Deception Synopsis
An accountant becomes the prime suspect in a woman's disappearance after he joins a sex club.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Jackman and McGregor are a delight to watch.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
An overwrought and ultimately silly thriller.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
With her arresting, off-kilter look of bruised desire, Michelle Williams ends up being the most interesting aspect of this somber corn.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Deception is not the cool, noirish thriller it tries to be. Despite a cast that includes double-crossers Hugh Jackman and Ewan McGregor and...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Why Hugh Jackman was so excited by Mark Bomback's script to star and produce the film is as big a mystery as why such talents-on-a-roll as...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Stephen Cole
A lamentably slack and dishonest genre exercise.
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By James Berardinelli
To succeed, Deception requires viewers to be both inattentive and stupid. There's not a twist in this flimsy and moth-eaten plot that isn't...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie actually does feel like an Americanized work of Hong Kong moviemaking. But the desperate, derivative style, the nonsense...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Everything is wrong pretty much from the start of this misbegotten adventure.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The real culprit is first-time director Marcel Langenegger, who seems to have studied for his debut by watching nothing but Cinemax. The...
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By Qualitynotquantity
What on earth is the point of having 2000 reviews made up of can't wait don't care etc. I am guilty in that this is not a review of the movie but I am at least making a valid point. I am finding I...

Looking for Love

By joesteph
The accountant whose career kills his chances of having a relationship meets others in the same boat, but with an "arms length" personal interplay. Sensuous scenes and false overtures of friendship...

pretty good.

This movie can be slow at times, but overall- I was pleased. It doesn't turn out like you think!!!! If you like suspense, sex, Hugh & Ewan- go see it!...

Just out of curiosity...

By Mystweaver
Why do people write reviews or give ratings for movies they haven't even seen yet? Who exactly "cares" if you are looking forward to it or not? I don't know your credentials... why should your...


By StinkyRose
Story was pretty good...

I actully liked this movie

By I see every movie out
Ewan Mcgreggor was realy good in this movie. But it was kind of werid to see Hugh Jackman playing a real creepy charactor cause hes such a cool guy in real life. Realy good plotline and remided me of...

This must be a joke.

By colouredblue
My friend and I agreed, any movie with Ewan MacGregor and Hugh Jackman in it couldn't possibly be all that bad. We were wrong. The first fifteen minutes or so of this movie are cute, well filmed,...

Very angry.

By the_chris
This movie was completely predictable straight from the begining. At first I thought it was meant to be that way, and then at some point they were going to suprise us with some massive twist,...

I liked it

By mael646
I really wanted to see this movie until I saw the reviews. Last night I broke down and saw it anyways and was glad I did. It by no means is going to win any awards but it kept me interested the...

Slow, slow, slow, don't go

By likesoldmovies
Only 4 of us in theater. Movie was so slow, I wanted to go to sleep. Don't waste your time or money....

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Rated R | For sexual content, language, brief violence and some drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Implausible, mature thriller about a sex club.
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