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The Wrong Man Reviews

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September 17, 2004
In Hitchcock's litany, it ranks as one of the most forgettable works from his mature era.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
March 25, 2006
Frighteningly authentic, the story generates only a modicum of drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 8, 2004
Hitchcock's shadowy mise-en-scène is given a greater sense of veracity through his use of actual NYC locations.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 31, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 27, 2010
Confined spaces highlight Hitchcock's inversion of his usual fugitive-on-the-run films. (From Hitchcock 101)
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
June 29, 2015
Hitchcock's ultimate point evokes cosmic terror: innocence is merely a trick of paperwork, whereas guilt is the human condition.
September 24, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
September 20, 2004
Perhaps the most underrated and least known of Hitchcock's great films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 23, 2013
It's a banner title in Henry Fonda's acting repertoire, and one that works to illustrate Hitchcock's fractured psychoses.
February 13, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
January 31, 2006
One of Hitchcock's underrated great films that never got its proper due, put aside by some critics as merely a minor work.
Full Review | Original Score: A
March 5, 2006
Em um de seus trabalhos mais subestimados, Hitchcock cria uma atmosfera angustiante e claustrofóbica a partir de incidentes nada espetaculares, sendo auxiliado pela atuação precisa de Fonda.
| Original Score: 4/5
December 19, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 8, 2004
A standout piece in Hitchcock's oeuvre and a film that richly deserves its place among the filmmaker's greatest works.
May 30, 2016
A sullen drama from the first scene until the last, anchored by rather sincere performances and conveyed in the sorts of shadows and silence that were the staples of mainstream film noir.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 15, 2004
Hitch plays it straight in compelling drama.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 11, 2005
Fine if lower keyed Hitchcock with Fonda as wrongly accused man whose life is wrecked.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 10, 2006
Essentially a crime noir thriller with a twist, Paul McGuigan's film is showy and sharp, whose witty dialogue is delivered with a shrug
November 25, 2015
...even the straightest of citizens will be looking over their shoulder.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 30, 2016
Devoid of any Hitchcockian touches, the movie disappoints only in that it could have been made by any filmmaker experimenting in the faux-documentary style during this period (Jules Dassin comes to mind) -- otherwise, it's gripping material.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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