The Little Things Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 16065

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 12

Theatrical Release Date: 01/24/2021

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/04/2021

Language: English

Genre: Thriller

MPAA Rating: R

Director: John Lee Hancock

Actors: Denzel Washington, Jared Leto, Rami Malek, Natalie Morales, Chris Bauer, Michael Hyatt

Plot: Baxter, a crack detective teams up with Deke, a burnt-out deputy sheriff in order to catch a serial killer. While Deke seems to have an uncanny ability to see the little things, his constant circumventing of the rules puts Baxter on Edge. The closer they get to the killer, Deke must content with his own dark past. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
2.5/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 02/08/2022

The biggest crime that has ever been committed wasn’t even in the movie itself, but having a cast like Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, and Jared Leto, with a promising concept of a murder mystery and it turned out to be…whatever. I mean the performances were decent at least, even if Rami Malek felt a bit out of place here.

Rating of
1.5/4

Indyfreak - wrote on 06/11/2021

This slow burn thriller lacks the necessary suspense to sustain its running time and even the powerhouse trio of lead actors can't make it that interesting. Denzel Washington's natural charisma and Jared Leto's penchant for playing weirdos almost work. But Rami Malek was miscast as a hotshot detective and there really isn't that much violence.

Rating of
2/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 03/01/2021

"The Little Things" is like cinematic constipation. You sit waiting for things to happen that never do. This is a directionless thriller that has not nearly enough thrills.

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Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
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Rating of
2.5/4

90s Throwback is a Little Entertaining

Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/20/2021

When critics compare The Little Things to a 90s-era crime thriller (David Fincher's Se7en is thrown out most often), they are not wrong. The film feels like it would fit right into that era what with cops with opposing attitudes, a nutty suspect and a twisted story (and ending for that matter). But this is not the 90s anymore and The Little Things, while having a killer cast, feels more like a pale imitation and never quite grips you like you think it should.

Let's start with the good - The Little Things has nabbed a great cast. Denzel Washington plays the cop who plays by his own rules while also dealing with his past - this catches up to him when he visits his own precinct only to get roped into a murder investigation that is eerily similar to the case that nearly ruined his career …

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