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76
Based on 27 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
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  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A bright burst of action and comedy with a cast that makes for rousing good company. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The picture is a soggy, all-over-the- place mess. show more

  • 75
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    The kind of quirky, character-driven comedy they don't make much anymore. show more

  • 50
    New York Daily News

    The tone remains uneasily divided between lightly realistic character comedy and the darkest, chilliest kind of farce. show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Grosse Pointe Blank is covering the same kind of territory as that elephantine, if exciting, 1994 family man-killer thriller, "True Lies." But this time, the joke stings. [11 April 1997, Friday, p.A] show more

  • 88
    San Francisco Examiner

    This movie has the jaunty good cheer of another great movie about hit men, "Prizzi's Honor." And that is high praise indeed. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    This clever and original movie is like a John Hughes comedy for the '90s. show more

  • 75
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    An entertaining oddity, an amiably black comedy whose bared teeth double as an engaging smile: It takes a satiric bite and leaves you laughing through the pain. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The film takes the form but not the feel of a comic thriller. It's quirkier than that. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    A bleak, black satire that occasionally strays all the way into "Pulp Fiction" territory. show more

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