Lonely Hearts
Lonely Hearts (2006)

"Lonely Hearts" retells the real life murder spree of Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez and its connection to the tragic story of Detective Elmer C. Robinson, who helped capture the killers, but lost his wife in the process.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 21, 2006
DVD Release Date: July 31, 2007
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Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Several genres and plotlines intertwine in Lonely Hearts but don't connect, creating an uneven and unsatisfying film.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

There is some strong work here, but too many misfires.

Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

When Hayek and Leto are onscreen, you do not look away.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This is the version that's easily forgettable.

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David Denby
New Yorker

The story of Fernandez and Beck may be grotesque comedy, but Todd Robinson tells it straight, without flinching from its piteousness, horror, or banality.

Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

It's with the focus on the police, though, that the script fails to truly connect.

Heather Huntington

Leto's layered performance as the nattily dressing dandy with no remorse is truly impressive.

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David Fear
Time Out

Where's James Ellroy when you need him?

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

A rather plodding movie.

Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Un buen ejemplo de cine negro, género fuera de moda que aún conserva su encanto.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Surprisingly good little crime thriller. The setting is a very realistic recreation of the late fourties. Salma is gorgeous, and magniciently evil. The rest of… More
Lady D'arbanville
LONELY HEARTS Jared Leto loses his boyish looks in this film as he transforms himself into an older man and teams up with Salma Hayek to become lovers on a… More
danny d
this was a phenomenal film. total sleeper because i hadnt heard anything about it, i just rented it based on the cast, and it was better than expected. much… More
Lanning : )
Argh. Not bad enough to pull John Travolta from my favorite actors list, but if he starts stringing together a bunch of outings like this one, I may have to… More
Dean King
A decent crime drama based on a true story of a murdering couple in the 1940's and 50's. It has an exceptional cast, but wonders between crime drama… More
Fernando Rafael Quintero Castañeda
lonely hearts....a really nice crime movie, that went under the radar this year, the writing is good, but what really grabs you from this film are the way the… More

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