• Released
  • July 20, 2011
  • (Limited 7/20)
  • R , 1 hr 38 min
  • Comedy

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Good Neighbors is a hotbed of twisted ideas with a straightforward yet novel approach to the Gothic horror in the hearts of mistakenly everyday people. Stressful and disconcerting but highly recommended, it gave me nightmares.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Working from a 1982 novel set in Quebec City, director-writer Jacob Tierney provides enough thrills and surprises, even a little satire, to keep viewers' attention.
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New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
It's his film's metamorphosis into something else -- something every bit as dark, and every bit as intriguing -- that will keep viewers planted in their seats, and, at times, perched on the edges of them.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Good Neighbors is a film of acquired taste. If one is willing to accept humor in a movie about a serial killer, if one likes a thriller than emphasizes character over thrills, if one is susceptible to a cast of characters that includes three cats, then the movie has found its very selective target audience.
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Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
Quirky, creepy and increasingly involving, the Montreal-set thriller Good Neighbors throws a trio of offbeat apartment dwellers together under one shaky roof as a serial killer wreaks havoc around town.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Swerving from bland to brutal, endearingly coy to shockingly explicit, the Canadian import Good Neighbors finds pitch-black comedy among white-bread lives.
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Pam Grady
Good Neighbors' greatest strength is that even when the plot becomes too obvious and the thriller aspects fall apart, it can always wrestle a laugh out of you.
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Village Voice

A murder close to home freaks Louise out, but it's a pointed cat poisoning that sends her, and Good Neighbors, over the edge. Tierney offers what preparations he can for the offbeat darkness to come - faint organ chords and a focus on his character's idiosyncrasies build a sense of dread - but at least one part of the perfect, triple-crossing crime that plays out is so black you may want to wear shades.
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Time Out New York

It's blackhearted fun, but eventually the spurt runs dry, and all that's left is a pallid corpse.
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Slant Magazine

By Paul Schrodt
Good Neighbors basically runs on the assumption that Montreal is the last place you would ever want to live.
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60 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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