San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
To see Perfect Stranger is to wish for a more sophisticated vehicle for a film actress this good, but actors -- and audiences -- take what they can get. This is better than most.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Todd Komarnicki's screenplay relies heavily on red herrings and a host of suspects (there are more murderers swanning around Hill's sleek offices than there were aboard the Orient Express) to keep audiences distracted from what, in retrospect, is really pretty obvious.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Think you'd be happy watching Berry do little more than look beautiful? Perfect Stranger gives you plenty of opportunity to find out.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Perfect Stranger is the Egg MacGuffin of whodunits, a cheesy affair that casts so many baited lures that they tangle each other and don't hook you.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
The star wattage quickly dims in this slick-looking but ringingly hollow affair that starts off generically at best before collapsing into a convoluted heap of shrill screen cliches.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A dull, dumb and unforgivably dated thriller, free of thrills and any kind of perfection.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
After "Gothika " and "Catwoman ," a viewer has to wonder: Why does this woman keep making thrillers if she can't bring herself to be thrilled?
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A crappy thriller gussied up with a chrome-plated veneer.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Superficial and lurid, Perfect Stranger is the cinematic equivalent of spam and should, like those trashy messages, be avoided.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Life is full of choices, and Halle Berry has made another bad one with Perfect Stranger, a perfectly off-putting thriller.
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31 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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