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Headhunters Reviews

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September 18, 2017
Nothing is at it seems in this film and that makes it an absolute must-see.
June 2, 2013
One of those all-too-rare movies that puts you through the emotional ringer, playing on your worst fears and most passionate desires.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
January 15, 2013
Headhunters is an intriguing action thriller that relies on both stunts and the acts of its diverse mains characters, played by well-cast main actors Aksel Hennie and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, in order to tell its story.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
November 27, 2012
This film is filled with suspense, violence, duplicity and emotion. The plot has a number of interesting twists. It is a very gritty thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 23, 2012
Though not completely satisfying or believable, the absurd cat-and-mouse potboiler at least is always entertaining and biting doggy style.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 13, 2012
[A]n insane thriller in which form easily trumps -- while still complementing -- the material's inherent madness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 28, 2012
A hugely enjoyable, unpredictable thriller that never forgets to be fun first and foremost.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 14, 2012
"Headhunters" is a rather strange film, but it's also a rather entertaining one.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 28, 2012
"Headhunters" is an absurd amount of grisly fun, which is a good thing, since, looked at in any great detail, it probably doesn't hold up all that well.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 14, 2012
Headhunters (Hodejegerne) is a roiling Norwegian mix of Hitchcock and Wile E. Coyote, with a generous dose of feces and blood. Headhunters is a mind game. And a blood sport.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
June 8, 2012
... sort of like being mugged by a banshee: It's all very loud and exciting and after it's over you're left with a vague feeling of unease to go along with the lighter wallet.
Full Review | Original Score: 87/100
May 31, 2012
By film's end, we're deep into Coen brothers territory, with an extra splash of Sam Raimi-level gore.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 29, 2012
a twisted and twisting take on the potentially lethal outcomes of male ego and insecurity, which find their greatest embodiment in capitalism at its most aggressive
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 25, 2012
Sleek and relentless, it's a provocative, darkly comedic thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
May 25, 2012
Suspenseful, wickedly funny and clever, Headhunters offers more bang for your buck than most modern crime thrillers.
Full Review | Original Score: 9.5/10
May 24, 2012
"Headhunters" isn't a pretty film, and it doesn't always entirely make sense, but it races along like a man chased by killers.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 24, 2012
The good guy in the Norwegian "Headhunters" looks like a bad guy, and the bad guy looks like a good guy. And that's just one of the ways this dazzling movie messes with us.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 24, 2012
'Headhunters" is a frighteningly well-made thriller about an amoral art thief on the run.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 24, 2012
HEADHUNTERS is an exhilarating thriller with great visual flare, top notch acting, and a story that will have you so involved that you'll possibly have no fingernails by the end of it!
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 18, 2012
Like a Teutonic techno band, this thriller is both skillfully familiar and chillingly strange.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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