Metacritic Movie Ratings
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Reviews

4.0

72

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    The deliriously enjoyable noir comedy-thriller Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang does nothing by halves and everything by doubles.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneRobert K. Elder

    Black's retro-noir reminds us why we love movies: because they can surprise us, even when we're ankle deep in bullet casings, bodies and enough twists to tie us in knots.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Amazingly and incessantly funny, a free-form riff on Hollywood shenanigans, the film noir genre and film in general.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    Downey and Monaghan are wonderful at playing characters that compensate for the harshness of their past with flippant swaggers.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayMike Clark

    All three actors give it their all, but Monaghan stands out with a sexy yet oddly down-to-earth variation on the Midwest girl gone wrong, thanks partly to a dark dysfunctional family secret.

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