Metacritic Movie Ratings
Where the Truth Lies Reviews

3.0

47

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterRay Bennett

    Atom Egoyan has delivered a big, slick and sexy mystery in Where the Truth Lies, turning the Rupert Holmes novel into a sumptuous tale of show business hype and duplicity.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    A mood of lush romantic decadence -- sleaze made enigmatic -- hovers over Where the Truth Lies, which has a score that works so hard to evoke "Vertigo" that it may leave you dizzy.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    Kevin Bacon is on a roll right now after several good roles, and here he channels diabolical sleaze while mugging joylessly before the telethon cameras.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayMike Clark

    Stilted film squanders an intriguing premise.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Malevolence is in generous supply throughout the film. Easy enjoyment is not.

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