5.0

84

out of 100

Metascore®
Universal acclaim
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Mesmerizing.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    A superb crime melodrama.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterFrank Scheck

    Pungently atmospheric, brilliantly textured and featuring superb performances from every performer in parts big and small.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    One bad idea can unravel and ruin lives in unimaginably horrific ways.That's the concept underlying the riveting Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, a sharply acted and highly entertaining morality play.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    This is not a drama of shadings, but of ever-increasing intensity.

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