• Released
  • October 12, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 51 min
  • Comedy
  • 1,246 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: The oddball friends of a struggling screenwriter (Colin Farrell) kidnap a mobster's beloved dog.

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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Men in movies are often just overgrown boys, and Seven Psychopaths is out to prove it - in the most twisted, hilarious way possible.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
An energetically demented psycho-killer comedy set in faux-noir L.A., Seven Psychopaths rollicks along to the unique narrative beat and...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

While it's way behind the "Pulp Fiction" curve, Seven Psychopaths can be terrifically entertaining.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Blood splatters, heads explode, and McDonagh takes sassy, self-mocking shots at the very notion of being literary in Hollywood. It's...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Absurdly entertaining even after it disappears up its own hindquarters in the last act, and it gives some of our weirder actors ample room...
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70

NPR

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There's something overtly mechanical about McDonagh's approach that keeps it all from being as outrageously fun as it's pretending to be.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Meta and messy, Seven Psychopaths does not hang together like "In Bruges."
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60

New York Daily News

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Each cast member helps push it along, with standouts including Rockwell, Harrelson and Gabourey Sidibe in a brief but memorable scene. They...
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The violence wears you down. Like one of its nutso characters, Seven Psychopaths has a death wish.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Compared with other movies, Seven Psychopaths is clever and inventive enough to be considered a weak success or a modest failure, the kind...
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Rated R | For Strong violence, bloody images, pervasive language, sexuality/nudity and some drug use.
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 17+ Graphic violence, strong language in clever crime comedy.
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