Simon Killer Synopsis
After a bad breakup, Simon escapes to Paris where he falls in love with a young prostitute, and their fateful journey begins.
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indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
With a dense, often impermeable style and a mentally unstable protagonist, Simon Killer is like watching the disturbed anti-hero of...
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88

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
The movie fares less well when the plot and Simon’s neuroses come to the surface, but there is some tremendous suspense in the movie’s...
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75

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Writer-director Antonio Campos, making excellent use of the queasy rhythms of a percussive musical score, keeps piling up the dread as we...
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75

Slant Magazine

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The film has many elements of a thriller, but ultimately Antonio Campos's interest lies much more in profiling, yet never over-determining,...
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70

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Simon Killer is a beautifully made look at ugliness and brutality, the kind of oxymoronic exercise that fascinates some and repels others.
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65

NPR

By Scott Tobias
The film is frequently masterful, suggesting the turbulent inner state of an American sociopath who believes himself to be a good guy.
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60

Empire

Black-veined and dark-hearted, this is another persuasive character study from Campos.
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The Guardian

By Henry Barnes
Brady Corbet is excellent as thoroughly unlikable Simon.
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50

RogerEbert.com

A relentless and largely unrewarding descent into an ostensibly personal hell.
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A relentless and largely unrewarding descent into an ostensibly personal hell.
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This was a surprise

By mike1989garman
This was just a really good movie that I was surprised I liked it as much as I did. It's a dark film and Simon the film's protagonist is not a likable guy. Brady Corbit was outstanding. It reminded...

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Rated NR