Mindhunters (2005)

Finnish-born Hollywood filmmaker Renny Harlin directs the suspense thriller Mindhunters with a screenplay by writer/director Wayne Kramer. Val Kilmer stars as Harris, an FBI official teaching a group of trainees the art of profiling serial… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 13, 2005
DVD Release Date: September 20, 2005
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Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A retread of Ten Little Indians that lacks the source material's wit.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It was supposed to open in the spring of 2003, but they kept pushing back the release date. They should have kept pushing.

Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today

There's nothing particularly deep about this film -- and Harlin's efforts to jazz things up do occasionally go over-the-top.

Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

A cool, scrappy B movie with no pretentions

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

Evidently, these young FBI geniuses were just on a collective undercover assignment to infiltrate the Melrose Avenue club scene, because their disguise consists of half-grown (or half-ungrown) beards, shaggy hair, [and] insouciant wisecracking attitudes.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...for all its pseudo logic, Mindhunters is just as implausible as any Halloween sequel.

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Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
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Lewis Beale
Film Journal International

Excessive violence, hysterical directorial overkill and a cast of mostly glamorous non-actors make this relatively short film seem much longer than it really is.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Its every brain-dead move is designed to cover up the implausible story's beehive of inconsistencies.

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Jim Chastain
Norman Transcript

Somewhat of a self-fulfilling title.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Emily Armstrong
Teeheehee! This kind of reminds me of a parallel version of Saw, which paradoxically takes itself more seriously but has a greater sense of fun. A bunch of… More
Ginny  X
Recently added to my collection. Proper review to follow. If you liked Suspect Zero youll like this movie.
EightThirty .
28/08/2010 (TELEVISION)<br/><br/>A great "Twistie Flick" that lives up to it's title, I was actually loosing my mind during my… More
Dean King
This is a very good little know film. It's a mix of cat and mouse thriller with the FBI trying to track a killer at one of their training facilities. It… More
Phil Hubbs
Kilmer back on some form here as an FBI trainer taking his new recruits to an abandoned island for some serial killer catcher training....oh you just know its… More
Lady D'arbanville
Although this is a little corny in parts, it's definitely my type of movie. Criminal profilers in a situation of survival. I'm not quite sure if… More

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