Secret Window Synopsis
Writer is accused of steaing a psychotic woman's best story.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A jokey, junky potboiler.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Bloody, bone-chilling fun.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Depp gives a smart, subtle performance, and Turturro is terrific as a foe who's both exactly what he seems and exactly the opposite. Koepp's...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Even if a certain glibness in the plotting deflates its impact somewhat at the finish, it remains an eerie, playful thriller and an...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The story is more entertaining as it rolls along than it is when it gets to the finish line. But at least King uses his imagination right...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A potent psychological thriller bolstered by strong performances and an offbeat sense of humor. What renders it an unsettling cut above...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The movie telegraphs its intentions too early and relies too much on a single actor, Johnny Depp, to achieve its emotional force.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Doesn't keep any secrets but an open one: that Johnny Depp is on a roll, and actor's block is definitely not his problem.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Secret Window has an ending that lets one of our most reliably interesting actors pull out all the stops. But getting there from a good...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
It's a slight story to begin with, and the movie teeters on camp with its jokey filler material -- the typical King stuff including...
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Secret Window review

By Therumrunner5
Cable...

its stephen king...

By heroeslover
i like johhny depp being in a stephen king movie. he should do more. it wasnt scary just creepy. but u should deff rent it......

Johnny Depp in a Stephen King Story? How could you go wrong?!

By Varvaro
This is one of the few roles I saw Depp play that wasn't Jack Sparrow and he was great. The plot was also pretty good but I would expect nothing less from King himself. I'm a bit surprised at the...

Crazy cool!

By MongrolMan
This movie has such a twisting story that it had me from start to end! This one had good acting, directing, writing, everything. See it for a nutty ride....

Depp's "Secret Window"

By Javajive
One of "many" Johnny DEPP's best films "Secret Window". Seened it on the big screen when first released in 2004 & also in DVD format. It's twist a chiller movie played with much clever wit &...

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Rated PG-13 | For violence/terror, sexual content and language
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ It all feels recycled and re-recycled.
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