Mr. Brooks Synopsis
A man (Kevin Costner) has a murderous alter ego.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The appeal of Mr. Brooks is as obvious as it is hard to resist: Kevin Costner as a serial killer.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Entertainingly creepy.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Watching Kevin Costner and William Hurt share grim laughs during Bruce Evans' Mr. Brooks is one of the pleasures of this totally absurd and...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Listen to me: trash can surprise you. So don't get all elitist about the so-called cheap thrills in Mr. Brooks.
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By James Berardinelli
A curious mix of the campy and the intelligent, of high concept and low psychology. In spite of these contradictions, or perhaps because of...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A fertile example of the Studio Film Gone Berserk, where too many characters and too many story lines geometrically progress until a level...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Mr. Brooks begins promisingly, but it grows steadily more preposterous as it goes along, becoming the first feel-good serial-killer movie.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The film feels sleazy and nasty --- but without the pulp kick of filmmakers who know how to do sleazy and nasty.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Far-fetched, flimsy and uninvolving.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Mr. Brooks manages to be deeply loathsome -- no small feat for a film that's shallowly amateurish.
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By Movie Freak10
This Movie Is So Good And Entertaining.The Movie Was Such A good Thriller I never Thought The Guy Would Be Murder If I Meet Him.Just Take My Advice Go See Mr.Brooks!!!!!!!!!!Definitly 5 Starz...


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Mr. Brooks

By cinemasister
It seems a bit strange to say that "I loved this film"--considering its very dark and disturbing subject matter--but it was so well executed (no pun intended) that I highly recommend it. Costner...

Mr. Brooks

By OgyJoe
The movie is not even out yet, so I am not going to litter this "review" with spoilers. You are just going to have to get you lazy butt up out of that computer chair, drive to a theater, and see it...

Outstanding Seat Grabber

By AMC_Zander
This movie has an outstanding plot. The way the director portrays the charector of Mr. Brooks leaves you sitting at the edge of your seat. Not knowing what will happen keeps your eyes focused on what...

Creepy, Electric!!!

By magicdaddya
I saw this movie in a preview. We had no idea what we were getting ourselves in to. Without giving too much away, it's the kind of movie that makes you face the worst part of your soul. It's the kind...

Don't take your eyez of the screen!!!

By Hey_Vido
This movie as a rollercoaster of suspense and they way the characters work so well together in this movie makes it one for the cooler conversations on Monday. Kevin Costner has given himself a new...

Very Disturbing and NO redeeming value at all

By rmcovino
Terrible !! Because Fandangos reviews stated Must Go... I decided to see this movie. All 5 of us were VERY Disappointed. This movie is extremely violent and not enjoyable at all. Do NOT go and...


By dj4peace
One of the best crime movies I've seen in ages. Costner is not one of my fav's but he was great in this. The movie keeps you trying to figure out what is next, and you can't! They come up with shocks...

Mr Brook's

By ctb6187
This movie is an awesome thriller you get to see Kevin Costner play a killer, a role he hasn't ever played. But it is a great movie, you sit at the edge of your seat confused but then it all changes...

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Rated R | For strong bloody violence, some graphic sexual content, nudity and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Costner's delusional serial killer isn't for kids.
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