Apt Pupil (Un Élève Doué) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Apt Pupil (Un Élève Doué) Reviews

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January 1, 2000
When bodies are buried in cellars and cats are thrown into lighted ovens, the film reveals itself as unworthy of its subject matter.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The most disappointing thing about Apt Pupil is the lack of sustained tension generated by director Bryan Singer.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 14, 2001
No hace mas que dejarnos la sensación de que o bien el director fue una llamarada de petate o el escritor vio pasar sus mejores momentos hace ya varios años
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Flat, undistinguished workmanship!
July 28, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 3/10
January 1, 2000
A methodically slow psychological thriller!
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
Renfro and McKellen are nothing short of spectacular, but with all things considered, Apt Pupil just isn't a very well thought-out picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 5/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
January 1, 2000
King fans will be outraged denouncing the filmmakers as gutless flakes smothering the true horror of Apt Pupil so the film would be more acceptable to the general public.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 60/100
January 1, 2000
If Bowden's motivations were clearer, Apt Pupil might have gone somewhere interesting.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
January 1, 2000
Major junk!
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
Drama in distress!
January 1, 2000
We expect a probing examination of the essence of evil, but the film stays too close to the surface to deliver any insight.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
Nothing about the movie even makes sense!
June 21, 2002
"Pupil" demonstrates Singer's eye for framing shots and his skill in bringing out the best in his stars. Even so, there's something amiss here.
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