Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.
Watch it now
as Virgil Vadalos
as Det. Beck
as Det. Hanover
as Large Bills
News & Interviews for Stiletto
Critic Reviews for Stiletto
There are no critic reviews yet for Stiletto. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!
Audience Reviews for Stiletto
A pretty impressive cast line up can't save this poorly made film from coming across as a shoddy TV movie type affair, the plot is your basic revenge theme only the killer is a sexy female ala Nikita. Its actually just a complete rip of the Besson film really and all other Nikita style plots/films but its not even convincing with really dodgy acting, bad editing and poor action with obvious doubles etc.. The main cast are some big character actor names....Biehn, Berenger, Forsythe but they are also names that peaked along time ago and clearly now take anything that comes along, Berenger is really badly cast as a mob boss here. There are some sequences shot with handheld which does add abit of realism to the whole thing but everything is just a big cliche and has been done many times before, its bordering on just plain silliness at times with certain scenes and dialog.
This movie has Michael Biehn in it. And, of course, that was my main motivation for watching this. And, although I am a bit biased, I think that most people would agree that he was the best thing about this movie. There was quite a bit of over-the-top acting and the action isn't really very good. Plus, it is a very convoluted story, very unnecessarily so. Biehn shows a range in being the emotionally torn person. Berenger is good but doesn't have to really stretch. Funny to see DB Sweeney in an odd cameo. Kelly Hu and Diane Venora in throwaway roles. But there isn't really much to get people motivated to watch one or the other. And worst of all, the lead isn't really so involving either. With that, it is all about the story or action, where both are weak.
A young woman believes she has been wronged by her lover, so she seeks revenge upon all who may have been involved. She marks them all for death and one by one, she seduces or openly attacks them with a Stiletto (her favorite choice of weapon). A lot of familiar faces like Amanda Brooks, Michael Biehn, Tom Berenger, William Forsythe, James Russo, Tony Lip, Kelly Hu, and Tom Sizemore. Stana Katic is the female killer protagonist (sexy star lead in the ABC series, Castle, The Spirit and Quantum of Solace) If you are into crime or revenge films with lots of action, you will love this.
Discuss Stiletto on our Movie forum!