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Based on 27 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Righteous Kill, a.k.a. The Al and Bob Show, is a cop flick with all the drama of "Law and Order: AARP." This movie defines drag-ass. show more

  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    A relatively harmless movie that becomes killing-a-mockingbird sinful for what it does to its leads. show more

  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    By the time the movie reaches its protracted conclusion, it feels like a slog. Pacino has a few funny lines, as does Leguizamo, but not nearly enough to save the film from collapsing under the weight of its own self-righteous tedium. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    A twisty, turny and ultimately silly thriller from "Inside Man's" Russell Gewirtz. show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Of the supporting performances, Gugino, Leguizamo and Wahlberg offer solid turns, but are let down by dialogue. show more

  • 50
    Luke Sader The Hollywood Reporter

    An ordinary cop picture boosted by two charismatic superstars but hindered by its dearth of surprises. show more

  • 45
    Bob Mondello NPR

    Slack, morally ambiguous, decidedly sub-Dexter serial-killer-cop story that's been cooked up for them (De Niro/Pacino). show more

  • 50
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    The movie, which has more than 10 credited producers, feels like one of those slick, for-the-money projects Hollywood studios cook up via graph charts and marketing surveys. show more

  • 50
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    The entire movie is one big build-up to a twist that, while not exactly cheating, plays is an awfully cheap trick. show more

  • 50
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Its failure to live up to even modest expectations is a blow. There's nothing righteous to be found here. show more

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