Seven Psychopaths 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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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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The Hollywood Reporter

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

By Steven Rea
Meta and messy, Seven Psychopaths does not hang together like "In Bruges."
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New York Daily News

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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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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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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Funny! NOT!

By rltoys
Wow! I can't believe I wasted any of my evening seeing this horrible movie. I saw the review on USA Today and it sounded great ... if you love PULP FICTION it said,you'll love it ...said it was SO...

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By Aristotle'sLover
Great actors and great one liners ----scattered, unrelated hilarity on occasion ---- otherwise gruesome and the bloody visual detract from any dialogue. Otherwise way too obvious "guy" mania trying...

Yawn Fest

By field
Pace of the movie was a little bit too slow, the humor was bland, probably tweaked for people with about 70 IQ average. The whole thing about the movie writing itself as it happens i just found kind...

I want those 2 hours of my life back!

By Old_enuf_to_know_better
At this writing, 97% positive Tweets about this movie....really??????? The only reason I rated it NO instead of OH NO is because I am a huge fan of Christopher Walken.... Love dark quirky edgy...


By MedRed
Quite a few people walked out of this movie as I doubt it was what they expected. It seems like someone tried to make a Tarantino/Guy Ritchie hybrid style movie. Please leave this style of movie to...

Save your money

By Bad Dog Dude
VERY VERY slow paced boring movie. Like watching paint dry. If you're a HUGE fan of the Hollywood stars in this movie, then go. But despite the big name cast, there's very mediocre acting, a...

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By Jeff from San Jose
Great movie! I was caught off guard. I did not expect the film to be as entertaining as it was. It had me laughing and very interested in the characters. The performances by Colin Ferrell,...

Seven Psycopaths not for Sane People

By VanView
The only good thing about this movie happened after we got up and left about an hour after it started. We were presented with a Readmission Ticket to see another movie. The movie itself is not for...


By DateNightLover
While there were several funny punch lines in the movie, we were disappointed with the movie overall. Woody Harrelson wasn't as funny as I had hoped and the plot was all over the place. It would...

Walked Out! I hate that!

By littledd
I gave this movie time to redeem itself. Over an hour I sat there wondering what the critics were writing about. This movie had no plot. Just segments not even pieced together. Blood and violence...

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Rated R | For Strong violence, bloody images, pervasive language, sexuality/nudity and some drug use.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Graphic violence, strong language in clever crime comedy.
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