Knives Out

critic Reviews

97% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score97%
  • Knives Out sharpens old murder-mystery tropes with a keenly assembled suspense outing that makes brilliant use of writer-director Rian Johnson's stellar ensemble.
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    Brandon CollinsMedium Popcorn
    I love a good murder-mystery thats well-acted and well-paced. Daniel Craig was amazing.
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    Justin BrownMedium Popcorn
    It looked great, on top of the fact that the story was so interesting, and kept you glued to your seat...
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    Jim RossTAKE ONE Magazine
    ...it could be seen as a big-budget Jonathan Creek special - and is probably Johnson's least interesting film - the quality of the performances combine with the richness of the production design & Rian Johnson's style to deliver something more memorable.
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    Andrew GaldiMovie Bitches
    The ensemble was great.
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    Avaryl HalleyMovie Bitches
    It knew what genre it was taking on and it simultaneously achieved greatness in that, but also fully meta parodied it at the same time.
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    Shawn EdwardsFox 4 Kansas City
    The entire cast is great, and the whole movie is often hilarious. This isn't your average murder mystery...
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    Stephen RebelloPlayboy Online
    A great time at the movies and just begging for a sequel.
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    Matthew PejkovicMatt's Movie Reviews
    An entertaining whodunnit, with a sharp script, great performances, and biting political commentary.
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    Marie AsnerPhantom Tollbooth
    Knives Out does go on a bit longer and there are one too many running down corridors and driving from one place to another, but as a whole the film pays off with humor, mayhem, and shows us families to whom "entitlement" is their middle name.
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    Ruth MaramisFlixChatter Film Blog
    Rian Johnson kept the mood of the movie rather light and seemingly frivolous. But don't let that fool you, it's suspenseful when it needs to be and so delightfully entertaining. That last shot is one of the best cinematic final scenes ever!
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