Murder Mystery

Critics Consensus

Murder Mystery reunites Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler for a lightweight comedy that's content to settle for merely mediocre.



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When an NYC cop (Adam Sandler) finally takes his wife (Jennifer Aniston) on a long promised European trip, a chance meeting on the flight gets them invited to an intimate family gathering on the Super Yacht of elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince. When Quince is murdered, they become the prime suspects in a modern day whodunit.

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Critic Reviews for Murder Mystery

All Critics (49) | Top Critics (12)

  • Aniston and Sandler, paired before in 2011's Just Go With It, relax into their roles as if their only stake in Mystery is to enjoy the free trip to Italy and have fun running down cobblestones.

    Jun 17, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…
  • Every Adam Sandler comedy abides by a trope as hoary as "the butler did it." At some point in the shenanigans, Sandler's schlub has gotta get a chance to prove he's the bravest boy in the world.

    Jun 14, 2019 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

    Amy Nicholson

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  • It would be uncomfortably cynical to assume that Sandler thinks these novocaine-like comedies are what common people want to watch, but the guy doesn't leave us much choice.

    Jun 14, 2019 | Rating: D | Full Review…
  • Even grading on a curve, though, Murder Mystery is a tired, bordering on tiresome endeavor -- feeling like the pilot for a not-very-good TV show -- as well as a reminder that Netflix's content buffet caters to all kinds of tastes.

    Jun 14, 2019 | Full Review…

    Brian Lowry
    Top Critic
  • Adam Sandler is a genius, sure. But I'd love it if he were to smarten up, too.

    Jun 14, 2019 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…
  • Just entertaining enough to make you wish it was actually good.

    Jun 14, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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