• Released
  • May 3, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 45 min
  • Suspense/Thriller
  • 158 Fan Ratings

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
The dialogue is hard-bitten and Mamet-sharp.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
As Richard Kuklinski, the Garden State guy who sleepwalks into an infamously deadly life he was born for, Shannon hits a whole other level.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
The Iceman is a vivid evocation of a remorseless sociopath sustaining a double life as a contract killer and devoted family man. Gritty, gripping and unrelentingly intense, Ariel Vromen’s film boasts richly detailed character work from an ideal cast.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Because the sociopath at the center of this family portrait never asks for forgiveness, The Iceman is truly chilling.
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New York Observer

By Rex Reed
The point of The Iceman is “Even monsters are human,” but it takes a great actor to make a dubious theme convincing.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
So it's a bit squishy at the center. But the film is sleek, purposeful and extremely well acted.
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By James Berardinelli
It's an unsettling piece that reminds us how even monsters aspire to living the American dream.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Shannon's restrained and mesmerizing portrayal, bolstered by an excellent offbeat supporting cast, makes for an edgy and compelling Mob yarn.
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Entertainment Weekly

Ultimately, this is a grim (both visually and thematically) character study of an unsympathetic character, leaving Shannon, who manages to deliver another impressive performance, twisting in the ice-cold wind.
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Village Voice

Ultimately The Iceman is a blend of Mafia-film cliché and the jarring reality of lives undone by crime.
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60 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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