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The Bone Collector Reviews

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January 1, 2000
Assembled from off-the-shelf thriller contrivances, likable characters and utter absurdity, with one of those scores that's the musical equivalent of trying to scrape the burnt meat off the bottom of the pot.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
November 22, 2002
The real killer... is easily spotted in the movie's one scene that isn't specifically designed to move the plot forward.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 18, 2003
A desperate send-up of authentic evil, a True Crime! tabloid 'zine thriller packaged with all the subtlety and restraint of children's toothpaste.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
Denzel Washington is always a watchable actor, even when it's only his face we're watching.
Read More | Original Score: 6/10
May 31, 2002
O que poderia ser uma boa história transforma-se em um emaranhado confuso de clichês.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
It's a tale that has more holes in it than a New York City junkie.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
January 1, 2000
There is nothing remotely believable about this drawn-out cat-and-mouse game of a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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
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
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
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
Another borderline-absurd scenario.
January 1, 2000
The film's impact is dulled by the lack of emotional investment in the villain.
January 1, 2000
Jolie, while always delicious to look at, is simply and woefully miscast.
May 11, 2001
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
February 16, 2005
The Bone Collector can't overcome limits of its script and it is unlikely to remain in viewers' memory for a long time.
Full Review| Original Score: 4/10
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
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