Critic Consensus: With plenty of dark humor to leaven the bloody mayhem, Jackpot is an entertaining murder mystery with a suitably quirky Scandinavian twist.
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Critic Reviews for Jackpot
"Jackpot" plays like an over-the-top story told by a drunken film fan at a bar: "Dude, I just saw this movie and it was CRAZY. You have to see it." Trust me, you don't.
As an absurdist suspense film, "Jackpot" mostly hits its marks. As a comedy, it's less successful, stronger on sight gags than on the detective's sarcasm.
Certainly, a lot of blood is spilled in the name of laughs. There's only one problem with its broad attempts at grotesque comedy: Jackpot simply isn't funny.
Blood-spattered crime comedy benefits from whip-smart pacing and quirky Scandinavian attitude.
Audience Reviews for Jackpot
maybe it was the drugs from surgery but i couldnt get into this one. instead check out the writers other film "Headhunters" - much better execution
Tries too hard to be in the vein of Tarantino, not nearly as witty or funny as it thinks it to be. None of the characters feel well drawn, the stakes are low since the script doesn't give the audience any one to care for or even root against. And the plot story is too thin as to keep it interesting enough.
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