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The Bone Collector Reviews

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January 1, 2000
Thriller cops Hitchcock idea but stays mostly prone.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
January 1, 2000
The long-delayed revelation of whodunit is a debit instead of a payoff.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Both the cast and the moviegoers deserve a better film than The Bone Collector.
January 1, 2000
Not a bad film.
| Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Jeremy Iacone's script is riddled with plot holes you could drive a train through.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
A slick and entertaining genre film.
January 1, 2000
This is neither a psychological thriller nor an erotic one, so any interest in the story is purely the work of its stars.
January 1, 2000
Washington is, as usual, simply marvelous.
January 1, 2000
..its serial killer has a novel approach when it comes to homicide, but he and the others are basically pulling a sheet over familiar styles and plot tricks
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
This film spices itself up with some great shots, unique points-of-view angles, an effective chilling mood, and some excellent performances put forth by Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
What is Denzel Washington doing in trash like this?
January 1, 2000
Script full of plotholes so large they have their own zip codes.
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January 1, 2000
The film never really gathers suspense and tension.
January 1, 2000
Noyce has the skill to keep the plot percolating and overcome its occasional missteps.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
The Bone Collector never comes close to the moral chill of Seven or even the step-by-step fascination generated by any number of HBO true-crime shows.
January 1, 2000
The Bone Collector was a very well plotted, paced, scripted, acted, directed and very suspensefully adept.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
The Bone Collector is gripping and Ms. Jolie, for all her tentativeness in the acting department, is pleasant on the eyes.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
Shamelessly manipulative.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
Reasonably entertaining.
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January 1, 2000
The movie's atmosphere is moody and intense, bubbling like a caldron. Unfortunately, the broth turns out to be stone soup.
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