Grosse Pointe Blank Synopsis
Hit man (John Cusack) meets prom date (Minnie Driver) 10 years later.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
High school reunions should only be this satisfying.
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A bright burst of action and comedy with a cast that makes for rousing good company.
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88

San Francisco Examiner

This movie has the jaunty good cheer of another great movie about hit men, "Prizzi's Honor." And that is high praise indeed.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Grosse Pointe Blank is covering the same kind of territory as that elephantine, if exciting, 1994 family man-killer thriller, "True Lies."...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
An entertaining oddity, an amiably black comedy whose bared teeth double as an engaging smile: It takes a satiric bite and leaves you...
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
The kind of quirky, character-driven comedy they don't make much anymore.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
This clever and original movie is like a John Hughes comedy for the '90s.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The film takes the form but not the feel of a comic thriller. It's quirkier than that.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The picture is a soggy, all-over-the- place mess.
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50

New York Daily News

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The tone remains uneasily divided between lightly realistic character comedy and the darkest, chilliest kind of farce.
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Rated R
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Quirky mix of laughs, romance, strong violence.
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