• Released
  • October 14, 2011
  • (Limited 10/14)
  • R , 1 hr 45 min
  • Drama
    Suspense/Thriller
Texas Killing Fields Synopsis
Two detectives hunt a serial killer who dumps his victims in a nearby marsh.
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Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
It's an intriguingly murky B-movie that should satisfy genre buffs.
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60

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
When it comes to scenes in which characters are asked to say more than two words, however, the filmmaker's a decided amateur; Moretz, in...
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55

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Moretz brings some natural gravity to a role that hasn't been adequately fleshed out.
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50

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
The story simply doesn't stand up, with its combination of well-worn plot elements and confusing red herrings -- or maybe they're just...
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50

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
The younger Mann goes through the motions of a gritty murder mystery with plenty of technical proficiency but only a modicum of soul. The...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

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A just-OK second feature from Ami Canaan Mann – daughter of Michael Mann, one of two credited producers here – and the latest outing for...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Texas Killing Fields begins along the lines of a police procedural and might have been perfectly absorbing if it had played by the rules:...
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Basically "csi: East Texas,'' the debut feature of Ami Canaan Mann is long on style and short on coherent storytelling, not unlike numerous...
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50

Slant Magazine

By Nick Schager
Texas Killing Fields's mood is one of drowning in quicksand, though said atmosphere is the byproduct of both Ami Canaan Mann's often dreamy...
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Rote, dull and point-blank obvious.
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Movies in Review: "The Texas Killing Fields"

By tajgreene
This crime film based on true events about a serial killer in Texas was a bit all over the place. It was hard to follow, and annoying to watch really. This movie would have been better suited as an...

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Rated R | For Language, violence and some sexual references