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Based on 22 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 70
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's not the identity of the killer that gives Seven its kick -- it's the way Fincher raises mystery to the level of moral provocation. show more

  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Placing style above coherence, Seven glosses over plot points and shows a weakness for cheap, lurid effects. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Director David Fincher shovels on more gloom than even the serial killer genre can sustain in the murkily moody, but self-defeating, Seven. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A dark, grisly, horrifying and intelligent thriller. show more

  • 88
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    It's intriguing, appalling, savvy, nasty, grossly unsettling -- you may not like what you see, but you'll definitely be affected by the sight. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    While Seven lacks the cleverness of the superior "Usual Suspects," it's strong enough to hold its own against most other thrillers. show more

  • 63
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    It's a misfire--but a fascinating, magnetic misfire, a film full of first-rate talents forced into absurdity, struggling to bring believability to nonsense. [22 September 1995, Friday, p. C] show more

  • 50
    San Francisco Examiner

    While the premise is intriguing, the movie is gluey, bumbling and singularly un-thrilling. show more

  • 70
    TV Guide

    An accomplished thriller that's nasty, brutish and relatively short. show more

  • 78
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    A very nasty piece of work, indeed. show more

  • October 13, 2011 pd00000000103478
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    absolute of the best with greay suspence

  • June 17, 2008 pitttluvvver
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    A great thrilling moie with a grat plot, and twist. I reccomend this to anyone who likes freeman, and pitt, and thrillers will love this movie!

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