The Razor's Edge Reviews

January 4, 2018
An adaptation of the novel by W. Somerset Maugham, this longtime pet project of Murray's will only disappoint his many fans.
March 3, 2006
A gratifying gamble for the immersive Bill Murray
October 9, 2005
June 15, 2005
June 13, 2005
October 23, 2004
The Razor's Edge is far from being a bad movie. Some of the scenes are very good, especially the uncle's deathbed farewell and Murray's first attempts to sober up Russell. But at the end I didn't feel engaged.
October 19, 2004
Dismal misfire by Murray trying early on for drama accolades
March 26, 2004
February 11, 2004
Sincere try, but even with censorship issues, the 1946 version was better.
May 23, 2003
October 20, 2002
The Razor's Edge may be a truncated and somewhat episodic adaptation, but it's certainly compelling enough to keep you involved for a solid two hours.
October 14, 2002
Murray provides an interesting performance; the movie grows on you.
October 4, 2002
Were it paced more smoothly, and if the lead character's spiritual search was developed instead of just hinted at, this could have been a great film.
September 1, 2002
An American's quest for the meaning of life takes him from Iowa to Tibet to discover the spiritual practices of equanimity, atttention, and compassion.
August 18, 2002
"Don't write that book report to it, just enjoy its eccentricities."
July 26, 2002