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Kiss of Death Reviews

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August 7, 2018
There's little doubt that Kiss of Death fares best in its opening stretch...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 19, 2008
What's most effective about the new Kiss of Death is Tucci's marvelously slimy prosecutor.
September 19, 2008
Classy film noir, as you would expect from a team including director Barbet Schroeder, writer Richard Price, and Nicolas Cage...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 19, 2008
A crackling thriller that feels unusually attuned to its lowlife characters.
September 19, 2008
Gutsy dialogue, atmospheric direction, lots of night scenes and an uninhibited take on the source material.
April 22, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
June 13, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 8, 2005
An interesting noirlike crime drama propelled by Cage's eccentric performance
| Original Score: 3/5
March 7, 2005
Cage and Caruso strike sparks in this riveting piece of pulp fiction, but it's that first Kiss you'll remember.
May 20, 2003
It's a sleek, muscular thriller played by a terrific ensemble cast...
December 21, 2002
Unjustly overlooked thriller packs a punch
| Original Score: 4/5
September 18, 2002
Nicolas Cage is a riot. Caruso, immersing.
| Original Score: 3/5
September 10, 2002
It ain't anything ground-breaking, but it gets the job done, and well.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
June 18, 2002
A riveting crime drama.
January 28, 2002
Price has a good sense of story structure, and this remake of the 1947 thriller is taut and engrossing.
February 13, 2001
Cage, one of the few American actors who gets more interesting from film to film, comes close to kidnaping the picture as Little Junior, a pumped-up but asthmatic thug who, like King Kong, is a gorilla with a wistful air about him.
January 1, 2000
Schroeder's film is fun to watch, even when it's being predictable or brutal, but its memory is nearly gone the next day.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Every time Caruso has a scene with Jackson or Cage, he seems to be out of his depth.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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