, Diane D'Aquila, Xavier Dolan, Clara Furey, Kaniehtiio Horn, Gary Farmer, Jacob… More
Christopher Haskell
Good Neighbors convinces the viewer that they have the plot figured out, then finds a unique way to completely turn that plot on itself. If Hitchcock would have… More