See How They Run

critic Reviews

, 72% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • See How They Run may not do itself many favors by asking for Christie comparisons, but this is still one fun whodunit.
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    Sandra HallSydney Morning Herald
    The film is no match for Rian Johnson’s Knives Out, the hit responsible for the big-screen revival of murder mystery spoofs. But between the laughs are some smart observations about the art and ethics of telling a story.
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    Dmitry SamarovChicago Reader
    I have no idea how an A-list cast like this was hoodwinked into participating in this wink-wink nudge-nudge snooze fest.
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    Donald ClarkeIrish Times
    At least as enjoyable as Knives Out, See How They Run crackles with invention and high spirits. We pray for its success and look forward eagerly to another “Constable Stalker Mystery”.
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    Gary M. KramerSalon.com
    See How They Run starts out as a fleet comic mystery, but it quickly loses it fizz and turns into flat champagne.
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    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times
    Rockwell doesn’t put all that much effort into his British accent — but it kinda works, and he’s the perfect straight man for Ronan’s endearingly clumsy machinations and self-deprecating dialogue. It all adds up to a smashingly good time.
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    Liz Shannon MillerConsequence
    See How They Run feels like it was designed in a lab to please fans of this genre, with Mark Chappell’s script keenly identifying the most beloved tropes of classic murder mysteries while playing with them just enough for freshness.
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    Whang Yee LingThe Straits Times (Singapore)
    Even more fun is the classic odd-couple partnership of Sam Rockwell’s jaded, alcoholic Scotland Yard detective Inspector Stoppard and Saoirse Ronan’s eager chatterbox constable.
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    Peter CanaveseGroucho Reviews
    A spirited, meta, frothy and amusingly arch mystery comedy for theater nerds with a snappy script and a smashing cast.
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    Kimberly PierceGeek Girl Authority
    See How They Run is cinematic candy. It looks great, the characters are memorable and it keeps audiences on their toes until the very end. Just try and guess who the killer is! As they say, “It’s always the one you least suspect.”
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    Ruth MaramisFlixChatter Film Blog
    A farcical whodunit that doesn’t take itself too seriously, boosted by the delightful pairing of Rockwell and Ronan. Saoirse Ronan is particularly fun to watch in a rare comic role.
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