One False Move Reviews

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August 15, 2002
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February 27, 2001
What sets One False Move apart from other films of its sort is the superior screenplay by first time screenwriters Billy Bob Thornton and Tom Epperson that gets better and better as the film progresses.
January 1, 2000
Franklin's direction is so good that it's no exaggeration to say that One False Move seldom makes one.
January 1, 2000
It's a meaty character study and one of the better thrillers to come along in some time.
January 1, 2000
One False Move is a thriller with a hair-trigger sense of tension. Directed by newcomer Carl Franklin, its power comes from the stripped-down simplicity of its style and the unblinking savagery of its violence.
January 1, 2000
It's an eerie and horrifying experience, ably directed by newcomer Carl Franklin. It's also unsettlingly compelling, even at its most conventional moments.
January 1, 2000
a tight, tense little thriller that's most notable today as a launching pad for the careers of Bill Paxton and Billy Bob Thornton.
January 1, 2000
Gritty, engaging, enjoyable and laced with spurts of graphic violence.
January 1, 2000
Here is a crime movie that lifts you up and carries you along in an ominously rising tide of tension, building to an emotional payoff of amazing power.
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