The Informer

critic Reviews

, 62% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • The Informer may prove a passable diversion for less demanding thriller fans, but most of its ingredients have been recycled from superior entries in the genre.
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    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times
    Joel Kinnaman is taking names in true action movie-star fashion.
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    Michael OrdoñaLos Angeles Times
    "The Informer" isn't bad. It's just nothing special.
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    John DeForeHollywood Reporter
    A solid crime flick whose heart rate never rises to a point commensurate with the many layers of danger its eponymous protagonist faces.
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    Ben KenigsbergNew York Times
    The movie has a surfeit of the sudden reversals and interlocking loyalties that can make for an absorbing time killer.
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    Bob StraussSan Francisco Chronicle
    "The Informer" is like an experiment in whether or not a cool cast can make uninspired material worth watching.
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    Barry HertzGlobe and Mail
    The Informer is confused as to what it should devote its attention to.
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    Antonio G. SpíndolaCine Premiere
    The Informant succeeds with maintaining the enigma and certain expectations but fails in its way of solving various plot aspects and leading its characters. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Pablo O. ScholzClarín
    The first [part] and the one that works best is... the one that takes place in the streets. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Carla HayCulture Mix
    The Informer is ultimately for people who just want to see some forgettable fight scenes and other mindless violence amid a lot of plot holes. This movie is not for people who want to see a compelling and well-written crime drama.
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    Lucy BuglassJumpCut Online
    Whilst The Informer doesn't revolutionise the crime genre, it doesn't need to, as audiences should get exactly what they expected and hopefully more.
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