The Killer Inside Me Synopsis
An encounter with an aggressive prostitute brings a lawman's homicidal tendencies to the surface.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The Killer Inside Me is tough, disturbing stuff: We're tagging along with a sociopath as he explains himself, reveals himself, works things...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Disturbing but very watchable noir.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The movie does Thompson proud. It's a scorcher.
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75

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Like black coffee that's flung in our face, The Killer Inside Me silences the question of whether it's good or bad. But for darn sure, it's...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The reader of a pulp crime thriller might be satisfied simply with the prurient descriptions, and certainly this film visualizes those and...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Affleck is playing someone split down the middle, but we're stuck seeing only one side of him.
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55

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Winterbottom’s version goes too far.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Good-looking but not very effective adaptation of the seedy classic by "Grifters" author Jim Thompson.
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50

NPR

By Scott Tobias
A streamlined script might have helped. Curran and Winterbottom lose themselves in the soupy business of union shenanigans, an internal...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
It looks spiffy. It has an attractive cast. Marcel Zyskind's cinematography seethes and shines. And it's a crock.
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The Killer Inside Me

By Drez_Digital
Casey affleck shines on screen in this dark destructive noir thriller....

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Rated NR | For aberrant sexual content, some graphic nudity and disturbing brutal violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Dark thriller centers on brutal violence against women.
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