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A Simple Plan Reviews

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March 30, 2017
Sam Raimi, best known for wowing audiences with stylistic gymnastics and manic mayhem, directs this quietly desperate thriller with chilly restraint...
June 18, 2012
[Raimi] austerely rejects hyped-up camera tricks and jokey shock effects and creates living, complex characters whose fates we care about. The result is easily his finest film to date.
September 7, 2011
A Simple Plan is lean, elegant, and emotionally complex - a marvel of backwoods classicism.
Full Review | Original Score: A
July 22, 2008
Perfect capers gone horribly, inexorably awry have always kept audiences squirming. But just when we think we've seen it all, Raimi offers a few new wrinkles.
July 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 25, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: A
June 24, 2006
Raimi takes the old story about dishonour among thieves and renders it fresh through the calm, cool, steady assurance of the telling.
May 26, 2006
A great film, and a major leap forward in the career of Sam Raimi.
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 27, 2005
A pre-Spiderman Sam Raimi delivers a stunningly powerful film about the consequences of greed.
| Original Score: A
July 25, 2003
Tenso e trágico.
| Original Score: 4/5
May 22, 2003
What would you do for 4 million dollars? How far would you go to get it? Sam Raimi's brilliant, chilling A Simple Plan tells the story of 4 people that went much too far.
Full Review | Original Score: A
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 3.5/4
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 7, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 15, 2002
A smart, scary, suspenseful and heartbreaking morality tale about ordinary people destroyed not by demons but their own desires.
March 24, 2002
It prevails over predictability because of its canny subtlety, depth of character, and literate intelligence -- qualities hardly to be expected from the director of The Evil Dead and Darkman.
June 14, 2001
I think director Raimi wanted this film to be another Fargo, and instead it was more like the first Evil Dead - all Billy Bob's charisma and nought else.
Full Review| Original Score: 3
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