• Released
  • September 15, 1995
  • R , 2 hr 8 min
  • Drama
Clockers Synopsis
Detective (Harvey Keitel) thinks wrong man confessed to murder.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A work of staggering intelligence and emotional force -- a mosaic of broken dreams.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Although Clockers is... a murder mystery, in solving its murder, it doesn't even begin to find a solution to the system that led to the...
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78

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
This is the first Spike Lee Joint that feels more like a mainstream Hollywood cops-in-the-'hood picture and less like one of Lee's...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Clockers has the strengths of Lee's best work (passion, humor, terrific acting) without the preachiness, self-importance and gimmicky camera...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Ultimately, Clockers probably attempts too much, and ends up seeming overcrowded as a result.
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63

TV Guide

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Spike Lee's adaptation of a solid, if overpraised, crime novel by Richard Price is slickly made and well acted. But with most of the...
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Lee captures the despair, self-delusion, occasional terror and frequent humor of a praised and popular novel, aided by the potent acting...
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60

Empire

By Angie Errigo
Not Lee's finest but intriguing nonetheless.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
This is an adaptation that must have been hard to screw up, yet screwed up it has been. If the movie is far from dreadful, it's even...
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By Barbara Shulgasser
Lee seems to think that all his major characters are basically good people who deserve another chance, and so for the sake of an...
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Rated R