Above Suspicion Reviews

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June 6, 2021
The story, even if true, never seems authentic.
June 2, 2021
While Above Suspicion valiantly tries to equal its real-life counterpart in terms of shock and awe, most of the drama that leads up to the end feels stale and uninspired.
June 1, 2021
A throwback to the worst aspects of '90s thriller filmmaking.
May 31, 2021
The cheap-looking and tawdry drama Above Suspicion is based on a true crime story, but the movie foolishly gives away the ending at the very beginning of the film. [There is] morbid 'voice from the dead' narration from the movie's main character.
May 24, 2021
Gritty, tawdry crime thriller that caused fear, loathing and revenge in rural Appalachia.
May 13, 2021
It's all interesting stuff, but not fodder for a movie. There's not enough there for a movie like this to fill in.
May 12, 2021
Director Phillip Noyce has helmed some stand-out films, including Patriot Games, Rabbit-Proof Fence and Salt, but Above Suspicion doesn't pack the same excitement or visceral punch of those stories.
May 11, 2021
Emilia Clarke is the main draw to this based on true events movie, but Jack Huston is not up to her level,
May 11, 2021
Not so ill conceived it's an outright misfire, Above Suspicion will likely float into a blurry ether along with other films bearing the same vaguely conceived title.
May 11, 2021
Above Suspicion is a bit of a functioning mess.
May 10, 2021
Emilia Clarke single-handedly lifts Above Suspicion with a gritty and brutal performance. She displays significant range in a gutsy role.
May 9, 2021
Above Suspicion might have solid performers in leads Clarke and Huston, but it plays as more of a Lifetime thriller than a devastating true story.
May 8, 2021
It's difficult to find a rooting interest in any of the unscrupulous miscreants in this backwoods potboiler.
May 8, 2021
Above Suspicion has its moments, but it never feels as if we're discovering anything revelatory as we follow these characters on their predictably doomed journeys.
May 7, 2021
The most prominent signifier of the movie's cluelessness is the repeated use of the singular "y'all," a usage that only really exists in the minds of non-Southerners trying to talk like Southerners.
May 7, 2021
It's not a particularly special film-the genre has been done and overdone-but it is anchored by a stellar performance by the always-riveting Emilia Clarke.
May 7, 2021
There's more than enough meat on the bones of this true story for a film like Above Suspicion, but director Phillip Noyce can't figure out how to tell it in a way that's more interesting than a Wikipedia entry.
May 7, 2021
This might as well be a reenactment from a true crime series on Oxygen.
May 7, 2021
The situation depicted in Above Suspicion is a mess, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't be able to make some sense of its cause and effects.
May 7, 2021
A clunky drama that takes a potentially shocking story and renders it virtually inert.
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