The Interpreter Synopsis
A United Nations interpreter overhears plans of an assassination.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Thrillers don't get much smarter than The Interpreter.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
As beautifully designed, swift and sleek as a classic sports car, throbbing with emotion and intelligence, it's a neat suspense film that's...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
An elegant adventure of a different kind.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A suspense thriller of rare intelligence.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
An intelligent, old-fashioned nail-biter.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The Interpreter bristles with the smart, steadily engrossing tension that marked such 1970s goodies as "All the President's Men," "The...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
In the absence of internal logic, external style and emotional intelligence carry the day.
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
With major stars, a name director and grown-up subject matter, this middling drama is less a movie to recommend with vigor than to covet on...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The film feels long, the editing is choppy, and the plot strands are at once convoluted and cliched.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A righteous but wrongheaded thriller, chokes on its well-meant outrage and leaves a moth-eaten plot and handful of nonsense characters on...
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Rated PG-13 | For violence, some sexual content and brief strong language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ This intense thriller is best for older teens.
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