Overall Rank: 8084
Average Rating: 2.4/4
# of Ratings: 105
Theatrical Release Date: 04/19/2002
Genre: Crime, Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Barbet Schroeder
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Ben Chaplin, Ryan Gosling, Michael Pitt, Agnes Bruckner, Chris Penn
Plot: Two very smart high school students commit the "perfect" murder. -- sapien
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Yojimbo - wrote on 01/05/2013
Supposedly Hitchcockian thriller (probably because of the resemblance between the youthful killers and their counterparts in Rope) but this is very predictable stuff. It lacks drama and Sandra Bullock's character is a walking cliche.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 01/14/2012
Very by-the-book thriller. Sandra Bullock and Ryan Gosling both have done much better in their careers than this standard pot-boiler. If you're big fans, check it out, otherwise there's not much else to recommend here.
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MovieAddict - wrote on 09/02/2013
Sandra Bullock plays Cassie Mayweather, a spunky, intelligent homicide detective cop with brass balls and her own personal issues. Together with her new partner (a very bleak Ben Chaplin) she is called to investigate a Jane Doe murder case. Nothing unusual there except that the perpetrators may be a couple of arrogant high school students.
Ryan Gosling and Michael Pitt play popular rich kid Richard and introspective loner Justin respectively, who decide, ala Leopold and Loeb, to commit a murder just to see how it feels and to prove that people with superior intellects can get away with it!
As the investigation continues, a battle of wills emerges between Cassie and the main suspect Richard. Ryan Gosling puts in a strong performance and pretty much steals the show as the dominant …
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