High Crimes Synopsis
An attorney (Ashley Judd) tries to prove her husband's (Jim Caviezel) innocence.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Has some faults, but it manages to keep its audience either angry or jumpy from start to finish.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Comes across as gratifying, not grating: the same way the familiarity of a well-crafted whodunit is part of the book's pleasures.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is the second movie Judd and Freeman have made together (after "Kiss the Girls" in 1997). They're both good at projecting a kind of...
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It's still a disappointment: a well-mounted and well-acted suspense movie that, thanks to its illogical script, falls off a cliff midway...
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Ms. Judd commands the screen with consistent authority, and Mr. Freeman brings expansive humor to the role of a self-styled wildcard who's...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Judd has genuine movie star magnetism -- beauty, intelligence, presence and talent to spare. In the old studio days, she'd be Ingrid...
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The story has possibilities, but you'll spot the big plot twists long before they happen, and the acting by Judd and Cavaziel is strictly...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Every minute of the film is trash, and director Carl Franklin seems to know it.
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
It's no crime the movie has one or two endings too many, given that many thrillers of the past quarter-century have had the same. But...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
This is very much a ''woman's picture,'' driven by a twin rudder of anxiety and empowerment.
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Mediocre thriller of the betrayed-woman genre.
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