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The Son of No One Review

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0.5

Grae Drake Profile

Guilty of mindslaughter. Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 2.0
    36

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 30

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal John Anderson

    Despite all the nervous tension, the central drama is flawed - Jonathan isn't trying to find a killer. He is the killer. Something is lacking in the dramatic equation.

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  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The more that secret comes out, the more incoherent (and ludicrous) the film gets.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Here's a bad movie with hardly a bad scene. How can that be? The construction doesn't flow. The story doesn't engage. The insistent flashbacks are distracting. The plot has problems it sidesteps. Yet here is a gifted cast doing what it's asked to do. The failure is in the writing and editing.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Performances are strong across the board, and the movie offers a solid sense of place. But the mysteries, once explained, don't make a lot of sense.

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