• Released
  • November 4, 2011
  • (Limited 11/4)
  • R , 1 hr 35 min
  • Suspense/Thriller
The Son of No One Synopsis
An incident from his past troubles a rookie police officer (Channing Tatum) in the present.
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Slant Magazine

The Son of No One is driven by mood and atmosphere to the extent that the stakes-free story and interest-free characters seem almost...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
Even if there were a compelling narrative here to begin with, Montiel's excessive technique would throw you right out of it.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Performances are strong across the board, and the movie offers a solid sense of place. But the mysteries, once explained, don't make a lot...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Here's a bad movie with hardly a bad scene. How can that be? The construction doesn't flow. The story doesn't engage. The insistent...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The more that secret comes out, the more incoherent (and ludicrous) the film gets.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
This heavy-handed muddle of a cop thriller is just impossibly bad.
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Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
It's all very messy and entirely too obvious at the same time. Montiel makes the most of his settings, but the story keeps staggering into...
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Wall Street Journal

By John Anderson
Despite all the nervous tension, the central drama is flawed - Jonathan isn't trying to find a killer. He is the killer. Something is...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Ineptly written and directed, the nihilistic The Son of No One flaunts an attitude best summed up by a cynical Pacino -- "A man has to live...
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Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
By the time The Son of No One reaches its wanna-be-tragic finale, you'd like nothing more than to kick this bastard child to the curb.
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Great movie. A total 180 of what the reviews are saying

By ofcwoody
It may have been a bit far reaching with a cover up to a murder and the murder of the magazine editor, but it worked for me....

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By Jeannine417
Realistic story good movie. It's a shame not in more theaters...

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Rated R | For Violence, pervasive language and breif disturbing sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Gritty, violent NYC drama is for adults only.
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