Murder by Numbers Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 8034

Average Rating: 2.4/4

# of Ratings: 105

Theatrical Release Date: 04/19/2002

Language: English

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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Rating of
1.5/4

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.

Rating of
2/4

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.

Rating of
0.5/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 10/02/2011

It was OK.Something to watch

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The Title Says It All...

MovieAddict - wrote on 09/03/2013

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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