50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A twisty, turny and ultimately silly thriller from "Inside Man's" Russell Gewirtz.
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
The movie, which has more than 10 credited producers, feels like one of those slick, for-the-money projects Hollywood studios cook up via graph charts and marketing surveys.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
A relatively harmless movie that becomes killing-a-mockingbird sinful for what it does to its leads.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Luke Sader
An ordinary cop picture boosted by two charismatic superstars but hindered by its dearth of surprises.
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45

NPR

By Bob Mondello
Slack, morally ambiguous, decidedly sub-Dexter serial-killer-cop story that's been cooked up for them (De Niro/Pacino).
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Of the supporting performances, Gugino, Leguizamo and Wahlberg offer solid turns, but are let down by dialogue.
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38

Boston Globe

When actors are as great as De Niro and Pacino, watching them in a movie like Righteous Kill is deadly.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
By the time the movie reaches its protracted conclusion, it feels like a slog. Pacino has a few funny lines, as does Leguizamo, but not nearly enough to save the film from collapsing under the weight of its own self-righteous tedium.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Righteous Kill, a.k.a. The Al and Bob Show, is a cop flick with all the drama of "Law and Order: AARP." This movie defines drag-ass.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's not much fun to see these two reduced to "Mad TV" parodies of themselves.
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36 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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