One of those all-too-rare movies that puts you through the emotional ringer, playing on your worst fears and most passionate desires.
| Original Score: A-
Headhunters is an intriguing action thriller that relies on both stunts and the acts of its diverse mains characters, played by well-cast main actors Aksel Hennie and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, in order to tell its story.
| Original Score: 8/10
This film is filled with suspense, violence, duplicity and emotion. The plot has a number of interesting twists. It is a very gritty thriller.
| Original Score: B
Though not completely satisfying or believable, the absurd cat-and-mouse potboiler at least is always entertaining and biting doggy style.
| Original Score: B-
[A]n insane thriller in which form easily trumps -- while still complementing -- the material's inherent madness.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
A hugely enjoyable, unpredictable thriller that never forgets to be fun first and foremost.
| Original Score: 4/5
"Headhunters" is a rather strange film, but it's also a rather entertaining one.
| Original Score: 3/4
"Headhunters" is an absurd amount of grisly fun, which is a good thing, since, looked at in any great detail, it probably doesn't hold up all that well.
Headhunters (Hodejegerne) is a roiling Norwegian mix of Hitchcock and Wile E. Coyote, with a generous dose of feces and blood. Headhunters is a mind game. And a blood sport.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
... sort of like being mugged by a banshee: It's all very loud and exciting and after it's over you're left with a vague feeling of unease to go along with the lighter wallet.
| Original Score: 87/100
The film holds its twists too close to the chest, and there's little to chew on till the ambitiousness of its plotting is revealed late in the film.
By film's end, we're deep into Coen brothers territory, with an extra splash of Sam Raimi-level gore.
a twisted and twisting take on the potentially lethal outcomes of male ego and insecurity, which find their greatest embodiment in capitalism at its most aggressive
Sleek and relentless, it's a provocative, darkly comedic thriller.
| Original Score: 7/10
Suspenseful, wickedly funny and clever, Headhunters offers more bang for your buck than most modern crime thrillers.
| Original Score: 9.5/10
"Headhunters" isn't a pretty film, and it doesn't always entirely make sense, but it races along like a man chased by killers.
The good guy in the Norwegian "Headhunters" looks like a bad guy, and the bad guy looks like a good guy. And that's just one of the ways this dazzling movie messes with us.
| Original Score: 4/4
'Headhunters" is a frighteningly well-made thriller about an amoral art thief on the run.
HEADHUNTERS is an exhilarating thriller with great visual flare, top notch acting, and a story that will have you so involved that you'll possibly have no fingernails by the end of it!
Like a Teutonic techno band, this thriller is both skillfully familiar and chillingly strange.