Felon Synopsis
Convicted of murder, a man faces life in
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75

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
Felon's dialogue is overheated and some of its plot twists are preposterous, yet it's still white-knuckle tense, and held together by...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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The most startling performance comes from Val Kilmer as Wade's hardened cellmate, a man who combines bitterness with wisdom.
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70

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Mr. Dorff’s hot-wired portrayal of a prisoner under physical and psychic siege gives Felon its emotional through line as Wade’s attitude...
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70

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Stephen Dorff's powerhouse perf as an ordinary Joe trapped behind bars with warring ethnic psychopaths propels Felon well ahead of its...
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63

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Kilmer and Dorff, who was also an executive producer, immerse themselves in difficult roles.
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60

Village Voice

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Harold Perrineau gives unintentionally comic expression in Felon to the delineation between his character's public and private scruples.
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A good cast and disciplined direction add some distinction to Ric Roman Waugh's Felon, which is basically the old tale about an innocent...
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50

Los Angeles Times

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Felon is not a total bust. What does work is because of the strength of the actors. Dorff brings a visceral sense of desperation to his...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Val Kilmer, as a polite horn-rimmed sociopath with a heart of gold, keeps showing up to drop Nietzschean pensées.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
There are times when a Kilmer performance is like watching a clock move: well-timed and oddly compelling, even though it's totally...
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Excellent

By Neesyl
Good writing, acting and storyline. I highly recommend it....

This is a must see movie!

By Tmona
This movie had everything violence, action, and just a touch of sadness. My boyfriend and I really enjoyed it...and all of the actors did a kick-***job! Go and check it out...trust me you will not be...

Prison must see.

By JPCreedon
Felon didn't look like much to me on paper, I do like Kilmer and can't really recall seeing Dorff in anything since Blade... figured I'd give it a go though. Dorff awakes in the middle of the night...

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Rated R