Seven Synopsis
Detectives (Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman) probe murders based on the seven deadly sins.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
It's intriguing, appalling, savvy, nasty, grossly unsettling -- you may not like what you see, but you'll definitely be affected by the...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A dark, grisly, horrifying and intelligent thriller.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Placing style above coherence, Seven glosses over plot points and shows a weakness for cheap, lurid effects.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
This homicide thriller has a tantalizingly morbid atmosphere of unease.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
While Seven lacks the cleverness of the superior "Usual Suspects," it's strong enough to hold its own against most other thrillers.
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70

TV Guide

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An accomplished thriller that's nasty, brutish and relatively short.
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70

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's not the identity of the killer that gives Seven its kick -- it's the way Fincher raises mystery to the level of moral provocation.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It's a misfire--but a fascinating, magnetic misfire, a film full of first-rate talents forced into absurdity, struggling to bring...
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Director David Fincher shovels on more gloom than even the serial killer genre can sustain in the murkily moody, but self-defeating, Seven.
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By
While the premise is intriguing, the movie is gluey, bumbling and singularly un-thrilling.
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Deeply Scary, Intense, Awesome Movie

By thesilentcat4
I would like to give a great pat on the back to the actor who played the murderer, giving his name will give away the surprise. This was chilling. Intense. A piece of art. And as those kids say,...

Seven review

By Therumrunner5
Cable...

SEVEN = Perfect 10

By lugubriousthespian
David Fincher's dark, atmospheric, genius-serial-killer-on-a-rampage thriller keeps getting better and better with each viewing. Certainly in light of all these pale imitations like the SAW franchise...

Scary Good

By Rbastian12
While this film proved to be a large stepping stone for Brad Pitt, perhaps Morgan Freeman should have called it quits after Seven. One of the creepest thrillers of the 90's, and beyond the terror and...

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Se7en Review

By rocketjsl357
suspenseful and oppressively moody! but i didn't really get a shock out of the final scene at all - thought it was way too predictable - an unsatisfying conclusion for a very solid movie. however,...

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Rated R
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Grim, slick, shocking thriller. Older teens only.
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